Book Review: Grumpy Old Gods Volume 1

I was sent a copy of the Grumpy Old Gods: Volume 1 anthology of short stories by one of the authors and I was really excited to read it. I’ve always loved mythology, reading about the different pantheons and the mischief  the gods and heroes get up to. My interest in mythology has crossed over into my reading habits and I love to read other writers interpretations of myths and the pantheons. Some of my favourite books are Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series and Kevin Hearne’s Iron Druid series. So the idea of a selection of stories based on what happens afterRead More →

Book Review: The Sisters Grimm by Menna van Praag

This book was provided for free by NetGalley in exchange for a review. As mentioned in my 2019 book survey I’ve been wanting to catch up my reading up to new releases and NetGallery is a wonderful way to do that. So please expect to see some more reviews in the future! The Sisters Grimm by Menna van Praag is available on 6th February 2020 and you pre-order it from The Book Depository for £13.42 with free international delivery! Trigger Warning This book contains: child abuse, sexual abuse, self-harm, depression, suicidal thoughts, incest, injury, dementia, loss, fat-shaming, slut-shaming, racism  – yes that’s a lot andRead More →

The Pawfection Pack: Cat Subscription Box Review

I was very fortunate to be sent the January Pawfection Pack by Annie, and I owe her a massive apology for only now getting to the review this pet subscription box. The last few months have been absolutely crazy, however, it does mean that my two VIP reviewers have had plenty of time to deliver me their results. My two cats, Milo and George, have been enjoying the contents of the box and are happy to share their findings with you! The brainchild of Annie of The Next Avenger, The Pawfection Pack is a pop culture themed pet subscription box service for cats and dogs.Read More →

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 →

The Magic Market Day in Erskine - review of a local Harry Potter themed market

When an event popped up on facebook for The Magic Market Day just across the river from me at the Erskine Bridge Hotel and Spa I knew that I had to pop along to see it for myself! A magical Harry Potter themed market right on my doorstep?! How could I not? More importantly I knew it was my chance to shine a light on the amazing local stall owners, their talents and the products they had for sale. I was not disappointed by the fantastic range of handmade goods available and I was given permission to take photos of their products in exchange forRead More →