Róisín Reviews: The book that took everyone by storm – ‘Normal People’ by Sally Rooney

A book that I enjoyed recently was the novel ‘Normal People’ by Sally Rooney. ‘Normal People’ is about two teenagers that meet in school and gradually develop deeper feelings for each other. It starts off with them young and throughout the book I felt as if I was growing with the characters. Perhaps that’s whyContinue reading “Róisín Reviews: The book that took everyone by storm – ‘Normal People’ by Sally Rooney”

On the cusp of innocence and adulthood: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

“Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.” I have never despised anyone more than the fictionalized character of Holden Caulfield. Regardless, his teenage angst and cynical thoughts have led me to read J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye for the tenth time this past year. I had just turnedContinue reading “On the cusp of innocence and adulthood: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger”