REVIEW: Go to Sleep (I Miss You) – Lucy Knisley

Author: Lucy Knisley (twitter / instagram / website) UK Publisher: First Second Genre: Non-fiction, autobiography, comics Also see: Something New; Kid Gloves Lucy Knisley is one of the great memoirists of the graphic novel format. Following the completion of her pregnancy memoir Kid Gloves (and the birth of her baby), Lucy embarked on a new project: documenting new motherhood … Continue reading REVIEW: Go to Sleep (I Miss You) – Lucy Knisley

REVIEW: The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde

Author: Jasper Fforde (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Satire, fantasy See Also: Early Riser England, 2020. There are 1.2 million human-sized rabbits living in the UK. They can walk, talk and drive cars, the result of an Inexplicable  Anthropomorphising Event fifty-five years ago. And a family of rabbits is about to move into … Continue reading REVIEW: The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde

REVIEW: Such Big Teeth (Darkwood #2) – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Author: Gabby Hutchinson Crouch (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Fantasy, humour See Also: Darkwood If you go down to the woods today, be sure of a big surprise. The Battle of Nearby Village is over, and deep in the Darkwood, Gretel and her friends journey into the hostile mountains of the north, seeking new allies … Continue reading REVIEW: Such Big Teeth (Darkwood #2) – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

REVIEW: How to Build a Boyfriend from Scratch – Sarah Archer

Author: Sarah Archer (website / twitter) UK Publisher: HarperCollins Genre: Science fiction, romcom In the US, this book is titled The Plus One. Dating is hard. Being dateless at your perfect sister's wedding is harder. Meet Kelly. A brilliant but socially awkward robotics engineer desperately seeking a wedding date… Meet Ethan. Intelligent, gorgeous, brings out the … Continue reading REVIEW: How to Build a Boyfriend from Scratch – Sarah Archer

REVIEW: Bloodlust and Bonnets – Emily McGovern

Author: Emily McGovern (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Simon and Schuster Genre: Graphic novel, satirical historical fantasy The year is 1820, and bored young debutante Lucy knows there must be more to life than embroidery and engagements - no matter how eligible the bachelor might be. Some bachelors, she has discovered, are less 'eligible' than they are … Continue reading REVIEW: Bloodlust and Bonnets – Emily McGovern

REVIEW: Battle Beyond the Dolestars (Battlestar Suburbia #2) – Chris McCrudden

Author: Chris McCrudden (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Science Fiction, Comedy See Also: Battlestar Suburbia Time for the Machine Republic to Kurl Up and Dye It’s a year since the Battlestar Suburbia broke free from Earth and the human rebellion is hiding out in the asteroid belt. Their leader, Admiral Janice, is assembling a fleet she … Continue reading REVIEW: Battle Beyond the Dolestars (Battlestar Suburbia #2) – Chris McCrudden

REVIEW: Just One Damned Thing After Another – Jodi Taylor

Author: Jodi Taylor (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Headline Genre: Humour, SFF 'So tell me, Dr Maxwell, if the whole of History lay before you ... where would you go? What would you like to witness?' When Madeleine Maxwell is recruited by the St Mary's Institute of Historical Research, she discovers the historians there don't just study the … Continue reading REVIEW: Just One Damned Thing After Another – Jodi Taylor

REVIEW: Space Opera – Catherynne M. Valente

Author: Catherynne M. Valente (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Corsair Genre: Sci-fi, humour, EUROVISION IN SPACE EVERYONE CAN HEAR YOU SING A century ago, the Sentience Wars tore the galaxy apart and nearly ended the entire concept of intelligent space-faring life. In the aftermath, a curious tradition was invented-something to cheer up everyone who was … Continue reading REVIEW: Space Opera – Catherynne M. Valente

REVIEW: Giant Days, 1-2 – John Allison, Lissa Treiman

Author/Artist: John Allison (twitter / website) and Lissa Treiman (twitter) UK Publisher: Boom! Genre: Graphic novel, humour, contemporary fiction Susan, Esther, and Daisy started at university three weeks ago and became fast friends. Now, away from home for the first time, all three want to reinvent themselves. But in the face of hand-wringing boys, personal … Continue reading REVIEW: Giant Days, 1-2 – John Allison, Lissa Treiman