Fid’s Crusade – David H. Reiss [BBNYA Blog Tour]

Yet another BBNYA finalist, and my favourite of the three I read. Fid’s Crusade is powerful, charged, and emotional, with a really intriguing take on the superhero mythos. It takes a similar view to The Boys (graphic novel and TV show) when it comes to so-called heroes, but it’s handled in such a different way,Continue reading “Fid’s Crusade – David H. Reiss [BBNYA Blog Tour]”

The Umbrella Academy, Volume 1: The Apocalypse Suite

Genre: Sci-FiRelease Date: October 17th, 2007Publisher: Dark Horse ComicsRating: 5/5 Stars This seems to happen whenever I talk about graphic novels that have now been adapted. If you have not yet read this yet, don’t expect much in these pages to resemble the TV show. Things like the character names are sometimes the same, butContinue reading “The Umbrella Academy, Volume 1: The Apocalypse Suite”

Divination Hollow Open Calls

Over on Divination Hollow, the website I run with my wonderful co-admin Ellen, we currently have two open calls running until 3rd January, 2021. As the above graphic indicates, we’re looking for articles, essays, reviews, and more, max 3K words. For both calls, we’re looking to run these features in February 2021, for Women inContinue reading “Divination Hollow Open Calls”

Catalyst – Tracy Richardson [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]

Synopsis Marcie Horton has a sixth sense. Not in the “I see dead people” way, but . . . well, maybe a little. She feels a sort of knowing about certain things that can’t be explained-an intuition that goes beyond the normal. Then there was that one summer four years ago, when she connected withContinue reading “Catalyst – Tracy Richardson [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]”

April 2020 Reading Wrap Up – Part One [Books]

January / February / March Part 1 / March Part 2 I am not doing great at getting these up in a timely way. Ah well. April was another month in which I finished a lot of books, which means this is going to be another two parter. April also saw me complete my 2020 Reading Goal, whichContinue reading “April 2020 Reading Wrap Up – Part One [Books]”

The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas, Volume 1 [Books]

Can you tell I am absolutely loving Audible? I try to mix up what I get, and so far I’ve tried non-fiction, full cast, fiction single person narration, and now The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas. Having grown up in the UK, The Twilight Zone wasn’t something I had access to. Not long after we first got together, IContinue reading “The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas, Volume 1 [Books]”

Vicious – V.E. Schwab [Books]

It’s been just over a year now since I started reading books by V.E Schwab, and every single one has been absolute gold. I’m slowly building up my collection and working my way through her novels. So far, I’ve read the Shades of Magic trilogy, The Near Witch, and City of Ghosts, as well as the Steel Prince graphic novel more recently.Continue reading “Vicious – V.E. Schwab [Books]”

March 2020 Reading Wrap Up – Part One [Books]

January Wrap Up / February Wrap Up I read 16 books in March. It was a very strange month – GP advised me to remain isolated for 2 weeks, which meant I missed the last two weeks of my workplace being open. There was then a gap where they didn’t know if we’d be able toContinue reading “March 2020 Reading Wrap Up – Part One [Books]”

Into the Drowning Deep – Mira Grant [Books]

I’m still relatively new to audiobooks. During February, I tried to only start books written by women. I picked up Into the Drowning Deep as I was looking specifically for horror titles, and this seemed a good choice on Audible. I was not wrong. Into the Drowning Deep tells the story of a group of scientists,Continue reading “Into the Drowning Deep – Mira Grant [Books]”

A Touch of Death – Rebecca Crunden [Books]

Catherine is content in the world she lives in. The daughter of the King’s Hangman, she lives in comfort and safety, oblivious to the real dangers lurking outside her home. She is in love with Thom, but when his brother Nate returns one night, Catherine finds herself accompanying him on a short overnight journey whichContinue reading “A Touch of Death – Rebecca Crunden [Books]”