I read what felt like a huge amount in the first part of July, and thoroughly enjoyed most of it. Here’s the breakdown.
Tag Archives: reading
May, June and July book wraps: finding my Booktuber feet
I’ve been making Booktube-y monthly reading wraps, so here are the videos for May, June and July.
Book Review: The Calculating Stars
I review ‘The Calculating Stars’ by Mary Robinette Kowal, a masterclass in alternative history, characterisation and compelling narrative.
Confessions of a recovering book snob
I consider my journey as a recovering book snob – through phases of reading exclusively and broadly, all the way to reading goodness-knows-what and loving almost all of it.
April Book Wrap!
I review the four books I finished in April, waxing lyrical about complex prose I listened to, and interesting philosophical questions about how to approach life in the not-so-distant future.
March reading wrap: six books!
My second month’s worth of book wrap video, together with a log of the books and a link to a review I recently wrote. I’m enjoying the additional medium – can you tell?
Book Review: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
I can’t work out if this book is a symptom of my heightened interest in Victoriana or one of the causes; I review Sarah Perry’s “The Essex Serpent”.
February book digest
Better late than never, here’s a (video) run-down of all the books I read in February.
New year, setting goals and being better
In the spirit of the season, I write about why I find new year’s resolutions challenging (because I love a good sweeping goal), and how I’m working towards kinder, more malleable targets this year.
Book Review: Pratchett’s The Wee Free Men
After having finished the behemoth that was Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell (see review here), and accidentally on purpose binging some kinda spooky Netflix (nothing really terrible, just the TV show, Whitechapel, which I enjoyed but was disappointed in the ending of it – could have been better wrapped, but I understand it was notContinue reading “Book Review: Pratchett’s The Wee Free Men”