B|t|B: Earthsea – a rival to Tolkien and George RR Martin? – Article by David Mitchell

Hello, my fellow Bookworms and Page turners. For years I have been saying how comic books, manga & anime are under appreciated as a source of storytelling, I can hear the die hard book fans often scoffing even as I write this a week before its due to be published. I find it both innovative, … Continue reading B|t|B: Earthsea – a rival to Tolkien and George RR Martin? – Article by David Mitchell

B|t|B : Philip Larkin – Toads: Short Story- Space Hopper the Foolish Astronaut

Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page turners, Earlier this Year I entered a writing competition in order to have a children's short story published in an anthology to which was part of Toads Revisited, an event to commemorate the work of,  the revered Local Hull/Beverley Wordsmith, Philip Larkin. Unfortunately I didn't make the cut, and … Continue reading B|t|B : Philip Larkin – Toads: Short Story- Space Hopper the Foolish Astronaut

B|t|B : Steampunk Week – Book Review : The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder

Title: The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack Author: Mark Hodder Number of Pages: 371 Published: Jan 1st 2010 by Pyr The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack is the first in a series of called Burton & Swinburne by Mark Hodder. The book series follows the exploits of one fictionalized Sir Richard Francis Burton, … Continue reading B|t|B : Steampunk Week – Book Review : The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder

B|t|B: Literary & Culture Events – Toads Revisted – “The Toads are Back in Town”

"The Toads are back in town" That's right, the Larkin Toads are returning to Hull before City of Culture 2017 for Toads Revisted! Toads revised is to celebrate 5 years since the Larkin25 commemoration of the life and work of the poet, novelist and Hull University LibrarianPhillip Larkin. Larkin with Toads was one of the  … Continue reading B|t|B: Literary & Culture Events – Toads Revisted – “The Toads are Back in Town”

B|t|B : Literary & Culture Events – Head in a Book – Brian Case

Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners,  in today's post I will be talking about last night's Head in a Book event, which was an evening with Brian case, the event as usual was held within Hull Central library. Brian Case, writer, journalist, interviewer and Jazz lover. Is also the Anglo-Irish son of a Deptford … Continue reading B|t|B : Literary & Culture Events – Head in a Book – Brian Case

B|t|B: Crime Week Extra :Interview with Amanda Jennings, Author of The Judas Scar

Hello fellow Book worms and Page turners, Today post is a compelling interview with the lovely and endearing author of crime, Amanda Jennings. I first came across Amanda's work earlier this year when it was suggested to me by a family member, and then again at the Brit-Crime festival earlier this month, and despite it … Continue reading B|t|B: Crime Week Extra :Interview with Amanda Jennings, Author of The Judas Scar

B|t|B : Crime Week : Brit-crime Festival – Panel 10 Femme Fatales

Hello my fellow bookworms and page turners, This will be my final post on the Britcrime event!, this post will cover Panel Ten which was the final open Panel of the event (with the exception of the Slaughtered Author)  the Literary Festival, was moderated by my good friend Stephanie Cox. (please check out her blog) … Continue reading B|t|B : Crime Week : Brit-crime Festival – Panel 10 Femme Fatales