Bookshelf

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

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 she had given birth.  Her Korean heritage offers a tradition where mother’s keep their babies inside for the first 100 days to keep them safe…

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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

I thought it would be fun to make my reading this year into a game. I’m hoping this will give me the push … 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
Book Review: Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come

Book Review: Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come

I first heard about Jessica Pan’s book just recently, when she spoke to Emma Gannon on one of my favourite podcasts, Ctrl Alt … View Post
Joining the 2020 Pondathon

Joining the 2020 Pondathon

Even though I banished my TBR in 2018, I need a bit of a distraction for my upcoming op, and The Quiet Pond’s Pondathon … View Post