March & April 2019 – Wrap-Up & Reviews

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

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

My Year In Books 2018: Five Fiction Favourites

2018 was a good year for book reading. I completely read 22 fiction. Of those 22, the following are my five favourites; the books I greatly enjoyed and that have stayed with me long after reading. Some are rereads. It just so happened that in 2018 some of my past favourites remained my favourites - which is always good … Continue reading My Year In Books 2018: Five Fiction Favourites

My Blog Name In Books – Great Non-Fiction Edition

As I've previously mentioned, I'm trying to read more varied non-fiction, but there's always room for me to keep reading the non-fiction I'm most drawn to. In this 'My Blog Name In Books' tag,  I've picked 18 non-fiction books I've read and enjoyed that make me B.U.R.I.E.D.A.L.I.V.E.B.Y.B.O.O.K.S. B - Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood by … Continue reading My Blog Name In Books – Great Non-Fiction Edition

Short Story Pick: ‘A Study In Emerald’ by Neil Gaiman

A brutal murder has been committed, one that gains the attention of the upper echelons of Victorian society, so the consulting detective of Baker Street has been hired to solve the case. But this isn't the Victorian England of the history books... 'A Study In Emerald' is written by Neil Gaiman, prolific and superb British author of short fiction, novels, graphic … Continue reading Short Story Pick: ‘A Study In Emerald’ by Neil Gaiman