SFF World Tour Day Two: North America!

We’ve arrived in North America, home to The Land of Opportunity. And what an opportunity you are presented with! 6 fantastic books – all pretty different yet very highly rated. You’re practically guaranteed to find something here you really like the sound of. Trail of Lightning – Rebecca Roanhorse While most of the world hasContinue reading “SFF World Tour Day Two: North America!”

SFF World Tour Day One: South & Central America!

We arrive at our first destination: South & Central America. A beautiful area of the world, with a rich, colourful history and culture, there is unfortunately not a lot of Fantasy or Sci-Fi to come from South & Central/Latin America. Magical Realism is more popular, which you could say is a variant on fantasy. It’sContinue reading “SFF World Tour Day One: South & Central America!”

The Newbie’s Guide to Book Blogging

At the time of writing, I’ve had my blog set up for just over 4 months. It’s been a great experience and one I’m still really enjoying. Starting completely inexperienced and naïve, some might say I’m still both of these things, but I feel I’ve learned a few things to guide new bloggers, give anContinue reading “The Newbie’s Guide to Book Blogging”

10 Women Authors to Read this year!

Women are a huge presence in what was considered a male-dominated genre, many estimates putting SFF readership at a 50/50 split between women and men. I won’t bore you with studies or data but there’s plenty on Google should you wish to do a little research. With fiction in general, the percentage of women readersContinue reading “10 Women Authors to Read this year!”

It’s International Women’s Day!

To celebrate we have interviews and discussion with 4 brilliant women. Read ahead to find out more! I reached out on twitter for a couple of contributors for an International Women’s Day post for one or two questions to complement a recommendations post. I was lucky to have no shortage of takers, and I optedContinue reading “It’s International Women’s Day!”

Do you think too much about your reviews?

A short look at keeping reviewing fun! It’s bullet point mania here. Are you guilty of any of the following? Making sure you write enough in your review to prove you’ve read the book. Forcing yourself to finish a book you aren’t enjoying because you’ve already spent time reading it. Above, but so you canContinue reading “Do you think too much about your reviews?”