Monthly Archives: June 2017

Everyone needs a Superhero | Wonder Women | A Review

N.B. This blog post was written some time last year and unfortunately, was never posted. However, with the release of Wonder Woman in cinemas, I felt now would be a good time to post said book release. Enjoy! Quirk books are currently publishing Wonder Women this year, written by Sam Maggs (Awesome Geek Feminist of […]

Liebster Award | Running since 2011

Hi guys! I’m so thrilled to have been nominated for the Liebster Award by a new Twitter friend, @thenovelorange 😀 This is the first award I’ve been nominated for on Our First Year Here and I’m super excited to share my answers to Maggie’s questions with everyone! You can check out Maggie’s blog here. First of all, […]

The Grim Demon | A Gathering of Ravens | Blog Tour

Hola guys! Today I’m taking part in the Blog Tour for a new release, A Gathering of Ravens by Scott Oden. Blurb To the Danes, he is skraelingr; to the English, he is orcneas; to the Irish, he is fomoraig. He is Corpse-maker and Life-quencher, the Bringer of Night, the Son of the Wolf and […]

#HarryPotter20 | 20 years and still going strong

I completely forgot about Harry Potter and the amazing milestone that would be reached today. It’s all over Twitter, and book lovers and publishers and booksellers alike are gathered celebrating all things Hogwarts. Truly amazing. Last October I wrote about all things Harry Potter, so I’ve already covered a lot of ground, see link above […]

Zombified | The Walking Bread | A Review

Happy Sunday blog readers! I think it’s actually starting to cool down now, which makes sleeping and doing things generally easier, don’t cha think? Today, I’m reviewing a rather interesting book – The Walking Bread by Rick Grains – get it? Blurb From the creators of BAKING BAD and GAME OF SCONES comes the ghoulishly […]

Memories aren’t always the Truth | The Things We Thought We Knew | Blog Tour

Hi again guys! Today I’m taking part in the Blog Tour for this debut from Transworld Books, The Things We Thoughts We Knew by Mahsuda Smith. Blurb (From Penguin Random House’s Website) ‘An original and affecting coming-of-age novel’ The Observer ‘Fuses life’s big themes with daily minutiae … A voice of the next generation’ Stylist […]

In case of breakages… | Option B : Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy | A Review

Happy Summer Solstice guys! It’s currently the longest day here in the UK and probably one of the hottest, well above 30 degrees in some places! And us UK folk, especially me, have no idea what to do in hot weather. So… I just sit indoors with the fan going blogging and reading – perfect […]