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Lewis Carroll's Wacky and Wonderful Characters of Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's Wacky and Wonderful Characters of Wonderland

January 27, 2020 0 Comments

Today is the day we wish a very happy birthday (or a very happy un-un-birthday...) to the fabulous Lewis Carroll, and offer up our thanks for the literary legacy he left behind - a legacy which remains ever strong and influential. Over one hundred and fifty years have passed since the publication of his 1856 classic novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (more commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland), and yet the story continues to touch the hearts of the masses who read it to this day. It's hard to not be moved by the brilliant and colourful madness of such a zany and memorable tale, which is why we're using this special day to explore Carroll's many wacky and wonderful characters - characters which make Wonderland worthy of its name, a world which would not be the same without each and every one of its unique inhabitants.

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1984 and Animal Farm: The Boldest Books by George Orwell

1984 and Animal Farm: The Boldest Books by George Orwell

January 17, 2020 0 Comments

70 years ago tomorrow marks the day we lost George Orwell, one of the greatest English novelists of the 20th century. Few, if any, have ever come close to penning works on corruption and states of dystopia in a manner as hauntingly effective as George. His creation of popular terms frequently used, not only in literature but in the English language (Big Brother, Thought Police, and Room 101 to name a few), stands as a testament to his sheer writing power. In celebration of this unrivalled talent, we will be taking a look at his two most influential and well-known works - 1984 and Animal Farm.

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Books for Betterment: Treat Yourself Right in 2020

Books for Betterment: Treat Yourself Right in 2020

January 13, 2020 0 Comments

It's never too late to start putting yourself first. Whether you're wanting to step outside of your comfort zone and learn a new skill in the new year, or start placing more focus on your mental well-being and happiness, there's no better time to begin than now. Start as you mean to go on, isn't that what they say? So, while the desire and determination to better yourself and treat yourself with the attention you deserve is still running hot, take a look at our collection of wellness and betterment books to help yourself decide exactly how you want to start looking out for number one in 2020.
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