Welcome to Derry – Thoughts on the opening of ‘IT Part Two’

The following post contains spoilers for the new IT movie, so avoid if you’d rather not see any!

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Sexy September! Romance Novels and why we love them, featuring guest bloggers!

GUESS WHO’S BACK FROM HIATUS! That’s right, your favourite book reading, coffee drinking disaster gay is back to provide you with fresh new content! I’ll admit, I did think August was going to be far more productive than it actually was in terms of blog content, but I chose a 600+ page monstrosity to read … Continue reading Sexy September! Romance Novels and why we love them, featuring guest bloggers!

Reviewing: When A Scot Ties The Knot By Tessa Dare

Content Warnings: Blackmail, mentions of PTSD and loss of loved ones.  My Rating: 5 books out of 5  Highlights:  Maddie and Logan are sarcastic assholes and I love themGRANT ❤ Lobster pillow booksAunt Thea. Just Aunt Thea. Inside they’re NOTHING BUT SQUISH. My dear imaginary Captain MacKenzie, you are not real and never will be. I, however, … Continue reading Reviewing: When A Scot Ties The Knot By Tessa Dare

Brain fog, burnout and why I’m taking a month away from blogging

Hello everyone! I’m going to open with it: I have decided to take the month of August away from blogging.  There are several reasons for this: My birthday is in August and I intend to spend it relaxing. Due in part to several reading slumps in quick succession, I am behind on my reading goals for … Continue reading Brain fog, burnout and why I’m taking a month away from blogging

Reviewing: Heart and Hand by Rebel Carter

Content warnings: Racism, repeated mention of pregnancy/motherhood, discussions of grief and loss of spouse.  My Rating: 3.5 books out of 5 Highlights:   Main character is a woman of colourPolyamory and resulting relationship discussions Julie Baptiste has no time for your judgement Half of these characters have names that I’m pretty sure are from Marvel moviesThis is the … Continue reading Reviewing: Heart and Hand by Rebel Carter

Reviewing: The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite

A copy of this book was provided by the publisher and Eidelweiss+ in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.  Content warnings: Discussions of abuse in relationships, rampant sexism, ill treatment of natives on scientific expeditions mentioned briefly.  My rating: 5 books out of 5 Highlights: Women being unapologetically brilliant Historical sapphists This book made me want … Continue reading Reviewing: The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite

Reviewing: The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien

Content warnings: Mentions of death, persistent fat-shaming of Bombur the dwarf My Rating: 5 books out of 5 Highlights:  High-fantasy shenanigans Surprisingly hilarious Gandalf is a little shit and I adore himStill-relevant takes on the hoarding and value of material wealthNumerous musical numbers  “Not the Gandalf who was responsible for so many quiet lads and lasses going … Continue reading Reviewing: The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien