Stacking the Shelves – January 2023

Picture of the first three volumes of the Lore Olympus book series

I always enjoy seeing these posts on other blogs, but to be honest didn't feel I 'acquired' (ahem) enough books in a week to make it worth while. Why did it take me so long to think about a monthly haul post, instead?! This month has been¬†very generous on the book-buying, hurrah, so suddenly the … Continue reading Stacking the Shelves – January 2023

Oddball – Sarah Andersen

Oddball book cover

Sarah's Scribbles is a comic series - online, and a set of books - celebrating life as an awkward nerd. Something I can entirely get behind! ūüôā The simple style of the artwork perfectly captures the humour in various, relatable situations. Although there's no overarching 'story', there are recurring themes, including cat ownership, being an … Continue reading Oddball – Sarah Andersen

Cryptid Club – Sarah Andersen

Cryptid Club book cover

I do love Sarah Andersen's work, particularly¬†Sarah's Scribbles,¬†but also the more recent branching out, such as¬†Fangs.¬†This is another direction again, and I first stumbled across strips from the Cryptids on Instagram. Here we have a whole collection of the weird and wonderful! So what exactly is a cryptid? The dictionary definition is: "an animal whose … Continue reading Cryptid Club – Sarah Andersen

Mythologica – Stephen P Kershaw

An Encyclopedia of Gods, Monsters and Mortals from Ancient Greece. "Myths are important. Greek myths are much more than children's stories... They might, or might not, be true, but this doesn't take away their power. They are traditional tales that are incredibly important to the people who tell them. But they are also free-flowing, adaptable, … Continue reading Mythologica – Stephen P Kershaw