Summer Reading List 2023

Summer is finally here in Scotland!   I'm feeling the heat already. Scotland is having a mini heatwave this week, with temperatures reaching up to 25°, which is remarkable for us. I even got sunburnt on my commute to work one day. I wish I was joking. However, I'm grateful for the change in weather from... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: May

The Tea Dragon Society by Kay O'Neill Tea, dragons and gay characters. Someone managed to throw several of my obsessions into a single adorable graphic novel.  While at the market, Greta, an apprentice blacksmith, discovers an extraordinary creature known as a tea dragon. She rescues the rare animal and is introduced to the fading art... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Walk Among Us

Since I sunk my teeth into Vampire: the Masquerade's World of Darkness, I may or may not have gained a newfound love for vampires. Playing as one of these undead horrors brought them into a new light for me. The politics of this hidden world is fascinating, and I have only scratched the surface. From infighting in... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Plain Bad Heroines

This absolute unit of a book is the longest I have read this year, spanning over 600 pages.  Back in 1900 Brookhaunts Acadamy for girls because a local legend after two young girls in love and obsessed with a book started a little club for it. Unfortunately, things ended badly, costing the lives of the... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: April

Sorry this post is a bit late, I have been busy this week. April has been an overall good month for us. My full-time job was made permanent (yay!) plus my family and I had a week getaway to Arran for Easter. I swear, it is the most magical place in Scotland. If you get... Continue Reading →

Genshin Impact Read-A-Like

Ad Astra Abyssosque, travellers! As I have mentioned before, I am obsessed with Genshin Impact. I love the gameplay, characters and lore. To such a degree that I have started to seek out books with similar vibes. No, not the in-universe lore books (although I love finding new ones) but novels at my local library and favourite... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: March

I was on a reading roll in March! Probably because the weather was rotten this month. For the alleged start of spring, it has been cold as a politician's heart. Oh well, it gave me an excuse for staying bundled up at home with a good book and cups of tea.  Not only that, but... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Legends & Lattes

A good book is like a good cup of coffee as it warms you up and makes everything feel better for a little while. Legends & Lattes: A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes by Travis Baldree is a fantasy novel about Viv, leaving behind her adventurous life to start a coffee shop. As... Continue Reading →

Spring Reading List

Apparently, spring is almost here. You could have fooled me since it is still dark and cold here with no clear sign of change on the horizon. Oh well, it should be here soon enough. With a new season comes a new list of books I plan to read. This springtime, I have gone with... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: February

The "month of love" is finally over, or at least it will be in a few days. What this means is winter is finally starting to melt away, giving way to spring. Here in Scotland, it sure feels like Persephone is taking her sweet time returning to her mother as it has been chilly and... Continue Reading →

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