Book Review - The Night Raven by Sarah Painter

I was very fortunate to be sent a copy of The Night Raven, book 1 in the Crow Investigations series by Sarah Painter in exchange for an honest review. The Night Raven is an urban fantasy mystery set in contemporary London and is currently available from The Book Depository and Amazon. This is my first time giving an in-depth review on my blog so bear with me as I find my feet! Synopsis Meet Lydia Crow… Lydia has always known she has no power, especially next to her infamous and more-than-slightly dodgy family. Which is why she carved her own life as a private investigatorRead More →

It’s been a little while since the last Geek on the High Street due to holidays and getting back on track, and this month I’m doing something a little bit different! While most months I’ll be sticking to a particular fandom/franchise I am going to be doing some themes as well because I’m going to run out of fandoms and also because being a geek is more than just being a fangirl. I think this quote from Simon Pegg sums it up quite nicely:   “Being a geek is all about being honest about what you enjoy and not being afraid to demonstrate that affection.Read More →

Inktober 2018 Prompts - Magic & Fantasy

Welcome to the first in a series of posts featuring prompts for Inktober! If you’re not familiar with Inktober I’ll be going into more detail in just a moment but basically it is an art prompt that takes place every October using only ink. There is a set prompt list created by the original Inktober founder, however, it has become such a wonderful community project now that there are so many new prompts popping up each year. Every year Inktober is responsible for the creation of so much fantastic art and connecting people with new artists. It is also so inspiration for many people andRead More →

Sharing Saturday: Urban fantasy novels I love

Urban Fantasy is my favourite book genre and has been since I was 13 when I picked up a copy of the first Night World novel as a magazine freebie. Since I have devoured as much as I can and continue to do so. I’m still catching up with a lot of series, although there are several now that I’m up-to-date with or close to completing. The great thing about older series is that you can usually binge read a lot of them as there are several books published already or available at your local library. This is my no means the full list ofRead More →