Romeo Spikes

When Beautiful Books invited reviewers to read their latest fantasy novel, Romeo Spikes, by Joanne Reay I jumped at the idea. Here was the perfect opportunity to get started on a genre that is a complete mystery to me…

1Q84 – The New Harry Potter?

In hype terms at least there’s a similarity. Japanese author Haruki Murakami’s cult trilogy 1Q84 is coming to the UK and US next month and already there’s a big buzz surrounding the release. Over 1 million copies were sold in Japan in just two months and high sales are also expected in Western markets.