Jojo Moyes has released an exclusive story based on the character Louisa Clark from the Me Before You trilogy.Continue reading “Jojo Moyes Releases a New Short Story”
Pages: 385 pages
Published: June 12, 2018
Publisher: SJP for Hogarth
Genre: Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction Continue reading “Book Review: A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza”
Pages: 383 pages
Published: May 9, 2017
Genre: Fiction & Literature, Contemporary
It’s finally here!
Still Me, the sequel to the bestselling book Me Before You and After You is released today in bookstores! Readers are reunited with Louisa Clark has she embarks on a new adventure in New York City. This time, we watch as Louisa tries to discover who she really is in this new environment. Continue reading “Still Me by Jojo Moyes Released Today”
Pages: 338 pages
Published: August 26, 2014
Publisher: Penguin Books
Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Romance Continue reading “Book Review: Silver Bay by Jojo Moyes”
Pages: 400 pages
Published: January 30, 2018
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Romance
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Hopefully I didn’t make you cry today. This particular book can do that to you.
I started thinking about this when I read Kernel of Nonsense’s post ” ‘Perfect Heroes’ “. Although she mainly concentrates on female protagonists in YA literature, she questions why are female protagonists portrayed as insecure and awkward while the male characters are portrayed as “perfect”. And it gave me an idea on a different topic: the portrayal of female characters in adult fiction. There is always a discussion about young girls being portrayed in literature but never any real discussion about adult woman. Are there any adult female characters to look up to?
I know some of you are already go on the defense and believe that I’m forgetting the likes of Elizabeth Bennet or Jane Eyre and while they are terrific, I was more thinking of contemporary heroines. Adult female
characters who are written in this century. When we’re asked about present day heroines who we admire, some immediately respond Katniss Everdeen and Hermoine Granger. These two great characters are great role models and should be just admired. However, what about the characters who are in their 20’s, 30’s, or 40’s? Where is their recognition when it comes to admiration?
Continue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: Adult Female Characters”
Exciting news! Jojo Moyes just announced that she will be releasing a new book this coming September, After You, the sequel to the bestseller Me Before You. Continue reading “New book by Jojo Moyes coming this Autumn”