Page Turner: The Night Circus

I'm going to say this right now, The Night Circus is one of those books that is best-experienced blind. Stop reading this ramble right now, find a copy in a shop or your local library and read it now. It is truly a one of a kind book. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is... Continue Reading →

[OWLS February Blog Tour] Literature Legacy

With this month’s tour topic being Legacy, my knee-jerk reaction was to write about Tintin. However, I already have. In that tour, I explained how much of an influence he was to me. He still is my role model, even after all this time. However, I would be repeating myself again if I did write... 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 →

Summer Reading List

For me, there are two special times of the year where I finally get some real reading done. Summer and Winter. This is mostly because I have a lot more free time from college or school and I tend to be in a more relaxed state of mind. I'm going on Holiday soon but unfortunately,... Continue Reading →

Conflict with Classics

Over the past few years, I have made an effort to try and read more classical literature than I used to. While this is a good thing, for the most part, there are a few downsides as well. Now, it isn't really the fault of the book but sometimes while a reading an older story... Continue Reading →

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