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Emma is a simple girl who reads too many books for her own good - especially considering she does not drink anything caffeinated. She plans to study English at Oxford (yes Oxford - she still can't believe it!!) in 2012. If her workload gets heavy, she finds solace in writing, art or cheesecake.

Should I read… Dark Romance?

If you’re like me, and frequently visit Waterstones (often unnecessarily), you may have, when it sprung…

Twelfth Night at the Royal Shakespeare Company, April 2012

In the year of the London 2012 Olympics, much stress is being placed on Britain’s…

Should I read… Death Note?

I thought that this week I would consider something a bit different from the usual…

Should I read… Never Let Me Go?

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro is an example of a subtle type of…

Should I read… Pigeon English?

So, having just finished Stephen Kelman’s debut novel Pigeon English (shortlisted for the 2011 Man…

Should I read… The Book Thief?

There are many books written about the Second World War and Nazi Germany. Some, such…

Should I read… Child 44?

Anyone who has graced the AQA exam board for history even by the end of…

Should I read… A Study in Scarlet?

Following its revamp, courtesy of the BBC and Guy Ritchie (though it’s always going to…

Should I read… The Night Circus?

Hey everyone, I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year – for…

Should I read… The Chrysalids?

I’m a big fan of dystopian fiction, from young adult favourites such as The Hunger…