Review: Humour, Seriously by Jennifer Aamer and Naomi Bagdonas

Book release date: 8 October 2020 Book blurb: When was the last time you really laughed? When we laugh, our brains release a cocktail of hormones that make us feel happier (dopamine), more trusting (oxytocin), less stressed (lowered cortisol), and even slightly euphoric (endorphins). Laughter produces protective hormones, regulates blood pressure, reduces the effects ofContinue reading “Review: Humour, Seriously by Jennifer Aamer and Naomi Bagdonas”

WWW Wednesday #57 – 11 May 2022

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam A. Stevens on Taking on a World of Words. The three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’re read next? Humour, Seriously by Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas An enjoyable look at the power ofContinue reading “WWW Wednesday #57 – 11 May 2022”

Review: Locke & Key: The Golden Age by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez

Book release date: 26 April 2022 Book blurb: Take a trip through the past and unlock moments from Keyhouse’s long history that expand the saga of the Locke family in this collection of stories including the crossover with Neil Gaiman’s Sandman Universe! Contains three prequel short stories, “Small World,” “Open the Moon,” and, collected forContinue reading “Review: Locke & Key: The Golden Age by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez”

Review: One of the Girls by Lucy Clarke

Book release date: 26 May 2022 Book blurb: We were dying for a holiday . . . The six of us arrived on that beautiful Greek island dreaming of sun-drenched beaches and blood orange sunsets, ready to lose ourselves in the wild freedom of a weekend away with friends. On the first night we swamContinue reading “Review: One of the Girls by Lucy Clarke”

Review: Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 14 March 2013 Book blurb: Dragons will fly over Kelsingra once more… Attacked by hunters, Tintaglia is dying of her wounds. If she perishes, her ancestral memories will die with her and the dragons in the ancient city of Kelsingra will lose the secret knowledge they need to survive. The dragon keepersContinue reading “Review: Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb”

Review: Idol by Louise O’Neill

Book release date: 12 May 2022 Book blurb: ‘Follow your heart and speak your truth.’ For Samantha Miller’s young fans – her ‘girls’ – she’s everything they want to be. She’s an oracle, telling them how to live their lives, how to be happy, how to find and honour their ‘truth’. And her career isContinue reading “Review: Idol by Louise O’Neill”

Review: City of Dragons by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 7 February 2012 Book blurb: Once, dragons ruled the Rain Wilds, tended by privileged human servants known as Elderlings. But a series of cataclysmic eruptions nearly drove these magnificent creatures to extinction. Born weak and deformed, the last of their kind had one hope for survival: to return to their ancient cityContinue reading “Review: City of Dragons by Robin Hobb”

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