REVIEW: A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising by Raymond A. Villareal

In brief: The story of how the vampires (aka Gloamings) took hold, as told by people from the CDC, FBI and secret organisations. The good: I love how it combines medical, legal and crime with sci-fi. The not-so-good: The ending is a bit ambiguous for me. Why I chose it: I have never, ever heard... Continue Reading →


REVIEW: Calypso by David Sedaris

In brief: David Sedaris is back with new stories on family, getting older and feeding tumours to turtles. The good: Hilarious as always. The not-so-good: David, you can't get old! Why I chose it: Many thanks to Hachette for the copy, which I started reading approximately 2 seconds after opening. Year: 2018 Pages: 259 Publisher:... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Lovesome by Sally Seltmann

In brief: Joni has a great life. Painting during the day and working in a restaurant at night. She's happy, until her whirlwind friend Annabelle comes home. Then everything changes… The good: It's honest and Joni is an eager character. The not-so-good: Joni is just too nice at times. Why I chose it: Sounded interesting... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Hot Pursuit by Rebecca Freeborn

In brief: Sarah Burrows is a lowly assistant on a gossip magazine, but dreams of an investigative journalist career. So when a rock star flees the country, she pulls some strings to investigate his disappearance… The good: Nick, the photographer, provides both laughs and eye candy. The not-so-good: Took me a few chapters to settle... Continue Reading →

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