The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells

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In case you haven’t already realised, I kinda love science fiction novels. They combine my unfailing fascination for science with an engaging literary format…so I guess it makes sense why I, of all people, enjoy reading these particular novels so much. The Island of Doctor Moreau is a classic example of the genre. Wells’ manipulation of biology is both brilliant and downright creepy, making it an excellent read that will stay with you long after you’ve read the last page.  Continue reading

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Young Adult and Children’s Fiction. Yay or Nay?

Artemis Fowl    Shade's Children

Time Stops For No Mouse  The Giver

Hello. My name is Zahia. I am 22 years old and I read young adult and children’s fiction.

There. How’s that for a big literary confession?

It’s true though. I am a big fan of young adult (YA) and children’s fiction! I always have been, and I probably always will be. Oh, and I don’t care who knows about it either. I find the stories easy to read, entertaining, and exciting. Often, when I’m in a bit of a reading slump, picking up a YA or children’s book quickly puts me back on the reading track.  Continue reading