Book Review: Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art – Rebecca Wragg Sykes

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing – Bloomsbury SigmaFormat: MOBIRelease Date: 19th August, 2021Genre: Non-Fiction – Science Rating: 4/5 Stars There is a pop culture influenced view of Neanderthal’s as little more than brutish, violent cavepeople who grunted at one another while hunting for their food. But over the years, those studying our ancestors have discovered more andContinue reading “Book Review: Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art – Rebecca Wragg Sykes”

Audiobook Review: Heroes and Legends – Thomas A. Shippey

Publisher: The Great CoursesFormat: AudibleRelease Date: 1st January, 2014Genre: Non-Fiction – Lecture Rating: 5/5 Stars Heroes and Legends is part of the Great Courses series, available on Audible. This is the second one I’ve listened to, the first being Myth in Human History. These present a series of lectures, each approximately 30 minutes. Heroes andContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Heroes and Legends – Thomas A. Shippey”

Graphic Novel Review: Star Wars: Age of Resistance – Villains

Publisher: Marvel ComicsFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: December 3rd, 2019Genre: Sci-Fi/Media Tie-In Rating: 3/5 Stars Other Star Wars Reviews: Star Wars: Tales of the Bounty Hunters [Books] / Book Review: From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back First things first – I enjoy Star Wars. I’ve seen all the films, some of the TV shows (okay,Continue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Star Wars: Age of Resistance – Villains”

Book Review: Hidden Valley Road – Robert Kolker

Publisher: Quercus BooksFormat: MOBIRelease Date: 9th April, 2020Genre: Non-Fiction Rating: 5/5 Stars This is a difficult book to read, with a lot of truly gut wrenching and heart-breaking moments. It is not an easy read, and if you are thinking of picking it up, I would suggest checking content warnings and being aware going inContinue reading “Book Review: Hidden Valley Road – Robert Kolker”

Book Review: Circus of Wonders – Elizabeth Macneal

Publisher: PicadorFormat: HardcoverRelease Date: 13th May, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars I originally received a digital arc of this book from NetGalley, however as Griffin Books were doing an event to celebrate the release, my wonderful boyfriend got me a ticket to the virtual event, which came with a copy of the book! Definitely check themContinue reading “Book Review: Circus of Wonders – Elizabeth Macneal”

Book Review: The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo

Publisher: Egmont BooksFormat: MOBIRelease Date: May 3rd, 2018 Rating: 5/5 Stars I read this book in 24 hours. I absolutely devoured this, and that’s not something I would normally do. This book is all about voice, and Xiomara’s voice is truly and utterly, fully bought to life here in a really unique way. I’m justContinue reading “Book Review: The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo”

Book Review: A Vow So Bold and Deadly – Brigid Kemmerer

Publisher: Bloomsbury YAFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: January 26th, 2021 Rating: 4/5 Stars Reviews for: A Curse So Dark and Lonely / A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Yes I am trying out a banner – I’d love to hear if you like or hate it!) I really wasn’t sure what to expect going into the finalContinue reading “Book Review: A Vow So Bold and Deadly – Brigid Kemmerer”

Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus Vol. 1

Publisher: Titan ComicsFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: September 30th, 2015 Rating: 4/5 Stars Every so often, what feels like an extremely long time ago now, I’d pick up the Doctor Who magazine and read about the series, the cast, old episodes I’d never seen. But my favourite part of the magazine was always the comic in theContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus Vol. 1”

Book Review: From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back

Publisher: Cornerstone DigitalFormat: MOBIRelease Date: November 12th, 2020 Rating: 3/5 Stars Thank you to Cornerstone for providing me with this ebook via NetGalley. Views remain my own, of course! Some of the stories in this anthology are absolutely excellent. Some…really fall flat. It’s a shame. The first few were good enough I immediately got aContinue reading “Book Review: From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back”

Book Review: The Lights of Prague – Nicole Jarvis

Publisher: Titan BooksFormat: MOBIRelease Date: May 18th, 2021 Rating: 4/5 Stars Domek Myska is a lamplighter in Prague, but his job is more than ensuring the people of Prague have light to guide their way. In a world with pijavica, vampiric creatures stalking the streets, his job is to hunt them down and kill them,Continue reading “Book Review: The Lights of Prague – Nicole Jarvis”