Unbalanced (just like me), and often very accurate, the ‘five things’ list is a classic formula. Though there are lots of good and bad points about being a writer in general, often the fact that you’re female...Read More
Author: Harriet Bunting
Before we begin it should be noted that this list does not contain a single mention of Romeo and Juliet — a self-described tragedy — or indeed 50 Shades of Grey — a different kind of tragedy altogether. The former is a terrible relationship model and the latter doesn’t even count as a model; it’s an abusive mess that you should most certainly be running from, preferably at high speeds. This list will contain books with a bit of oomph, and some will not be for the faint-hearted, but they do not idolise abuse or dubious consent. Because, and I’m letting you in on a well-kept secret here: that’s not love.Read More
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