October 2020 Reading Wrap Up

January / February / March Part 1 / March Part 2 / April Part 1 / April Part 2/ May Part 1 / May Part 2 / June / July Part 1 / July Part 2 / August / September Ah, October. Pretty decent reading month for me, including a couple of books I can’t actually talk about yet! But excluding them, I read 7 books in October, which is a decent amount. AsContinue reading “October 2020 Reading Wrap Up”

Editing S.H. Cooper’s The Knight’s Daughter

For those unaware, The Knight’s Daughter is a YA Fantasy novel from S.H. Cooper, a writer who normally specialises in horror stories, especially ‘Wholesome Horror’. If you like Horror, definitely check out her other books – three short story collections and one novella – but whether or not you’re interested in her Horror, if you like theContinue reading “Editing S.H. Cooper’s The Knight’s Daughter”

Fables, Volume 1: Legends in Exile [Graphic Novel Review]

Genre: Fantasy – Urban Fantasy – Graphic NovelPublisher: Vertigo After the Adversary attacks various realms, those living there flee, and find themselves in a world without magic. They keep themselves hidden, living alongside the ‘mundanes’, and working together to keep some sort of unity among each other. Snow White acts as the mayor’s assistant, essentially runningContinue reading “Fables, Volume 1: Legends in Exile [Graphic Novel Review]”

July 2020 Reading Wrap Up – Part 2 [Books]

January / February / March Part 1 / March Part 2 / April Part 1 / April Part 2/ May Part 1 / May Part 2 / June / July Part 1  The second part of my July 2020 Reading Wrap Up. 10 books read in July, and at the time of writing this I am currently at 86 books. My goal is 100. Which I think IContinue reading “July 2020 Reading Wrap Up – Part 2 [Books]”

That Dreaded TBR #4

Yep, it’s that time again. I’ve caught up on my reviews for the blog, so thought I’d do another of these. It seems to be going well, but a quick glance over the next five shows I might not be successful this time! Part One / Part Two / Part Three  I originally saw thisContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #4”

The Black Kids – Christina Hammonds Reed [Books]

Genre: YA – Historical/Contemporary Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s UK Rating:  As the end of high school nears, Ashley and her friends spend more time away from school than in it. Though Ashley is all too aware of the differences between her and her white friends, of the need to ‘be better’, she doesn’t pay muchContinue reading “The Black Kids – Christina Hammonds Reed [Books]”

When Punk Rocked – Andy Francis [Books]

Genre: Non-Fiction – History – Reference Publisher: Wymer Publishing Rating:  This book gets 5 Stars because it does exactly what it needs to, and presents information in a fun but informative way and what else could you really ask for from a reference book? This is another book I picked up for research purposes, and it’s veryContinue reading “When Punk Rocked – Andy Francis [Books]”

Preludes & Nocturnes – The Sandman, Volume 1 [Books]

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Vertigo Rating: I kind of knew I would like this, having heard about the series for years and years and years and only just getting around to picking it up, but I don’t think I ever really realised just how much I would like it. In an attempt to capture Death, a groupContinue reading “Preludes & Nocturnes – The Sandman, Volume 1 [Books]”

June 2020 Reading Wrap Up [Books]

January / February / March Part 1 / March Part 2 / April Part 1 / April Part 2/ May Part 1 / May Part 2 In the Before Times, I would have been really happy with having read 8 books in a month. Now, I’m happy I ‘only’ read 8, because after hitting double digitsContinue reading “June 2020 Reading Wrap Up [Books]”