Category: Books & Comics

Book Review: Identity Crisis by Ben Elton

A fascinating, astute and often hilarious social commentary on modem day life in Britain. Brilliant observations about social media, the different personas people adopt, their behaviour and consequences. The way gender identification and sexual orientation are dealt with, from the virtue signalling snowflakes to the patriarchal dinosours is spot on. Let’s also not forget the […]

I Read 63 Books in 2019

As a member of Goodreads you get to set yourself a reading challenge of how many books you want to read in the coming year. In 2017 I set a goal of 40 and read 41. In 2018 I set a goal of 38 and read 39. This year I knew my reading game had […]

100 Word Book Review: Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives – Edited by Holly Gleason

It felt like this book was made for me, given how many incredible female country music artists fill my playlist on a daily basis. What I didn’t realise, until I received and opened it, was that each featured artist is chronicled by a different writer, giving many different perspectives and experiences. It’s fascinating, reading the […]

100 Word Book Review: No Is a Four-Letter Word: How I Failed Spelling But Succeeded in Life – Chris Jericho

I like wrestling, I like rock music, Chris Jericho is one of my favourite wrestlers and I enjoyed his first three books, a lot. This actually reads like a self-help book, with a difference – Jericho makes it interesting with stories from two wildly different but also very similar worlds, and the advice he gives […]

Charity Shop Find: Sam Bourne Books

Walking home from a stroll around our local farmers market, where we bought an amazing tasting chicken and mushroom pie, and we happened upon a new charity shop in town, which I think was for the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance. Anyway, my failing memory aside, always on the lookout for a good book to […]