Graphic Novels – The Walking Dead

I take a brief look at the Graphic Novel book genre Now, it could be argued that the graphic novel isn’t actually a book genre, but it provides reading material (albeit with a lot more images than a conventional book) and is a form of reading that a lot of people enjoy. This month, for…

My Top 5

A list of my favourite ever books! I thought long and hard about this list and I decided to write it as so many of the books on the list have been recommended to me by other people. I always take up an offer of reading a book if someone recommends it to me and…

Book themed bars

My visit to Mr Fogg’s Tavern based on the novel Phileas Fogg – Around the World in 80 days. Firstly, I’ll start by telling you where I got the idea for this blog post. When I went to watch the Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre in London I did some research online as I…

His Bloody Project

An in depth review of my latest read: His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet. Before this book was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize I don’t think many people can admit that they had heard of the novel or the author. It first came to my attention when it came up as a best…

March – Book of the Month

My top pick for March 2017. The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel Publication date: 9th March 2017 In her first adult novel author Amy Engel explores the themes of families, riches and how everything is not always as it seems. “Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we…

The World’s Most Magnificent Libraries

A look at some of the must visit libraries for any book worm. Walking into my local town library the other day, as nice as it is I always wish that somewhere nearby there was a library akin to the one Belle visits in Beauty and the Beast. This got me thinking and gave me…

Art Therapy books – Do they work?

I have a look at the recent trend of Art Therapy books. I received the ‘Secret Garden – An inky treasure hunt and colouring book‘ for Christmas, you probably received one for Christmas, the new big trend is Art Therapy books. It might seem a bit controversial to include this topic on a book blog…

February: This months new releases

I look books being released in February 2017. It’s the beginning of the year and after having read the majority of the books I received for Christmas already, I’m on the lookout for new reading material. After searching through Amazon, Waterstones, Whsmiths and all the other book retailers you can think of I have complied…

The First Chapter

Welcome Thank you for taking the time to read my first blog post on Zoe’s book blog blog. If you haven’t read the ‘About‘ section I will give you a quick summary. As you may have already guessed from the name of the site my name is Zoe and I love reading, it is probably…