The Bookshelf (March 2018)

The Bookshelf (March 2018)

Books reviewed this month: Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World by Mackenzi Lee & Petra Eriksson (Illustrations) Doing It!: Let’s Talk About Sex by Hannah Witton My Brother’s Husband, Volume 1 (Otouto no Otto) by Gengoroh Tagame & Anne Ishii (Translator) Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts by Katie & Kevin Tsang with … Continue reading

A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars #BlogTour

A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars #BlogTour

A powerful, haunting, contemporary debut that steps seamlessly from the horrors of people-trafficking to the magic of African folklore, by an award-winning Ghanaian-British filmmaker. Sante was a baby when she was washed ashore in a sea-chest laden with treasure. It seems she is the sole survivor of the tragic sinking of a ship carrying migrants … Continue reading

Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World by Mackenzi Lee & Petra Eriksson (Illustrations)

Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World by Mackenzi Lee & Petra Eriksson (Illustrations)

Based on Mackenzi Lee’s popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives new life to these historic female pioneers. Starting in the fifth century BC … Continue reading

Reasons to read… My Brother’s Husband, Volume 1 (Otouto no Otto) by Gengoroh Tagame & Anne Ishii (Translator)

Reasons to read… My Brother’s Husband, Volume 1 (Otouto no Otto) by Gengoroh Tagame & Anne Ishii (Translator)

Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo; formerly married to Natsuki, father to their young daughter, Kana. Their lives suddenly change with the arrival at their doorstep of a hulking, affable Canadian named Mike Flanagan, who declares himself the widower of Yaichi’s estranged gay twin, Ryoji. Mike is on a quest to explore … Continue reading