REVISITED: These Old Shades – Georgette Heyer

Author: Georgette Heyer UK Publisher: Arrow Genre: Historical romance Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his soubriquet 'Satanas', flourishes as well. Then, from a dark Parisian back alley, he plucks L-on, a red-headed urchin with strangely … Continue reading REVISITED: These Old Shades – Georgette Heyer

REVIEW: Queenie – Candice Carty-Williams

Author: Candice Carty-Williams (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Trapeze Genre: Comedy Drama, contemporary fiction Release Date: 11th April 2019 Queenie Jenkins can't cut a break. Well, apart from the one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That's definitely just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Then there's her boss who doesn't seem to see her … Continue reading REVIEW: Queenie – Candice Carty-Williams

REVIEW: Feminism for the 99% – Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, Nancy Fraser

Authors: Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya (website), Nancy Fraser UK Publisher: Verso Books Genre: Non-fiction, political discourse, manifestos This is a manifesto for the 99 percent Unaffordable housing, poverty wages, inadequate healthcare, border policing, climate change—these are not what you ordinarily hear feminists talking about. But aren’t they the biggest issues for the vast majority of … Continue reading REVIEW: Feminism for the 99% – Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, Nancy Fraser

REVIEW: Avatar, The Last Airbender (#1 – #3) – Bryan Konietzko, Michael Dante DiMartino, Gene Luen Yang

Authors: Bryan Konietzko, Michael Dante DiMartino, Gene Luen Yang UK Publisher: Dark Horse Genre: Graphic novel, fantasy Every so often in your life, a story will come along which just fits so perfectly with what you need and want that you become wholly absorbed in it. It will become a bubble of relief from stress … Continue reading REVIEW: Avatar, The Last Airbender (#1 – #3) – Bryan Konietzko, Michael Dante DiMartino, Gene Luen Yang