Category: Book Discussion

Book Review: The Vampire Knitting Club

It was only a matter of time before I, voracious reader that I am, made the leap from terrible romance movies to terrible romance novels. I haven’t gone all in on the dating-a-bad-boy-billionaire genre though, never fear. So far I have only dipped my toe in the much more...

Consent in Literature

So, following on from my review for What If It’s Us by Becky Abertalli and Adam Silvera I want to talk about sexual consent in literature. CW: Frank discussion of sex, consensual or otherwise. I’ve read a handful of books recently that have had sexual content. I want to...

The Travelling Cat Chronicles – Review, 5*

The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa As a cat lover I’ve always been convinced that felines have more brains than they’re given credit for, but this narrative from Nana is something quite beyond even that. And yet, definitely, still a cat. Through Nana’s eyes we learn a little...

Lumberjanes – Review, 5*

Lumberjanes Vol. 1 by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Faith Hicks, Brooke A. Allen (Illustrator), Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, Brooke Allen (Illustrator), Carolyn Nowak (Illustrator) I read the first part of Lumberjanes a few weeks ago and then put it down to make dinner or something and didn’t get around...

The Cruel Prince – Review, 5*

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black I picked this book up a long time ago, I was reading it on Kindle for Mac and then a lot of things happened and a lot of physical books came my way so I kind of put it down. I decided to...

My Brother’s Husband – Review 5*

My Brother’s Husband by Gengorah Tagame I thoroughly enjoyed this manga. In it we watch as Yaichi struggles with his own homophobia, directed without intent by his daughter who is just fully accepting of the possibility of having two uncles who are married. Interestingly, although he has difficulties with...

What If It’s Us – Review

What If It’s Us by Becky Abertalli & Adam Silvera I rather liked this book, I wouldn’t mind being friends with most of the characters though a best friend like Dylan sounds awesome. It was initially difficult to tell the characters POVs apart at first but became easier, I...