Month: December 2017

Happy Birthday Han

My birthday has been very hit and miss. From everyone being a no show for my 13th birthday party, to my father refusing to wish me happy birthday. Yep, there have been years that have SUCKED beyond belief and there have even been a…

Queens of Geekdom Book Challenge 2018!

Welcome to The Queens of Geekdom Book Challenge 2018! We are going to read a book for every letter of the alphabet in 2018… They will be a mix of new releases and #QOG favourites. The list below are some of my  favourites combined with some…

British Book Challenge

We, The Queens of Geekdom are going to take part in the British Book Challenge #BritishBooksChallenge18 hosted by the awesome @ChelleyToy over at Tales of Yesterday. http://www.talesofyesterday.co.uk/2016/12/tales-post-british-books-challenge-2017-sign-up/ We’ll be doing this in conjunction with the  #QOGAZ A-Z challenge so some titles will count towards…

Out of the Blue by Sophie Cameron #bookreview #hanreview @MacmillanKidsUK

Out of the Blue by Sophie Cameron #bookreview #hanreview @MacmillanKidsUK Release date: 22.03.18 From Goodreads: Sometimes, I imagine alternate endings to the story: last-minute miracles, touches of magic. I picture how things might have gone, if I wasn’t there. If I’d left just a…

Alex and Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz @MacmillanKidsUK @MelissadelaCruz

Characters For fictional characters based upon historical figures, these are all wonderfully crafted and instantly authentic to me. From their social behaviours to their relationships with other characters, it’s how I would expect people of that time to act. Alex and Eliza are wonderful…

The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed #bookreview #hanreview Atom Press

The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed #bookreview #hanreview Atom Press Release date: 10.10.17 From Goodreads: Three misfits come together to avenge the rape of a fellow classmate and in the process trigger a change in the misogynist culture at their high school transforming the…

The Semi Definitive List of Worst Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland #bookreview #hanreview @HotKeyBooks

The Semi Definitive List of Worst Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland #bookreview #hanreview @HotKeyBooks Release date: 5.9.17 From Goodreads: A funny, moving love story about facing fears hand in hand – one snake/spider/potentially unstable fourth-floor balcony at a time. From acclaimed author of OUR CHEMICAL…

Han’s Blogmas- Day Twenty-One (Favourite Christmas poem, picture or artwork)

Winter Landscape by Caspar David Friedrich (1811)  

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: the Last Jedi 12a Release date: 14.12.2017 Trailer: The Good The world building is as good as ever. The creatures, bar one, are masterful and awe inspiring. Adam Driver is as wonderful as before with his portrayal of Kylo. It’s interesting to…

Han’s Blogmas- Day Twenty (Last minute gifts)

Placeholder- I’m going to complete this later as I’ve bought none of my presents yet

Han’s Blogmas- Day Nineteen (Preparing for Christmas)

Well, this year I’m preparing by taking the week before for myself: I need to look after me so that I can deal with the Christmas before me.

Han’s Blogmas- Day Eighteen (Stocking Stuffers for the family: ideas)

Firstly, how rubbish am I for having placeholders every day for the last week. Secondly, this isn’t my remit. I have no idea for stocking stuffers