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 →

15 Adorable Geeky Plushies on Etsy!

I’ve loved plushies since I was a little girl and that hasn’t changed as I’ve gotten older, they’ve just gotten more geekier. Between my original 80’s Care Bears, my fiance’s Pokemon plushies and our combined World of Warcraft ones we’ve got a nice collection growing. Plushies are a gift that transcends all barriers and I’ve yet to meet a geek who hasn’t melted when presented with an adorable plushie – especially if it’s from their favourite fandom! They’re fun and innocence all wrapped up in one and that is what makes them such a perfect gift for the holidays. As mentioned in my Gift GuideRead More →

Sharing Saturday: Spooky Halloween reads

  I was wondering what to do for a Halloween themed Sharing Saturday, and after yesterday’s Fandom 5 I realised I should do one for spooky reads to watch. Not everyone wants to or is able to go out trick or treating/celebrating Halloween, so if you’re one for staying inside here are some spooky/creepy reads to get you in the mood!   Late Victorian Gothic Tales Good Reads   /   Amazon The Victorian fin de siecle has many associations: the era of Decadence, The Yellow Book, the New Woman, the scandalous Oscar Wilde, the Empire on which the sun never set. This heady brew wasRead More →