Book Review: Batgirl Volume 1 & 2 (New 52 Series)

Title: Batgirl Volume 1 & 2 (new 52 series) Authors: Gail Simone, Ardian Syaf (Illustrator), Vicente Cifuentes (Illustrator) Genre: Comic/Graphic Novel, Superhero ‘Tonight, I’m not the Police Commissioner’s daughter… Tonight, I’m Batgirl.’ Volume 1: INFO | Goodreads, BUY | The Book Depository Volume 2: INFO | Goodreads, BUY | The Book Depository Before I start, I should say…

First Lines Friday: 19th June

What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Click to see this week’s First Lines Friday book.

Book Review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Title: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Author: Becky Albertalli Genre: YA Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, LGBTQ ‘I’m tired of coming out.  All I ever do is come out.  I try not to change, but I keep changing, in all these tiny ways.  I get a girlfriend.  I have a beer.  And…

Book Review: Just So Happens by Fumio Obata

Title: Just So Happens Author: Fumio Obata Genre: Graphic Novel, Cultural (Japan) ‘Life has a time limit.  And we are changing all the time… So are our ambitions, desires, and purposes.  The important thing is to find something that never changes in you.’ INFO | Goodreads BUY | The Book Depository…

An Afternoon At Arlington Court

Sometimes I am so busy daydreaming about overseas adventure that I forget just how much history there is to see in England.  This week I took a trip with some friends to Arlington Court, a National Trust property on the edge of Barnstaple. Unfortunately, the entire front of the building was obscured…

First Lines Friday: 12th June

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Book Review: Landline by Rainbow Rowell

Title: Landline Author: Rainbow Rowell Genre: Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Fantasy “Nobody’s lives just fit together. Fitting together is something you work at. It’s something you make happen – because you love each other.” INFO | Goodreads BUY | The Book Depository I’m quite pleased to be up-to-date with all Rainbow Rowell’s…