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

Book Review: Thornhill by Pam Smy

Ella’s house backs onto the grounds of the dilapidated Thornhill, a now empty manor house that was once the home of children waiting to be fostered. When Ella discovers that someone still resides in the house, she decides to unravel the mystery surrounding the girl who lived there almost 40…

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Q&A with Victor Defnas

Q&A with Victor Defnas

I was recently given the opportunity to do a face-to-face questions and answers session with Victor Defnas, author of the new YA fantasy, Lightbringer.  … View Post
First Lines Friday: 25th May

First Lines Friday: 25th May

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, … View Post
The Sketchbook of Loish

The Sketchbook of Loish

Last year, I backed The Sketchbook of Loish on Kickstarter, familiar with the artist’s work from time spent on Facebook.  There was a … View Post
Book Review: Pride of Baghdad

Book Review: Pride of Baghdad

Pride of Baghdad is a standalone graphic novel by my favourite comic writer, Brian K. Vaughan.  Based on a true story, it follows the … View Post
Book Review: Lightbringer by Victor Defnas

Book Review: Lightbringer by Victor Defnas

Littered with historical and biblical references, as well as a whole lot of humour and sass, this YA fantasy is like nothing I have … View Post
Book Review: Bad Feminist

Book Review: Bad Feminist

It isn’t often I say this, but I think everyone should read this book. It is exactly the piece of feminist literature I … View Post