Book Tag – Razorblade Romance

Tattoos, disappointments, bookshop sleepover, bookish gifts and more. Tag - you're it! This is an original Book Tag directly inspired by HIM's 2000 album "Razorblade Romance." All song titles and lyrics are by genius Ville Valo, all bookish questions are by yours truly. The Rules: Thank the original poster of the book tag - Mary @ Buried Alive By Books … Continue reading Book Tag – Razorblade Romance

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Book Tag – Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights

This is an original Book Tag directly inspired by HIM's 2001 album "Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights." All song titles and lyrics are by genius Ville Valo, all bookish questions are by yours truly. The Rules: Thank the original poster of the book tag - Mary @ Buried Alive By Books Answer the questions Tag two or more friends … Continue reading Book Tag – Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights

Five Books To Read About Women by Women During Women’s History Month

In the UK and other countries, March is Women's History Month. I'm taking this as a great opportunity to share some of my favourite books on women's history. As this is a particular interest of mine there's a lot to chose from. Here I've focused on the books written by women about women that I've had the pleasure to … Continue reading Five Books To Read About Women by Women During Women’s History Month

My Wonderfully ‘Weird’ Valentine: Putting the Love Into Lovecraft

"My true love hath my heart, and I have his" (Sir Philip Sidney) - which explains so much. Including that huge scar that never quite heals... well, "There are wounds that are not meant to heal at all" (Vile Vallo). It also explains why this Valentines Day I was gifted with an amazingly weird haul. … Continue reading My Wonderfully ‘Weird’ Valentine: Putting the Love Into Lovecraft