Tag: books

Book Review: Sistersong by Luc..

Posted April 1, 2021 by brokengeekdesigns in blogtour, Bookreview / 0 Comments
Book Review: Sistersong by Lucy Holland

Title: Sistersong Author: Lucy Holland Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: April 1st 2021 Comment: I was given a free copy thanks to Jamie-Lee Nardone and Stephen Haskins of Black Crow and the author in exchange for an honest review. I was in no way swayed by the impending arrival of the Saxons. Synopsis: A tale […]

The Danger of the Perfect Book..

Posted March 25, 2021 by brokengeekdesigns in bookchat / 0 Comments
The Danger of the Perfect Bookshelf

I’m going to start this by saying that I am not knocking anyone who has these shelves. I am not ‘coming for you’ or denying that you have the right to have these things. This post is merely pointing out the inherent dangers of this kind of ‘advertising’. So, take a deep breath and get […]

Top ten all-time fave books

Posted March 13, 2021 by brokengeekdesigns in bookchat / 5 Comments
Top ten all-time fave books

When you tell someone that you are a reader, one of the first things they usually ask you is ‘what is your favourite book?’ (Straight after they say “What, really? Books are boring.”) At that point, my brain usually goes blank and I can’t recall a single book or author to save my life. Maybe […]

Feb Wrap up

Posted March 4, 2021 by brokengeekdesigns in Round-Up / 0 Comments
Feb Wrap up

Reading log During the month of February, I have read 18 books. Sort of. I started to read 18 books is probably more accurate. Here they are. Best and Worst I read some really great ones this month and some not so great. In fact, there were 3 DNF’s in one month which I really […]

A Sight for Sore eyes

Posted February 25, 2021 by brokengeekdesigns in bookchat / 2 Comments
A Sight for Sore eyes

Having been really mean and done “covers that could do better“, I thought I’d attempt to be nice (which is very difficult for me) and do a pretty cover version. So here are some books with covers to make you go ooh! Say my name, babygirl! A book with good font or typographical decisions Look […]

The Butterface book tag

Posted February 11, 2021 by brokengeekdesigns in bookchat / 4 Comments
The Butterface book tag

I read the Could Do Better Book Tag from The Book Place who does such lovely reviews and it made me think of several books that I have read or that are upcoming this year whose covers made me grimace. The Book Place got it from C.J. Reads who is a booktuber I hadn’t heard […]

Book Review for Inscape by Lou..

Posted January 27, 2021 by brokengeekdesigns in blogtour, bookchat / 0 Comments
Book Review for Inscape by Louise Carey

Title: Inscape Author: Louise Carey Publisher: Gollancz Publication Date: 21 Jan 2021 Comment: I was given a free copy of this book by @willomullane at Orion Books and the author. I was happy to do it for the InTech Corporation, they know what’s best. Synopsis Inscape is the dystopian future we would do best to avoid.Warning: […]

Yearly Round-Up

Posted December 28, 2020 by brokengeekdesigns in Round-Up, Uncategorized / 2 Comments
Yearly Round-Up

2020 the Year that was a dumpster-fire of epic proportions. In 2020 I read 169 books. Considering I set my goal on Netgalley as 50, I think I did pretty well. My goal for this year was to do more intuitive reading but I did end up doing lots of tours and Netgalley catchups and […]

Book Review of The Beast and t..

Posted September 21, 2020 by brokengeekdesigns in blogtour, Bookreview / 2 Comments
Book Review of The Beast and the Bethany by Jack Meggitt-Phillips.

Title: The Beast and the Bethany   Author: Jack Meggitt-Phillips Publisher: Egmont Publication Date: 1 Oct 2020 Comment: I received a free copy of this book from @the_writereads, Netgalley and Egmont books in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own and are in no way coerced by the Beast. Synopsis Ebenezer Tweezer […]