Category Archives: Monthly Recaps

August & September Recap

autumn

After the disastrous ending to my birthday trip to New York, I haven’t been feeling like reading, reviewing or blogging so this post is a little light. On top of that I realised my cursed car is caught up in the VW diesel emissions scandal and I’ve been having a terrible time trying to cut through bureaucracy to schedule an operation that should’ve happened weeks ago. Sigh.

OPINIONS

NEWS

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July Recap

OPINIONS

NEWS

REVIEWS

july 2015 reads
Through the Woods
Emily Carroll
★★★★☆

Ask Graham
Graham Norton
★★★★☆

Feral Sins (The Phoenix Pack #1)
Suzanne Wright
★★★★☆

TV: Belgium’s Cordon a modern adaption of Albert Camus’s The Plague echoes Ebola crisis
★★★★☆

The Innovative Admin
Julie Perrine
★★★☆☆

1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off
John Lloyd, John Mitchinson & James Harkin
★★★☆☆

The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act
Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie
★★☆☆☆

The Fade Out, Vol. 1
Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips
★☆☆☆☆

Monthly Round-up: April, May & June 2015

Woman sneezing with tissue in meadow hayfever

Here’s what I’ve *sneeze* posted, read, reviewed and *sneeze* bought in the last three months.

LIFE & OPINIONS

NEWS

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Monthly Round-Up: March 2015

April Fools Day

No jokes here, I promise.

Here’s what I posted in March:

OPINIONS

REVIEWS

I Had a Black Dog: His Name Was Depression by Matthew Johnstone
★★★★☆

The Great Paper Caper by Oliver Jeffers
★★★☆☆

Flotsam by David Wiesner
★★☆☆☆

Robot Girl by Malorie Blackman
★★★☆☆

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
★★★★☆

Fun Home: a family tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
★★★★☆

Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
★★★★★

NEWS

Thank you for reading!

Monthly Round-Up: February 2015

2015

Happy St. David’s Day!

Here’s what I posted in February:

OPINIONS

REVIEWS

A Tale of Jerusalem by Edgar Allan Poe
★☆☆☆☆

Chu’s Day (Chu #1) by Neil Gaiman
★★☆☆☆

Thank you for reading!

image: Welsh Grungy Flag by think0

Monthly Round-Up: January 2015

2015

Here’s what I posted in January, sorry it’s late:

Year in Review

OPINIONS

REVIEWS

Savvy Auntie: The Ultimate Guide for Cool Aunts, Great-Aunts, Godmothers, and All Women Who Love Kids by Melanie Notkin
★★☆☆☆

The History of Mary Prince: A West Indian Slave by Mary Prince
★★★★★

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
★★★☆☆

Memento Mori by Jonathan Nolan
★★★☆☆

Le Duc de L’Omelette by Edgar Allan Poe
★☆☆☆☆

Project Shakespeare: The RSC William Shakespeare Complete Works

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare, and David Tennant on playing him
★★☆☆☆

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
★★★★★

Hansel & Gretel by Neil Gaiman
★★★★☆

CHALLENGES

Thank you for reading!

Monthly Round-Up: November 2014

Here’s what I posted in November:

NEWS

OPINIONS

REVIEWS

SEASONS & HOLIDAYS

Thank you for reading!

Monthly Round-Up: October 2014

Movember

November is here, that means it’s Movember time [ World site | UK site ]. Movember’s aim is to educate and fundraise to improve men’s health regarding mental illness and prostate and testicular cancers.

Here’s what I posted in October:

#HaleNo

I’m pulling all of the relevant posts here regardless of category, in chronological order.

NEWS

OPINIONS

REVIEWS

I’m really behind on these. Bad girl!

YEAR IN REVIEW

SEASONS & HOLIDAYS

 

Thank you for reading!

[order of popularity]

Monthly Round-Up: September 2014

Back to school

Autumn is here, although it’s suspiciously warm in the UK right now. October is also Black History Month for us Brits.

Here’s what I posted in September:

NEWS

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OPINIONS

REVIEWS

Thank you for reading!

[order of popularity]
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