Bookshelf

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

Welcome to Night Vale: the Countdown Begins

I have never pre-ordered a book in my life. I know many people do and many people don’t, but I’ve generally always had enough to read to just tide me over until the paperback version came out, or just until the hype had cooled slightly. I didn’t even pre-order the…

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Book Review: Fangirl

Book Review: Fangirl

Being a bit of a geek, my initial thought, before I even opened the book was: ‘I am going to love this’.  I wasn’… View Post
Popsugar’s 2015 Reading Challenge

Popsugar’s 2015 Reading Challenge

So, this year, as well as my target of reading 50 books, I wanted to try something a little different to add more variety to … View Post
Book Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Book Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Title: Eleanor & Park Author: Rainbow Rowell Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary Format: Paperback ‘You never forget your first love…’ INFO | Goodreads BUY | The … View Post
Rediscovering Graphic Novels

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 … View Post
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