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

Book Review: I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 1

So, I’ve just finished I Hate Fairyland and it was… interesting.  The story is about Gertrude, a little girl who is taken to Fairyland, a colourful, cheery world full of magic.  To go home, all Gertrude needs to do is go on a quest and retrieve the magical key that…

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Book Review: From Here To Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

Book Review: From Here To Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

Before reading her latest book, I was already a huge fan of Caitlin Doughty from her 2014 debut, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, and her … View Post
Book Review: Thornhill by Pam Smy

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 … View Post
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