Book Review: Nothing But Blue Sky (#WomensPrize)

Previously: Criminal Sanity #7 | Coming Soon: Dubliners, 'Araby' Nothing But Blue Sky is a contemporary novel by Kathleen MacMahon, which follows one man returning to a place he used to holiday with his wife, who has recently died. The book is published by Penguin, on July 30th 2020, and has been longlisted for the… Continue reading Book Review: Nothing But Blue Sky (#WomensPrize)

Comic Corner: Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #7

Previously-Falcon & Winter Soldier #5|Coming soon- White Knight: Harley Quinn #1 Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity was written by Kami Garcia, with art by Mico Suayan and Jason Badower. The colours are by Annette Kwok, and letters by Richard Starkings and Comicraft’s Tyler Smith. What do you need to have read?It is a stand-alone series, as it’s… Continue reading Comic Corner: Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #7

Book Review: No One Is Talking About This (#WomensPrize)

Previously: Dubliners, 'An Encounter'| Coming Soon: Nothing But Blue Sky Review No One Is Talking About This is a contemporary novel by Patricia Lockwood which explores our relationship with social media through a character who is ‘famous’ for a viral tweet. It was published by Bloomsbury on February 16th 2021 and has been longlisted for… Continue reading Book Review: No One Is Talking About This (#WomensPrize)

Read With Me: Dubliners, ‘An Encounter’

Previously: Falcon & Winter Soldier #5 | Coming Soon: No One Is Talking About This Review Welcome to the second week of Read With Me: Dubliners. This week we read the story, ‘An Encounter’, and the corresponding essay by Fritz Senn in Clive Hearts essay collection, James Joyce’s Dubliners. In this story…We again follow the… Continue reading Read With Me: Dubliners, ‘An Encounter’

Comic Corner: Falcon & Winter Soldier #5

Previously- Falcon & Winter Soldier #4 |Coming soon- Dubliners, 'An Encounter' Falcon & Winter Soldier #5 was written by Derek Landy, with art by Federico Vincentini. The colours are by Matt Milla, and letters by VC’s Joe Caramagna. What do you need to have read?This is a short 5-issue series that can be read on… Continue reading Comic Corner: Falcon & Winter Soldier #5

Reading Wrap-Up: March 2021

Previously: Dubliners, 'The Sisters' | Coming Soon: Falcon & Winter Soldier #5 Murder at Pirate's Cove by Josh Lanyon ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Murder at Pirate's Cove is the first in the Secrets and Scrabble series, a series of cosy murder mystery books with a gay protagonist set in a small seaside town. In this book, we meet Ellery Page,… Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up: March 2021

Read With Me: Dubliners, ‘The Sisters’.

Previously: Announcement | Coming Soon: ‘An Encounter Welcome to the first week of Read With Me: Dubliners. This week we read the first short story ‘The Sisters’, and the corresponding essay by John Williams Corrington in Clive Hearts essay collection, James Joyce’s Dubliners. In this story…The collection begins with a death, the death of Father… Continue reading Read With Me: Dubliners, ‘The Sisters’.

Book Review: Mina and the Undead

Previously: Ariadne Review| Coming Soon: March Reading Wrap Up Mina and the Undead is a young-adult horror/fantasy debut novel by Amy McCaw. Published by UCLan, and set in the 1990s, seventeen-year-old Mina is spending the summer with her sister in New Orleans. What was supposed to be a summer immersed in the local lore and… Continue reading Book Review: Mina and the Undead

Comic Corner: Falcon & Winter Soldier #4

Previously- Falcon & Winter Soldier #3| Coming soon- Falcon & Winter Soldier #5 Falcon & Winter Soldier #4 was written by Derek Landy with art by Federico Vincentini. The colours are by Matt Milla, and letters by VC’s Joe Caramagna.  What do you need to have read? This is a short 5-issue series that you… Continue reading Comic Corner: Falcon & Winter Soldier #4

Book Review: Ariadne

Previously: Read With Me Announcement | Coming Soon: Mina and the Undead Review Ariadne is a retelling of the Greek mythological character’s life, best known for assisting Theseus in escaping the Minitour’s labyrinth. This book takes the more familiar part of the story and retells it, but it also goes a lot further than that… Continue reading Book Review: Ariadne