Rediscovering Graphic Novels

All of a sudden, I’ve noticed graphic novels.  They are everywhere – being reviewed on blogs, lining the shelves of bookshops.  The world is going crazy for them! For someone who likes to think of herself as one of those “geeky types”, I am ashamed to say that for many…

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Book Review: The Savage by David Almond

Book Review: The Savage by David Almond

I don’t think that anyone could say that they don’t find this book visually impressive.  McKean’s illustrations – black jagged lines with … View Post
Book Review: Attachments

Book Review: Attachments

After recently finishing Eleanor and Park, I was so excited to read another Rainbow Rowell book, but this time, one aimed at adults.  The … View Post
The MCM Comic Con Guide

The MCM Comic Con Guide

Like many, I carry the familiar con-goer dream of wanting to attend the San Diego Comic Con in America.  While that is very much … View Post
Book Review: Coram Boy

Book Review: Coram Boy

The beginning of Jamila Gavin’s Coram Boy was captivating. Set in the eighteenth century, and uncomfortably controversial in its subject matter, I was … View Post