The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has recently announced the top ten finalists in each category of the 2019 Locus Awards. This years awards finalists almost looks like a currated TBR just for me! Of course there's no way I can get my hands on, let alone read, them all before the winners are announced at the … Continue reading 2019 Locus Awards Finalists: TBR, Read Along and Library Book Thieves?
In this series we’ll look at various book covers of popular, well-known or classic stories. I’ll then pretend I’ve never heard of the book before and judge the story within by the cover. I’ll then recall that, actually, I have read this book and then score the cover based purely on relevance. No bonus points for you pretty ones. From the beautiful to the … Continue reading Judging A Book By Its Cover: Dracula
So. April was busy in the purchasing department. Which really isn't like me usually, but the charity shops have recently been hauling their own bounty and I had money so, it just happened. Anyway, it's only 12 books... My first trip to the Charity Shop in early April saw me pick up three books that I've … Continue reading Book Haul April 2019
I love books. Obvious, I know, given the name and purpose of this blog and all. But that also means I love revisiting the books I've already read. For Bionic Book Worm's / Shanah's Top 5 Tuesday suggestion, I looked at my bookshelves for inspiration. And fell short. Well, I've already reread a lot of … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 Books I Want to Reread Soon
Back on 5 May 2018 I made my first tentative steps into book-related blogging with my first blog post. I started with only a name, a love of books and a dream - to talk openly, constantly and at length about books and book related subjects. I can't believe it's been one year already. I also can't believe I have … Continue reading One Year Blogiversary & A Peek Behind the Curtain
Over the past two months I've traveled through historical Westeros, journeyed along the Bifröst to Asgard, wanted to befriend an introvert Emperor, started to travel the Long Earth, delved into some Victorian Gothic and wandered the history of madness. I didn't read much in March due to having the worst flu I've ever had, thus … Continue reading March & April 2019 – Wrap-Up & Reviews
Booktube, bookstagram, book blogs, Oprah - they're all talking about That Book right now. It's so popular, you can see it everywhere. It's in so many of the subscription boxes. People have multiple copies on their shelves. Everyone's read it within the year it came out. Well, this isn't about That Book. It's about those … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: Underrated Fiction Favourites