August Wrap Up

A round-up of this month's reading and writing.

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Wandering Down to Word on the Water

Word on the Water is a lovely independent bookstore in a 100-year-old Dutch barge, currently moored at Granary Square near Kings Cross.

The Fellowship of The Ring from a Movie-Lover’s Perspective

Yes. Here it comes. Shut that Balrog down, Gandalf. YOU. SHALL. NOT-- what?

Mini Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

"In the darkness, two shadows, reaching through the hopeless, heavy dusk. Their hands meet, and light spills in a flood, like a hundred golden urns pouring out the sun."

7 Favourite Sci Fi & Fantasy Titles

Last week was Sci Fi & Fantasy week at Goodreads. As a lifelong SFF fan, I was inspired to celebrate some of the best Science Fiction and Fantasy books and series I've read over the years. Here are some all-time-favourites:

July Blog Stats

My goal of balance and consistency for this month wasn’t accomplished, which I’m not thrilled about. I really want to be more diligent about posting in August. But because I did a lot of reading and engaging with other people’s content this month and because I’m learning how to write better posts, I still saw a steady increase in my numbers.