Another begins! I know I said I was done blogging, but I couldn’t stay away for too long. My friend Samantha from Fabulous Fabris and I have been blogging for years, and we finally decided it was time to open a blog together. So we did… Introducing Nerd Vortex! http://www.nerd-vortex.com/ It’s a new resource for reviews,… Continue reading When One Blog Ends..
This isn’t easy to write, but the time has come to say goodbye to this blog. When I started Watch This Space four years ago, I was a 22 year old Master’s student living in Oxford and studying book publishing. A lot has changed since the day I started blogging, but I’m happy to say I… Continue reading The End of All Things
It’s almost 2017, and that means that it’s time for a round-up of the best books I’ve read over the past year. Once again, the list is a mixture of old and new titles; the only requirement is that I will have first read the book in 2016 and that I didn’t read the book… Continue reading Best Books of 2016
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Published by Candlewick in August 2013. Wow, I just finished reading this book and I’m so disappointed in myself for not having read it sooner. What an amazing, heartbreaking, beautiful book. From the very first line, I was hooked. Reminiscent of Guillermo del Toro’s 2006 film Pan’s Labyrinth, this story… Continue reading Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier Published by Graphix (Scholastic) on September 13, 2016. Raina Telgemeier’s middle-grade graphic novel Ghosts tells the story of Catrina and Maya, two sisters who have just moved to a coastal town in Northern California. Younger sister Maya has cystic fibrosis, and the coastal air is supposed to help her struggling lungs. She’s young and… Continue reading Book Review: Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier