How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb

It is not often I read non-fiction, and rarer still that I read autobiographical works. But Robert Webb’s coming of age story, How Not To Be A Boy, was one that I was keen to read. In part due to Webb being someone whose work I have enjoyed (I have fond memories of watching a … Continue reading How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb


Mad Blood Stirring by Simon Mayo

One of the books I picked up on my visit to the Hay Festival last month, was Mad Blood Stirring, the first adult fiction novel written by Simon Mayo. As a fan of historical fiction, it was a book that caught my eye, and after hearing Simon talk about the book at the festival, I … Continue reading Mad Blood Stirring by Simon Mayo

Dull Margaret by Jim Broadbent & Dix

Last month I was fortunate enough to attend the Hay Festival where I had the opportunity to listen to Jim Broadbent talk about his first foray into fiction. He has collaborated with artist Andy Dixon, known as Dix, to create his first graphic novel, Dull Margaret. Broadbent first drew inspiration for this story from a … Continue reading Dull Margaret by Jim Broadbent & Dix

Legendary by Stephanie Garber

Last month saw the publication of Legendary by Stephanie Garber, the second book in the Caraval trilogy. I read and enjoyed Caraval last year and loved the magical world it introduced us to so I was keen excited about reading Legendary. I was intrigued to find out more about this fascinating world, and to follow … Continue reading Legendary by Stephanie Garber

Eve Of Man by Giovanna & Tom Fletcher

As soon as I heard about the premise of Eve Of Man, it was a book I was really excited about reading. The first book in a trilogy, it is also the first book that Giovanna and Tom Fletcher have written together, having both written multiple bestselling books. In this story we are presented with … Continue reading Eve Of Man by Giovanna & Tom Fletcher

Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel

Only Human is the third book in Sylvain Neuvel’s ‘Themis Files’ series. This is a series I have enjoyed in part due to its epistolary format but also due to its intriguing premise. The first book in the series, Sleeping Giants, introduced the reader to a scientist who discovered a giant body part beneath the … Continue reading Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel

Fairy Loot Unboxing – May 2018

Today it is time for another Fairy Loot unboxing! Fairy Loot is a monthly subscription box focusing on Young Adult fantasy titles. You can get a single box from £26 per month (plus VAT and shipping) or you can choose to subscribe for 3 or 6 months. I am currently subscribed to Fairy Loot and … Continue reading Fairy Loot Unboxing – May 2018