Month: May 2016

Review: The Cure For Dreaming

Review: The Cure For Dreaming

  The year is 1900. Olivia Mead is a teenager living in Portland, Oregon with her father the notorious dentist Dr. Mead. Olivia’s mother left when she was just four years old, leaving to pursue her theatric dreams. Oregon at this time was a state divided on Women’s Rights. There was a strong Suffragette movement, […]

Posted May 30, 2016


Review: This Savage Song

Review: This Savage Song

  Kate Harker and August Flynn belong from opposite sides of the ‘seam’, a partition which separates North V-City from South V-City, Verity. It’s a metropolis full of fear and monsters, actual monsters. Monsters that are created as a direct result of evil acts. Acts of violence breed the CORSAI, creatures who live in darkness […]

Posted May 26, 2016


Discussion? Goodreads “Read” Shelves

Discussion? Goodreads “Read” Shelves

Do you ever look back through your Goodreads “read” shelf and realise how far your reading has evolved over recent years? I was looking at today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic from The Broke & The Bookish¬† Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed¬†and decided to have a flick through my shelves. What […]

Posted May 24, 2016


Illumicrate #3: Unboxing

Illumicrate #3: Unboxing

It’s Illumicrate time! No idea what I’m talking about? Illumicrate is a quarterly bookish subscription box. 4 times a year you’ll get a box with a copy of a new release and lots of bookish goodies. You can see what arrived in the first two boxes here. Oh and they ship internationally too. For all […]

Posted May 20, 2016


Armchair BEA Day 4: Fictional Worlds + *Giveaway*

Armchair BEA Day 4: Fictional Worlds + *Giveaway*

Day four? How did that happen? Today we are talking all about fictional worlds.   We all know that sometimes, the worlds we love in fiction can be dangerous. Which fictional worlds would you want to live in? Which worlds do you never want to dive into? Which worlds are you content to stay behind […]

Posted May 14, 2016


Armchair BEA Day 3: Beyond The Books

Armchair BEA Day 3: Beyond The Books

It’s day three already! This year’s Armchair BEA is flying in. Today we are discussing other ways we enjoy novels, beyond the traditional.   Beyond the traditional form of the novel, what are your favorite alternative forms (graphic novels, audiobooks, webcomics, etc)? Do you have any favorite works within these alternate forms? How do you […]

Posted May 13, 2016


Armchair BEA Day 2: Aesthetic Concerns

Armchair BEA Day 2: Aesthetic Concerns

It’s day two of ABEA! I really enjoyed finding new blogs and getting to know bloggers yesterday. Thanks to all who took the time to stop by my post. Today’s topic is Aesthetic Concerns – Books and Blogs.   How often do you judge a book by its cover? How often are you surprised by […]

Posted May 12, 2016


Armchair BEA 2016: An Introduction

Armchair BEA 2016: An Introduction

Last year I participated in Armchair BEA for the first time. I enjoyed it so much that I’m back for my second year! It was great to connect with different bloggers from around the world so I’m excited for ABEA 2016! Before we get started, you may be wondering what Armchair BEA is, so let […]

Posted May 11, 2016