10 Classics to Try if You Like SFF

Welcome to my latest new blog post series! I’m not sure yet how many posts are going to be in this series, but I’m hoping to make it a monthly thing, probably for the rest of this year. Each month, I’m going to pick a different genre, focusing on popular bookstagram/booktube genres, and recommend 10 classics that you will probably enjoy if you’re a fan of that genre! If I’ve read and reviewed them, I’ll leave a link to my review so you can find out more, but some might be TBR books. Today, I’m focusing on science fiction and fantasy, and suggesting some classics (including modern classics!) that you might enjoy if you’re a fan of this genre.

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Mansfield Park – Jane Austen: Review & Recommend | CLASSICS CATCHUPS

I recently read Mansfield Park by Jane Austen as a buddy read with my good friend Amy @ Read Dream Live, and I have to admit, it wasn’t what I expected. I’ve read Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility, and never have I encountered such a dull Austen heroine! Nor have I actually ever encountered an Austen side character quite so dull as Fanny.

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The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox – Maggie O’Farrell: Review & Recommend | ELLIE LOVES

TW: rape (non-explicit), death of infant, abuse of psychiatric patients.

Maggie O’Farrell was the name on everyone in the literary world’s lips last year, thanks to her novel Hamnet. However, until I received The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox in Hachette’s Feminist Book Box, I hadn’t ever heard of it. I was intrigued by it as soon as I received it, and it spent an impressively short amount of time waiting on my TBR compared to most other books that I have!

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