A 100 word window into... The Amateurs by Sara Shepard Aerin Kelly loves her sister, Helena, idolises her even. When Helena goes missing, Aerin's family is torn to shreds. How could building a snowman lose its innocence so swiftly? Four years creep by, the world dimmer without her older sister, and Helena is back. Or … Continue reading REVIEW: The Amateurs
If you've read the last post on the blog, you're aware that Frances and Rebekah have made a comeback following the completion of their university deadlines. The band isn't quite back together. Unfortunately, we have had to say goodbye to Elly as she faces challenges of her own. Due to the changes that have taken … Continue reading Back to basics
Although we're yet to review both A Court of Mist and Fury and A Court of Wings and Ruin, I have definitely read them and (surprise, surprise) I loved them. When I received A Court of Frost and Starlight in the post (have I ever been more grateful for pre-ordering?), I had to keep my … Continue reading REVIEW: A Court of Frost and Starlight
This morning I awoke to the news of Jojo Moyes, author of Me before You, investing in (and saving) the Quick Reads programme. Upon seeing this news across Twitter, I realised that I didn't really know what Quick Reads was, and so, I put on my journalist hat (btw, I'm back - all of my … Continue reading Jojo Moyes: Author and Hero
While two-thirds of our contributors are tackling their final month of uni, I thought I’d talk about something they’re probably doing a lot of. Writing. It’s a huge subject to talk about so I might explore this throughout the month. A theme! Writing has always been an integral part of who I am. … Continue reading For the Love of Writing!
As we're sure you all know, 100% of the writers here at Fully Book'd are university students. 66.6% of that 100% are in their third year. Their final weeks. What we're sure you also know is that university is 100% time consuming, 100% hard work and 100% important. Unfortunately, those last 3 percentages don't get … Continue reading Hitting ‘pause’… or at least ‘slow down’
A 100-word window into… The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald After getting a job as a bond salesman, war veteran Nick Caraway moves to the village of West Egg, New York, where he lives in the shadow of a lavish mansion owned by an elusive millionaire. After moving to the East, Nick is reunited … Continue reading REVIEW: The Great Gatsby