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courtneycadey

courtneycadey

Joined June 2017

English Language & Literature Graduate🎓 Publishing Services Assistant📚
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“If someone asks you how you are, you are meant to say FINE. You are not meant to say that you cried yourself to sleep last night because you hadn‘t spoken to another person for two consecutive days. FINE is what you say.”

So pleased that this book lived up to the fantastic reviews i‘d read/recommendations i‘d received - a brutally realistic insight into identity and all that influences it 📚❤️

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A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens
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With Christmas Eve two weeks today, I can‘t think of a better time to dig into a classic Christmas read 📚✨🎄

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Mehso-so

‘...we never knew, and never would know, what it would be like to understand another person fully.‘

This book has really thrown me, as I can‘t decide whether i‘m really impressed by it or completely underwhelmed. I can appreciate the raw emotion and realism within it and loved some of the reflective quotes that can be pulled from most pages. It has certainly made me stop to think, but I don‘t think it‘s one I will be in a hurry to read again.

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The Girl on the Train | The Girl on the Train
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I have been meaning to read this for so long now (and was determined to read it before watching the film) - it didn‘t disappoint. If you liked Gone Girl, this is the book for you - a haunting novel with a chilling twist📚❤️

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The Blessing | Nancy Mitford
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Blessed that my boyfriend knows there‘s no better combination than tea and a good book 📚☕️ now I get these adorable packages through my door every month - that, and the excuse to stay in with a vintage read, it‘d be rude not to💁🏼‍♀️ #bookishly #teaandbookclub

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It‘s #internationalwomensday - i‘m marking the occasion by donating to Plan UK to help girls worldwide gain the livelihoods they deserve 👉🏻 https://plan-uk.org/donate/girls-fund-nina ❤️ and of course, also a special thank you to all the fierce females in my life!

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof | Tennessee Williams
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Sienna Miller was absolutely unreal in this🙌🏼 was dying to see the live stream of one of my favourite plays and it definitely didn‘t disappoint (just wish i‘d seen it before I wrote my dissertation on it) 🎭❤️ #catonahottinroof #nationaltheatrelive

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‘Intoxicated with madness, i‘m in love with my sadness‘ - a post in memory of Plath who tragically took her own life 55 years ago today. Putting her pain into her poetry, she‘ll forever live on in her literature❣️🖋📖 #sylviaplath #plath #poet

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The Miniaturist | Jessie Burton
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‘...the kind of book that reminds you why you fell in love with reading‘ - S.J. Watson

Couldn‘t have put it better myself, read this right now and prepare to be completely hooked❤️📚 #jessieburton #theminiaturist #mustread

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Jane Eyre | Charlotte Bront
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Delivery day: so thrilled with my Jane Eyre sweatshirt from ‘Literary Emporium‘! Goes perfectly with my mug I got from the Brontë Parsonage❤️ Find them on instagram at ‘litemporium‘ and check out all their literary gifts at https://www.literaryemporium.co.uk - they even ship worldwide ??❤️ #litemporium #litgifts

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Alias Grace: A Novel | Margaret Atwood
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‘Somewhere within herself - he‘s seen it, if only for a moment, that conscious, even cunning look in the corner of her eye - she knows she‘s concealing something from him...a prison does not only lock its inmates inside, it keeps all others out. Her strongest prison is of her own construction.‘

Just finished both the novel and the series adaptation - Atwood‘s take on one of Canada‘s most notorious crimes ever committed is a must read 📚❤️

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Milk and Honey | Rupi Kaur
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‘...you are so much more than that‘

I regret not reading this sooner, what a beautiful book 📖💭

#rupikaur #milkandhoney #poetrypick

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The Bell Jar | Sylvia Plath
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'I took a deep breath, and listened to the old bray of my heart - I am, I am, I am.'

Happy birthday to a wonderful woman on what would have been her 85th birthday - she will forever live on in her fascinating works of literature 📚❣️🖋

#sylvia #plath #thebelljar #IamIamIam #poet #novelist #sylviaplath

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Birthday book haul 🎉📚 although I have read 'Handmaid's Tale' on Kindle I just had to have a physical copy❤️ loving Atwood's works lately and also looking forward to starting 'All The Light We Cannot See' after hearing amazing reviews!

Is there a better pairing than books and cake?!! 🎂🎈🎉

#handmaidstale #theblindassassin #atwood #allthelightwecannotsee #doerr #birthdaybookhaul

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Everyday Sexism | Laura Bates
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'One of the best places any woman who wants to change the world can start is with picking up a book ... women who lead, read.' 💪🏻📚❤️

Only read the foreword so far but already hooked - prepared to be angry, shocked and inspired #everydaysexism

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The Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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'Women are interesting and important in real life. They are not an afterthought of nature, they are not secondary players in human destiny...'

Currently midway through this perfect holiday read, can't wait to watch the series afterwards 📚❤️

RaimeyGallant Loved this! 2y
courtneycadey @RaimeyGallant finished it yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it - brilliant book! 2y
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Wuthering Heights | Emily Bront
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My first visit to the Brontë Parsonage and I had the opportunity to write one line of Wuthering Heights as part of a project allowing visitors to rewrite the manuscript ready to be displayed there next year for Emily Brontë's Bicentenary ??❤️ more info here: https://www.bronte.org.uk/whats-on/381/clare-twomey-wuthering-heights-–-a-manu... #bronteparsonagemuseum #haworth #yorkshire #wutheringheights

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Ariel: Poems | Sylvia Plath
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Out exploring Yorkshire with the family and stumbled across my favourite poet's grave - an underwhelming tribute to such a fascinating and talented woman, but interesting nonetheless 📚🖋❤️ #sylviaplath #heptonstall

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War Horse | Michael Morpurgo
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Today I graduated from Newcastle Uni with a 2:1 in my English degree - an already overwhelming and exciting ceremony was made even better by an appearance from Michael Morpurgo who received an honorary degree from the uni, an absolute favourite author of mine from childhood with classics such as Kensuke's Kingdom, Private Peaceful and War Horse 🎓📚❤️

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Jane Eyre | Charlotte Bront
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'I would always rather be happy than dignified' - Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë

My 1922 edition of one of my all time favourite books was the perfect 21st birthday present ?❤️

#janeeyre #charlottebronte #classics

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