Shock horror, the last two posts i’ve uploaded have been wrap-ups. If that doesn’t prove how little spare time i have had i don’t know what will. As i’ve said before, my new job is taking it out of me, and instead of blogging i’ve been actually reading. Hopefully this month i will pick back up blogging, i’ve really missed it. For now, here’s what a read in November.
First off, apologies for this being over a week later than normal! To be honest, it’s probably only been me bothered by this but even so! In October we read Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand which is the first horror we’ve read at book club. It’s a YA horror with multiple LGBTQ+ representations and it felt quite different in many ways to anything we have read before, and anything I’ve read personally to be honest. Continue reading
Last night we went to see the Reasons to Stay Alive play at HOME in Manchester. We were aware of this a while back when we saw Matt Haig on his tour of Notes on a Nervous Planet and of course me and Sarah had to book tickets! Read on for a little opinion post about the play. Continue reading
It’s been an incredibly long time since i planned my venture in to the world of Carry On. I have been saying for years now i would be getting around to it in the next few months, maybe next month, maybe next Halloween… but no, it never happened. Then the fancy copies of Wayward Son were released and that was a kick up the bum to get reading!
What do you do when you’re in a slump?This seems ridiculous because I literally just posted about getting back into reading and how that was making me super happy! However I’ve hit a slump. This is half because of being busy and a little because of just not feeling anything in particular. Continue reading
As soon as i saw this book announced way back in 2018, i knew i had to read it. Girl in a hot dog costume on the front cover AND LGBTQ+ rep? Count me in. I’ve become quite fond of the niche market of books based in theme parks/arcades or festivals, so this was right up my street.
I’ve been reading a whole bunch of graphic novels at the moment, and also have a load of reviews to put up on the blog, so to save everyone’s time, i figured i’d merge some in to one. I’ve been storming through a couple of graphic novels that i’ve loved, so wanted to share those with you!