• The Novelty Of Novelisation: Exploring Books That Were Inspired By Movies & TV

    Emily Fletcher For as long as movies have been made, they have often been inspired by books. But, more often than might be expected, there is a whole world of books written following the release of a movie, inspired by its plot and characters. You may be surprised to...
  • Scrapbook: Most Hate-able Narrators

    As students we do a lot of reading – English students especially are renowned for the amount of time they spend with their nose buried in a good book. Yet though there is a great deal of literature that we love, there’s the occasional book that’s simply downright twisted...
  • What makes Stephen King’s ‘IT’ scary?

    In 1957, 5-year-old Georgie Denbrough looks for his paper boat that has fallen inside of a storm drain in a street in the town of Derry, Maine. Inside the dark, he is faced with a pair of shining yellow eyes, a face covered in circus makeup, one hand holding...
  • Hidden Gems: Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer

    In the year 1938, Austria faced annexation into a torturous Nazi Germany, all for the sake of forming the “greater Germany”. It was a time when war would soon rage and leave scars upon millions. A time where every country had to be fully aware of any and all...
  • 5 Festive Literary Favorites

    Everyone needs a festive book to read at this time of year. But how can we tell the bundles of festive joy from the lumps of coal? Why not take some advice from my top 5 Christmas novels, to escape the never-ending supply of turkey, the cheesy Christmas films...
  • 5 Top Crime Novels of the 21st Century

    We are currently living in a neo-golden age of Crime Fiction. In 2014, 48% of all fiction sales fell under the Mystery, Thriller, and Crime genres. Readers are buying crime fiction like never before; and when we look at the quality out there, it is easy to understand why....