Blog #23 – Why write reviews?

Recently I wrote an instagram caption for a picture of Robert Frost poetry and I commented on how poetry got me to stop and think, how it challenged me more than a simple story might and writing that, weirdly, got me to stop and think. It made me question why I started writing here in … Continue reading Blog #23 – Why write reviews?

Blog #22 – Plans for Autumn and Winter

It's been quite a good year for me book-wise. Not everything I've read has been an instant hit but I have had quite a few 4 or 5 star reads and hope the rest of the year can keep up with that high standard. So onto my current plans (which are very likely to change). … Continue reading Blog #22 – Plans for Autumn and Winter

Review – American Gods, Neil Gaiman ★★★★☆

I have wanted to read this book for so long and finally I got round to it. American Gods is a sprawling tale of modern myths and legends. It tracks the path of Shadow as he treks across America in the service of Mr Wednesday who employs him the day he is released from prison. … Continue reading Review – American Gods, Neil Gaiman ★★★★☆