Bookshelf

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

5 Must-Read Horror Stories To Give You Chills

In my teens I loved nothing more than picking up a Point Horror from the school library, devouring them in bed late on a school night. Earlier than that still, I loved the Goosebumps series, and I couldn’t tell you how many times my brother and I rewatched the taped…

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Book Review: In the House in the Dark of the Woods

Book Review: In the House in the Dark of the Woods

I had a strange experience reading this book – I think ‘strange’ is the most accurate word for it, anyway. It is a slow, slow … View Post
A 2021 Reading Round-Up

A 2021 Reading Round-Up

2021 was a great reading year for me. I set a tentative goal of 25 books and somehow ended up reading 38! Keep reading for the highlights … View Post
Book Review: My Name is Why

Book Review: My Name is Why

When I pick up a biography, it is rarely by someone I know of; I much prefer unravelling a complete stranger’s journey, and … View Post
How My Book Reviews Have Changed In 6 Years

How My Book Reviews Have Changed In 6 Years

I was tidying up a few old posts recently, and uncovered dozens of book reviews from as early as 2015, when this blog was born! … View Post
A Mid-Year Reading Round-Up

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’… View Post
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