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

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 Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone that unlocked the Defeat Evil Spell, and now we need to spend 2021 collecting the ingredients to brew it.…

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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
5 Must-Read Sci-Fi Graphic Novels

5 Must-Read Sci-Fi Graphic Novels

I’ve been reading graphic novels now for years, but some stand out even after all this time.  Here are my five favourite science … View Post
The Reading Spellbook

The Reading Spellbook

Welcome to my Reading Spellbook! Each book I read will unlock a scroll, adding new spells to my spellbook.  Each spell makes me that … View Post
First Lines Friday: 8th May

First Lines Friday: 8th May

Happy May Bank Holiday, everyone! First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging … View Post
Book Review: Glass Town

Book Review: Glass Town

I had a bit of an unusual reading experience with Glass Town.  I bought it on impulse when I spied it in Waterstones recently, … View Post