Page Turner: The Hobbit

At this rate, being locked in my own home will give me enough time to read all the Lord of the Ring books. Time will tell, and with the official UK Lockdown that started on Monday, looks like I have a nothing but time on my hands. While this was my first time reading the... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Reading

Today is World Book Day! As a bookworm myself I wanted to celebrate the day by writing about the brilliance of books and try to encourage others to read more. So, here we are. Now I know that with a title like The Importance of Reading you expect that I would be preaching about literacy... Continue Reading →

Spring Reading List

Nearing the end of the month, Spring will start. Normally most of the time I use the jar technique to pick a book but I still use my list sometimes. Watership Down I grew up with the animated film and rewatch it around Easter time. So this year, I am finally going to read the... Continue Reading →

My Reading System

I mentioned in my last post that despite loving Kings of the Wyld I wasn't going to read the sequel, Bloody Rose for a while. This is because of two reading rules I have. I know that might sound silly but they are part of my reading system that I have been working on since... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: A Natural History of Dragons

Part Fantasy, part science, part memoir. All good. A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan is, well just as the title says, a memoir of the world's preeminent dragon naturalist. An impressive woman who was at the forefront of researching and documenting dragons. Written by herself in her old... Continue Reading →

Winter Reading List

Winter is here. Well, if you are using the meteorological calendar, it starts on the 22nd of December if we are using the astronomical season but that's beside the point. The nights are growing longer, the air is becoming bitterly cold and frost is starting to coat the ground. I am hardly winter's biggest fan,... Continue Reading →

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