Bookshelf

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

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 long, long wait before the book arrived, and I had almost forgotten about it by the time it was out for delivery.  I was thrilled when it…

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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

“God’s gone. I was his firstborn. I am your master now.” There’s something very wrong with Lily Wright. On top of her … 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
Book Review: Morning Glories, Volume One

Book Review: Morning Glories, Volume One

The prestigious Morning Glory Academy recruits six new students, each seemingly different in terms of personality and background, each with secrets to keep.  But … View Post
Not Here to Make Friends

Not Here to Make Friends

I’ve been reading Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay, and one of her essays gave me pause for thought.  (Actually, many of her essays … View Post
Body Positive Power

Body Positive Power

At the end of last year my friend introduced me to Body Positivity.  It is a movement set on ditching current body ideals, aiming … View Post