On 2nd March 2021, a young readers’ edition of Michelle Obama’s best-selling autobiography Becoming was released. Having felt inspired by Becoming as a young adult, I was delighted to hear that a young readers edition was going to be published.
We are all counting down the days for the first trip to a pub garden. The sun’s out, you’re reunited with your mates, the first round is in- this is possibly the best day of your life since March 23rd 2020.
Let’s go back to January 1st 2021, a day for new beginnings, new year’s resolutions… but not a new me? My old reading habits just stay the same.
“I was growing less and less attached to life. If I kept going, I thought, I’d disappear completely, then reappear in some new form. This was my hope. This was the dream.”
It’s begun. January 2021 has marked the start of Covid-19’s hardly anticipated debut into entertainment’s fictional realm.
There are currently 12 children’s learning books on the Amazon Best Sellers Book Charts.With the third national lockdown dragging in a second round of home-schooling kicking and screaming, parents are turning to the largest online retailer for numeracy, handwriting and phonics workbooks.
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The Haunting of Bly Manor, little sister to Mike Flanagan’s cult Netflix series Hill House, has been condemned as ‘a ghostly mistake’, the most terrifying element being the ‘ear-jangling accents’. It seems that the series’ questionable fear factor seems to have drawn the critics’ eyes from its genius interactions with the ‘queer’ Gothic tradition.