Book Reviews

Review: The Design and Construction of the Nautilus

So, embarrassing story time: I thought I’d put this review up ages ago! But here it is, sitting in my drafts… Anyway, this is one of the most unusual books I’ve read, a guide to exactly how Captain Nemo’s famous submarine, theĀ Nautilus, could have been built.

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Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Mrs Sommersby’s Second Chance

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Regency romance tends to be focused on women in their twenties – sometimes brand new debutantes of 18 feature, but more usually the heroines are in their twenties, ‘past it’ by the measure of the time, but still extremely young by modern standards. When I saw thatĀ Mrs Sommersby’s Second Chance had a heroine in her forties, I was really excited to see how this would change up the tropes of the genre, and I’m glad I signed up for the blog tour, because this is adorable!

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Author's Note

TBR Check In: August 2019

August is going to be a busy month for me, with a house move and WorldCon, so I’m hoping that I can still fit plenty of reading in, as the TBR’s getting a bit ridiculous…

Goodreads Reading Challenge


31 books read in July, which is pretty good, since I have barely read anything in this last week! That brings me up to a total of 280 for the year so far – I think I should be able to get over 300 by the end of August, which will be fun… Continue reading “TBR Check In: August 2019”