Kate Lister says in the conclusion of her book A Curious History of Sex that the book could never have been a comprehensive history of sex, but it felt pretty comprehensive to me. I liked that in the conclusion too she mentions sources tend to have come from medical texts and court recordings, actual testimonies … Continue reading Book Review. A Curious History of Sex by Kate Lister.
Book Review. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore.
And he continued to reassure the girls: ‘Radium will put rosy cheeks on you!’ he told Marie with a grin, then he turned to Marguerite Glacinski and said cheekily, ‘Radium will make you girls good-looking!’ The Radium Girls by Kate Moore I found The Radium Girls by Kate Moore difficult to get into at first. … Continue reading Book Review. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore.
Doctor Who: Dark Horizons by Jenny Colgan Reviewed
Dark Horizons was one of the few Doctor Who books left in my local library that I hadn’t read. The title, blurb and front cover were not inviting to me at all. It’s a shame that these elements go against Dark Horizons, because it is probably one of my favourite Who books. I am still … Continue reading Doctor Who: Dark Horizons by Jenny Colgan Reviewed
Book Review. Combat Magicks by Steve Cole.
Slowly she gestured to the pile of bodies. ‘I’ve saved a place for you’ she hissed. So in Combat Magicks we have Attila the Hun and Witches, hence the title Combat Magicks. I thought the whole idea was bonkers, but gradually as you get through the story you get used to it. The Doctor becomes … Continue reading Book Review. Combat Magicks by Steve Cole.
Finding Henry Applebee by Celia Reynolds
Waterstones Foyles for books The story of Henry Applebee is primarily narrated by the man himself, although characters Ariel and Travis do take parts in being protagonists. The timeline of the story switches between past and present. I was unsure of this book at first, until I got the gist of which path the story … Continue reading Finding Henry Applebee by Celia Reynolds