Printable Bookmark Recommendations Collaborative Project!

These free printable bookmarks were a collaborative project by your book blogging community. They’re perfect little snippets for people interested in exploring new topics outside their usual bookshelves, or for more experienced readers to get more out of a genre they love. If you see a title you recognize, there’s a blogger that would love to talk to you about it. If you see titles … Continue reading Printable Bookmark Recommendations Collaborative Project!

The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in April 2017 and of the National Book Award, Colson Whitehead’s phenomenal race-centered novel has also been announced long-listed for the Booker Prize 2017. Underground Railroad is everything. It is the secret to a new identity and life for slave girl Cora, as well as her past, present and future. Born and raised in a cotton farm in Georgia, Cora … Continue reading The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

Happy Lippy Book Club: Heathen Vol. 1 – Natasha Alterici & Rachel Deering

Publication Date: 8thAugust 2017   Heathen is not only the first breath-taking leap into a Nordic fantasy world, but also a story of acceptance, courage and passion. The art is stunning and reckless. I love how free and unique both the art style and the story are. Aydis is a strong and fearless warrior, cast out of her village for kissing another girl. Throughout her … Continue reading Happy Lippy Book Club: Heathen Vol. 1 – Natasha Alterici & Rachel Deering

Five Unique Poetry Anthologies

The best part of reading poetry is being able to experience something completely new and remarkable, unlike anything you’ve felt before, all in the space of a few stanzas. These are my top five unique poetry anthologies that twisted and pulled at my emotions in a very short space of time. The World’s Wife – Carol Ann Duffy Carol Ann Duffy is an incredibly talented … Continue reading Five Unique Poetry Anthologies

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood: Part 1, Vol. 1 – Horihiko Araki

Famed for its wild humor and fight frenzies, I was really looking forward to reading JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure for the first time. True to it’s reputation, it has a considerable amount of fight scenes, almost obscene muscles and verges on the side of very gorey. The art style is detailed and iconic, just not my cup of tea. I love JoJo as a character. I … Continue reading Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood: Part 1, Vol. 1 – Horihiko Araki

Borne – Jeff Vandermeer

Borne is such an imaginative labor of love. Only Vandermeer could hope to capture the intricacies of this strange post-apocalyptic biotech-bear ruled world. Every nuance and feature of Borne’s development is painstakingly explained and laid out for the reader’s attention. Every shift in relationship between Rachael and Wick and Borne is felt as real as day. You as the reader, watch Rachael’s transformation, which is, … Continue reading Borne – Jeff Vandermeer

The Girl with all the Gifts (Collaborative Post) – M.R. Carey

Penny : What did you think of girl with all the gifts? Joel : I thought it was quite pretty in the way it was told. In the sense of the girl [Melanie] has such an innocent way of looking at life. Even though she’s not really human, she’s blissful. She learns so much but shes never really scared other than of loosing her friends (as … Continue reading The Girl with all the Gifts (Collaborative Post) – M.R. Carey