Review: Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

Blurb:

Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three courageous young women join the fight for the vote.

Evelyn is seventeen, and though she is rich and clever, she may never be allowed to follow her older brother to university. Enraged that she is expected to marry her childhood sweetheart rather than be educated, she joins the Suffragettes, and vows to pay the ultimate price for women’s freedom.

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Top 10 Tuesday: Book I Really Liked But Can’t Really Remember

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesdays, run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

I’ve read so many books that I’ve actually forgotten most of. I’m terrible for it. Sometimes I could read a book and forget it within a week, which is the main reason I’ve started a reading journal. Since I’ve kept record of my books I’ve been able to remember the stories, or been able to flick back through my notebook and recall.

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Books I Was Too Cynical For

I am possibly one of the most cynical people I know. I don’t even know the reason why, but it seems throughout my life I have very little tolerance when it comes to romance. I am the only person I know who didn’t cry at the end of The Notebook. Maybe something happened somewhere in my life that turned me off the idea of a happy ever after. Or I was just born with a heart of impenetrable stone.

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Favourite romance tropes

This post comes as part of my role as a #BroodingYAHero Street Team member, the #BroodyBFFs.

I’m not a huge romance expert. It’s not prevalent in my personal life, and it features once in a while in the books I read. When I do read some romance though, I know exactly what I’m looking for.

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How I met Brooding YA Hero

This post comes as part of my role as a #BroodingYAHero Street Team member, the #BroodyBFFs.

You never forget the first time you’ve met the love of your life. I was online, trying to find my recommendations for my next read on Twitter. Suddenly, a dark-haired, handsome man appeared on my timeline.

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