American Lit · Books that have film Adaptations · LGBTQIA fiction

Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman  

“No one likes being alone. But I’ve learned how to live with it,”  To be honest, I’ve never really explored LGBTQIA fiction before. I feel this is a massive oversight on my part. You could argue that not all fiction is written for everyone however I thought I’d review it all the same. It is… Continue reading Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman  

Misc. Historical Fiction.

A Season of Secrets by Margaret Pemberton 

“I’d marry you in a bus station,”  For the large majority of the time I love historical fiction. Any author who can create a strong story arc in a historical context will always have my respect and admiration.  Here I came in with quite high expectations. This story takes place between 1915-1938, so I was… Continue reading A Season of Secrets by Margaret Pemberton 

Crime fiction · Misc. Historical Fiction.

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt 

“They needed someone to tell them that it’s family you need to worry about, not an outsider. I knew what people were capable of,”  I was impressed to discover that this book was Schmidt’s debut novel. Not only writing a oversaturated genre but also writing about such a notorious real life case was always going… Continue reading See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt 

Books that have film Adaptations · Graphic Novels / Comic Books

Scott Pilgrim (#1) Scott’s Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O’Malley 

“We almost held hands once,”  I got the comic book series for Christmas and couldn’t wait to give it a go. I’ve also seen the film and thought it was rather funny. However, in reviewing the comics as I go along I will try hard not to turn it into a comic vs movie comparison. … Continue reading Scott Pilgrim (#1) Scott’s Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O’Malley