Summer 2018 Book Unhaul Part 2 – Fiction

Dracula takes a fancy to librarians, ancient lycanthropes are at war in free prose, the fae are being arrogant as innocents die and someone steals a Giant Squid that may be a God that brings the apocalypse. Unhauling books is always difficult for me; I'm giving away my books! But why keep books that I've either … Continue reading Summer 2018 Book Unhaul Part 2 – Fiction

Summer 2018 Book Unhaul Part 1 – Non-Fiction

It's that time of year again. The heat is rising past a pleasant warmth into an almost intolerable furnace, people are hoping their bodies are beach ready (yours is and remember: wear sun screen) and I've booked a chunk of time away from The Office! Other than spending every available moment with my favourite people and staying … Continue reading Summer 2018 Book Unhaul Part 1 – Non-Fiction

Three Books to read if you enjoyed ‘The Bear and the Nightingale’

After reading 'The Bear and the Nightingale' and writing my review, I got to thinking; what stories have I enjoyed that also had the fey or nature spirits as characters? This is a quick pick of the three that immediately came to mind - or that the local fey pushed off my bookshelf first. They want … Continue reading Three Books to read if you enjoyed ‘The Bear and the Nightingale’

My Blog Name In Books – TBR (Fiction Edition)

I've seen various versions of 'my blog name' book lists using the letters of an individuals blog. Well, I have a huge and ever growing TBR Tower so it's lucky I have a long blog name! This is a few from my TBR list of fiction books that make me B-U-R-I-E-D-A-L-I-V-E-B-Y-B-O-O-K-S. Which of these have you read and can recommend? … Continue reading My Blog Name In Books – TBR (Fiction Edition)

#Vote100Books : Read, TBR & Recommendations

In Britain 2018 marks the Suffrage Centenary; one hundred years since (some) women won the right to vote. To mark the occasion, the Hay Festival partnered with The Pool to compile a list of 100 books written by women over the past one hundred years (1918-2018) that people felt deserved recognition and celebration. While throughout the past one hundred years, strides have … Continue reading #Vote100Books : Read, TBR & Recommendations

His Dark Materials TV Series: My Dream Cast

Since hearing that the BBC are making progress on an eight-part adaptation of Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials' series, I have been beyond excited. This series stands as one of my all time favourites. Published between 1995-2000 the trilogy comprises 'Northern Lights' / 'The Golden Compass', 'The Subtle Knife' and 'The Amber Spyglass'. (There are also a few short stories … Continue reading His Dark Materials TV Series: My Dream Cast