From Welsh to Gaiman: Great Reads of 2018 (so far…)

This is my first year of being self-employed, being my own boss, and it’s resulted in more reading time! Here are my favourite reads of 2018 so far… Skagboys by Irvine Welsh I read a few Irvine Welsh books years ago and loved them all. In December, I finally got round to watching Trainspotting 2,Continue reading “From Welsh to Gaiman: Great Reads of 2018 (so far…)”

Review: Hatshepsut – The Pharaoh-Queen of Egypt by in60Learning

Rating: 4 stars This book allows the reader to learn a fair amount about Hatshepsut in just 44 pages. Publishers in60Learning have released a series of books designed to educate in only sixty minutes. They have titles on Marilyn Monroe, Detroit, The Battle of Thermopylae, Leland Stanford, and Illinois Native Americans, among others. I hadContinue reading “Review: Hatshepsut – The Pharaoh-Queen of Egypt by in60Learning”

Review: The Eye of Nefertiti

I recently reviewed Maria Luisa Lang’s The Pharaoh’s Cat and I absolutely loved it. The Eye of Nefertiti is its sequel and is just as excellent! The cat must free Queen Nefertiti from a horrific curse  The Eye of Nefertiti is both a stand-alone novel and a sequel to The Pharaoh’s Cat. The time-traveling ancientContinue reading “Review: The Eye of Nefertiti”

Review: The Pharaoh’s Cat

The Pharaoh’s Cat by Maria Luisa Lang The Pharaoh’s Cat, a tragicomic fantasy narrated in the present tense by the cat himself, tells of a free-spirited, wise-cracking stray in ancient Egypt who suddenly acquires human powers and immediately captivates the young Pharaoh, making him laugh for the first time since his parents’ death. The catContinue reading “Review: The Pharaoh’s Cat”