Completing the Puzzle: Atwood’s The Testaments

Writing a sequel to a book that's been loved by so many readers for more than three decades is definitely a risk to take, but Margaret Atwood took the chance nevertheless. With The Testaments she published the highly-anticipated sequel to The Handmaid's Tale just last year. As someone who's loved the first book, my expectations … Continue reading Completing the Puzzle: Atwood’s The Testaments

Celebrating One Year of Blogging

Happy Blogaversary! I can't believe it's already been a year since I started this little blog. To celebrate this special day, I though I'd share some of my favourite posts again. Let me know which one you liked the most! Books Between Fact and Fiction: Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”: Margaret Atwood is a fascinating … Continue reading Celebrating One Year of Blogging

Between Fact and Fiction: Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”

One of the best things about books is that they can transport us into another world. We get to travel back in time, solve mysteries, or go on an adventure. We immerse into a story and when we close the book, we either wish we could actually live in the world we've just experienced or, … Continue reading Between Fact and Fiction: Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Study Tips: How to Study Effectively

Being a student requires a lot of self-responsibility. Unlike in school, there isn't a teacher who tells you exactly what to do. In university, you’re simply expected to prepare assigned readings, write essays, prepare presentations and study for the next exam. No one’s going to remind you of your next submission date—you need to learn … Continue reading Study Tips: How to Study Effectively

Celebrating Shakespeare’s Heroines

Today marks the 456th birthday of William Shakespeare and the 404th anniversary of his death--For Shakespeare was born and died, supposedly, on the same day: April 23. Either way, today is all about remembering Shakespeare's genius. For some, it rests in his play's timeless appeal, for others in their complex language or insightful themes. If … Continue reading Celebrating Shakespeare’s Heroines