What's on the TBR pile?

What’s on the reading pile: North and South

I love surprise packages. Usually I know if one's coming because I order them (a lot). So, it was a lovely surprise to have a big package show up on the doorstep yesterday and to remember that I hadn't in fact ordered anything. My husband was clearly up to something... He was grinning ear to… Continue reading What’s on the reading pile: North and South

The Anxious Author

3 Pieces of Equipment All Anxious Authors Need

Creativity comes with a price and it's usually suffering. They say the best works of art, whether it's paintings or novels, are the consequence of a tortured mind. I don't know how much I agree with this, but I do feel that there is an element of truth to it. Sometimes, that degree of suffering… Continue reading 3 Pieces of Equipment All Anxious Authors Need


Harry Potter Bundle Giveaway

How long have we waited for a giveaway like this? Harry Potter merchandise isn't cheap. Replica wands alone are over £30 a pop these days and they aren't going to get any cheaper. Besides the expense, Ravenclaw merchandise is super difficult to find. Before all this unpleasantness with J.K. Rowling, a Luna Lovegood Netflix spin-off… Continue reading Harry Potter Bundle Giveaway

Reading Catch Ups

Reading Round-Up: 26th June – 2nd July

What's your first instinct when you see all that money in your bank account on pay day? It's OK to say buy books, we're all addicts here. The first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic I was really good. I didn't buy any more books than I normally would have, despite having more money. When… Continue reading Reading Round-Up: 26th June – 2nd July

Book Reviews, Five Stars

Raven Born – Book Review

Title: Raven Born Author: Bree Moore Genre: Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Rating: Five stars "Harper King is being hunted by the government. Her crime? Being a shape-shifting, half-raven woman. And she’s not the only one they’re after. Supernatural beings like Harper are arrested every day, a fate she’s dodged so far. But when a single miscalculation lands… Continue reading Raven Born – Book Review