The Secret Loves Of Geek Girls: Expanded Edition

The Secret Loves Of Geek Girls: Expanded Edition

There’s a lot of books out now about what it’s like to be a ‘geek’: we’ve got ‘guides’ coming out of our ears telling us how to be a ‘geek parent’, or a ‘girl geek’, as well as spotters guides for ‘non-geeks’. Not all of them have been great. So when a new anthology ‘The […]

Posted August 25, 2016 by Kate in review / 0 Comments
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The Hidden Legacy by G.J. Minett

The Hidden Legacy by G.J. Minett

How sure are we that we know everything about our past, and when the truth does start to come rattling out, how do we deal with it? These are the questions facing the protagonist of G.J. Minett’s début novel ‘The Hidden Legacy’, a fabulously taught thriller that weaves through time lines. Ellen is professional. Ellen […]

Posted August 22, 2016 by Kate in review / 0 Comments
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The Dog Who Dared To Dream by Sun-mi Hwang

The Dog Who Dared To Dream by Sun-mi Hwang

Animal stories. Often, they can be manipulative, saccharine over-doses that pander to our soft side, parables of modern-times wrapped up in a fluffy anthropomorphic shell, but rarely are they honest in their depiction of animal life. Sun-mi Hwang’s ‘The Dog Who Dared To Dream‘ allows us to go beyond this over-used trope and into a […]

Posted July 9, 2016 by Kate in review, tour / 0 Comments
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Soft In The Head by Marie-Sabine Roger

Soft In The Head by Marie-Sabine Roger

Sometimes, it takes a special someone to help us discover our true selves. When it’s done through a love of knowledge, and books, it’s even better. Soft in the head, but strong in the heart, Germain seems happy with his lot. His days are an endless array of drinking with his friends, casual sex with […]

Posted June 20, 2016 by Kate in review / 0 Comments
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Back From The Void

So, it’s been a while. Months in fact. And whilst it’s not obligatory to give reasons for my blogging and reviewing absence, it would be remiss of me to just start up again out of nowhere. The book world is one built on mutual respect, trust and back-scratching, with relationships nurtured over a common interest […]

Posted June 5, 2016 by Kate in news and opinion / 2 Comments
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