Review: ‘Hellishly Ever After’ Nadine Mutas

Ever held a séance and accidentally trapped a demon into marriage? No takers? Just me? Crap. Marriage is my idea of hell, at least until the day an unfairly hot demon shows up in my apartment and drags me to actual Hell — as his wife. I’d honestly rather have a root canal without sedation … Continue reading Review: ‘Hellishly Ever After’ Nadine Mutas

Review: ‘The Coven’ Lizzie Fry

Imagine a world in which witchcraft is real. In which mothers hand down power to their daughters, power that is used harmlessly and peacefully. Then imagine that the US President is a populist demagogue who decides that all witches must be imprisoned for their own safety, as well as the safety of those around them … Continue reading Review: ‘The Coven’ Lizzie Fry

Date Night with… Zach from Dianne Duvall’s Immortal Guardians series

After nearly four years, I've decided to bring back my Date Night feature. I mainly stopped it because I wasn't reading enough romance to justify it, but hey, I don't just have to write about date nights with romance characters, right? Watch this space because there might well be some date nights with characters pulled … Continue reading Date Night with… Zach from Dianne Duvall’s Immortal Guardians series

International Women’s Day 2021 – My Favourite Books About Women

It's International Women's Day, a day when we celebrate women - past and present - and their achievements. It's not just a day about recognising and celebrating achievements, though. It's also about the women who are fighting a daily battle for equality. Here in the UK, we live in a patriarchal society. In September 2020, … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2021 – My Favourite Books About Women

Review: ‘Ghosts of the Tsunami’ Richard Lloyd Parry

On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. It was Japan’s greatest single loss of life since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign correspondent, lived through the earthquake in Tokyo, and spent six years reporting from the epicentre. Learning about … Continue reading Review: ‘Ghosts of the Tsunami’ Richard Lloyd Parry