Poetry Recommendations for National Poetry Day!

Some information about National Poetry Day in the UK.  Hope is the thing with feathers  by Emily Dickinson Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That …

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Book Review│The Gloaming

The Gloaming by Kirsty Logan Harvill Secker, April 2018 320 pages ISBN13: 9781911215943 Rating: 4/5 stars Goodreads, Amazon       I received a free copy of this book on Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.     'But then, she soothed herself: we cannot be held responsible for every pretty lie we tell to our children.' …

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Book Review│Bite

Bite by K.S. Merbeth Orbit, July 2016 376 pages ISBN13: 9780316308700 Rating: 5/5 stars Goodreads, Amazon, Wordery     Bite follows Kid- a young girl, in her teens, with an undisclosed first name she's forbidden from saying- in a Mad Max-esque post-apocalyptic wasteland. Right off the bat she's picked up by a group of raiders- allegedly- comprised of Wolf, Dolly, …

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Book Review│Fullmetal Alchemist (3-in-1 edition) Volume 1

Fullmetal Alchemist (3-in-1 edition) Volume 1 by Hiromu Arakawa VIZ Media LLC, January 2014 576 pages ISBN13: 9781421540184 Rating: 5/5 stars Goodreads, Amazon, Wordery      Volume 1 of Fullmetal Alchemist begins with Edward Elric and his younger brother Alphonse attempting to use the forbidden alchemic technique of human transmutation to bring their mother back from the dead. The transmutation …

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Book Review│Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World

Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World by Janet E. Cameron  Hachette Books Ireland, September 2nd 2013 387 pages ISBN-13: 9781444743975 Rating: 5/5 stars Goodreads, Book Depository, Amazon     I just don't know how to write this review in a way that will carry across how much I love this book. Cinnamon Toast follows seventeen …

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Book Review│The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers Hodder & Stoughton, August 13th 2015 404 pages ISBN13: 9781473619807 Rating: 5/5 stars Goodreads, Amazon, Wordery       The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet follows Rosemary Harper and the crew of the ship The Wayfarer as they navigate their way towards war-torn space to …

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