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

REVIEW: The Everlasting Rose – Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles #2)

Author: Dhonielle Clayton (twitter / website) UK Publisher: Gollancz Genre: YA, fantasy Other Books: The Belles Buy Now: ebook | paperback Camellia Beaureguard is a Belle. She can make you beautiful. Though there is always a cost. With a price on her head, the evil Queen Sophia out for blood, and no idea who to trust, Camellia must … Continue reading REVIEW: The Everlasting Rose – Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles #2)

REVIEW: Enchantée – Gita Trelease

Author: Gita Trealease (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genre: YA, historical fantasy Buy now: ebook | paperback Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries – and magicians . . . When seventeen-year-old Camille is left orphaned, she has to provide for her frail sister and her volatile brother. In … Continue reading REVIEW: Enchantée – Gita Trelease

REVIEW: The Priory of the Orange Tree – Samantha Shannon

Author: Samantha Shannon (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Genre: Epic fantasy Buy Now: ebook | hardcover A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm … Continue reading REVIEW: The Priory of the Orange Tree – Samantha Shannon

BLOG: Social Class in Publishing – Bookseller Survey Results

Today the Bookseller published the findings from a survey they conducted asking whether people from Working Class backgrounds felt they had been hindered in starting a publishing career, or whether their progression had been impacted. Shockingly, the answer was yes. Particularly noteworthy was that 91% of respondents felt that the London-centric nature of publishing was … Continue reading BLOG: Social Class in Publishing – Bookseller Survey Results