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“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
– Stephen King

A Mid-Year Reading Round-Up

I’d be the first to admit that I’m the slowest reader on the planet, but I’m happy to say that I’ve been reading like a maniac recently. One of the reasons I began to step away from being almost exclusively a book blog several years ago was that I was…

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Book Review: Earthlings by Sayaka Murata

Book Review: Earthlings by Sayaka Murata

You know the saying, ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’?  I mean it when I say that the very worst thing you … View Post
Book Review: Not the Type by Camilla Thurlow

Book Review: Not the Type by Camilla Thurlow

I was drawn to this book because of the interesting contrast of the cover – the girlie pink background with the serious military-style clothes on … View Post
Book Review: The Cat and the City

Book Review: The Cat and the City

This book is truly a one of a kind. Dozens of short chapters are woven together to create a picture of Tokyo on the … View Post
The Reading RPG 2021: Collecting Ingredients

The Reading RPG 2021: Collecting Ingredients

After all that reading in 2020, we had a choice between 22 spells for defeating the evil that is stirring in the Heartlands. It was Harry … View Post
Review & Giveaway: Everyday A**holes by Dean Blake

Review & Giveaway: Everyday A**holes by Dean Blake

I was recently sent a copy* of Everyday A**holes by Dean Blake, a series of sketches showcasing moments of everyday folk behaving like … View Post
Book Review: Inferno by Catherine Cho

Book Review: Inferno by Catherine Cho

I have just finished an incredible biography by Catherine Cho.  It is about her experience of postpartum psychosis, which affected her almost 100 days after … View Post