Review: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

Review: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

Posted 29 August, 2015 by Rinn in Review / 1 Comment

Initially, I was a little put off of this book when I started reading it because of the lack of speech marks – which may seem like a petty thing, but it’s not a device I particularly like. To me, it makes the text run into itself, and can sometimes make it difficult to tell […]

Announcement: Sci-Fi Month 2015

Announcement: Sci-Fi Month 2015

Posted 28 August, 2015 by Rinn in Sci-Fi Month / 74 Comments

Yes, Sci-Fi Month is returning for its third year! This year, with my studies over, I hope to be a much better hostess – I really cannot thank Kelley and Asti @ Oh, the Books! enough for their help last year. The announcement is coming a little later than I hoped, but what with moving […]

Thoughts #40: Book to Film Adaptations

Thoughts #40: Book to Film Adaptations

Posted 20 August, 2015 by Rinn in Thoughts / 9 Comments

In today’s post I want to discuss film and television adaptations of books. I always find it really exciting when a book that I love is chosen for the screen, whether big or small. Being able to see my favourite characters or places in the flesh is amazing, and it always gives me another reason […]

Thoughts #39: Review Requests Are OPEN!

Thoughts #39: Review Requests Are OPEN!

Posted 29 July, 2015 by Rinn in Thoughts / 7 Comments

For almost the entirety of this blog’s existence, my review policy has claimed that review requests are currently CLOSED. However, that has not stopped requests from coming in. In fact, if I remember correctly I actually switched it to closed in the first place because I was getting loads of requests for books I had […]

Onwards… to the City of Dreaming Spires

Onwards… to the City of Dreaming Spires

Posted 24 July, 2015 by Rinn in Misc. / 22 Comments

Yesterday, I moved to Oxford. Somehow, just somehow, I managed to get a job in one of my favourite places in the world. This is a really exciting new chapter in my life, and I am SO excited. I’ve moved in a few days early to get settled and get a few things done beforehand. […]

Thoughts #38: What Has Blogging Done For Me?

Thoughts #38: What Has Blogging Done For Me?

Posted 21 July, 2015 by Rinn in Thoughts / 19 Comments

This is something I was thinking about the other day: what has blogging done for me? I wanted to discuss this today, and hear your thoughts too! I have an increased awareness of new releases. I find myself recognising books in shops, on blogs and elsewhere. Before blogging I had no idea of new book […]

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