One Sentence Book Reviews

I thought I’d try something different today, as I usually get a review posted on a Monday but I don’t currently have one ready to go, so to speak. Things have just been very busy, so although I’d been reading, I’ve fallen off the review aspect. Hopefully will have something else posted later this month,Continue reading “One Sentence Book Reviews”

Blogtober Day 6: Horror Non-Fiction

For Blogtober today, I thought I’d highlight three horror film non-fiction books that I’ve really enjoyed, in case you’re looking for something to read this October more rooted in ‘real life’ than fiction. The Monster Show: A Cultural History of Horror by David J. Skal Review Goodreads Summary: Americans love horror. The evolution of ourContinue reading “Blogtober Day 6: Horror Non-Fiction”

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall 2022 To-Read List

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. It’s only fairly recently I’ve started kind of planning aheadContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall 2022 To-Read List”

Book Blogger Hop – June 24th – 30th

Book Blogger Hop The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, it was relaunched on February 15, 2013 by Billy @ Ramblings of a Coffee Addict. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weeklyContinue reading “Book Blogger Hop – June 24th – 30th”

Top Ten Bookish Wishes

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. You might notice I didn’t do Top Ten Tuesday lastContinue reading “Top Ten Bookish Wishes”

Book Review: The History of Video Games by Charlie Fish

Publisher: Pen & Sword, WhiteowlFormat: ebookRelease Date: March 31st, 2021Genre: Non-Fiction – HistoryGoodreads Rating: 3/5 Stars The History of Video Games is a short book, giving more of a broad overview of video games than anything too incredibly detailed. And it works well for an overview, with sections dedicated to particular personalities, and a chapterContinue reading “Book Review: The History of Video Games by Charlie Fish”

Book Review: Transitions: Our Stories of Being Trans

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley PublishersFormat: ebookRelease Date: May 17th, 2021Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars This is a very short collection of essays centred around the everyday experience of being trans. Considering it’s a little over 112 pages, this collection packs a lot in, running across various themes throughout and capturing a range of different voices. Books likeContinue reading “Book Review: Transitions: Our Stories of Being Trans”

Audiobook Review: Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates

Publisher: Audible StudiosFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: June 3rd, 2014 Rating: 5/5 Stars Gathering together statistics, analysis and personal stories, from many different women, Laura Bates puts together a powerful call for change. Covering every aspect of society – and acknowledging her own privilege and perspective – Bates highlights why there needs to be a change. ThisContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates”

Book Review: Anti-Social by Nick Pettigrew

Publisher: CenturyFormat: MOBIRelease Date: July 23rd, 2020 Rating: 5/5 Stars I received this book from the publishers via NetGalley. Reviews remain my own. I usually end up saying this in the reviews I do of non-fiction, which probably tells you the kind of non-fiction I’m drawn to, but this is not an easy read. Yes,Continue reading “Book Review: Anti-Social by Nick Pettigrew”

Book Review: The Transgender Issue by Shon Faye

Publisher: Allen LaneFormat: MOBIRelease Date: September 2nd, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars Firstly, thank you to publishers Allen Lane for providing me with a copy of this ebook via NetGalley. Let’s get this out of the way first, shall we? The UK media, right now, is very hostile towards trans people. This hostility is fuelled byContinue reading “Book Review: The Transgender Issue by Shon Faye”