The First Book to Find Its Way into My Heart (and Break It)

 “Few things leave a deeper mark on the reader, than the first book that finds its way to his heart.” – The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón I remember the first book that made a lasting impression on me, because I still think of it often, even now.…

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First Lines Friday: 26th June

First Lines Friday: 26th 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 … View Post
Book Review: Batgirl Volume 1 & 2 (New 52 Series)

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 … View Post
First Lines Friday: 19th June

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

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 … View Post
Book Review: Just So Happens by Fumio Obata

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… … View Post
An Afternoon At Arlington Court

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 … View Post