I can only spell February when I am not trying. If I actually try to spell it I inevitably get it really wrong. I took January off from Bookclub Hexlibris and you know what, I missed it. Even on months where there was low interaction coz peeps forgot to comment on the post or I […]Read more "Bookclub Hexlibris in February"
Peeps. Readers. Geeks. I am announcing my 3rd readathon, which spans for all of February. It’s prompts based on Marvel Cinematic Universy things to get us all in gear for the new film in April. 10 prompts, to help you pick up the books out of your bookcase and smash your tbr. Like all readathons […]Read more "Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Readathon"
Holy crap people, it’s NYE and I am posting the 8th discussion post for Bookclub Hexlibris. I am so glad I starting this bookclub this year. It has given me an amazing excuse to buy some wonderfully diverse books and it has meant you guys have come along on my crazy reading adventures. The Black […]Read more "The Black Tides of Heaven, discussion and 2018 wrap up"
Omgosh what a mind blowing book. I read The Prey of Gods early November over two days and I adored it. A bit magical realism, a bit black futurism, a big chunk sci fi, broiling with queer characters and POC and bots and gods and engineered superbeasts. It was a wild ride and I really […]Read more "The Prey of Gods, Discussion and Review"
I can’t believe I am announcing the book for December. Readers, this is huge. December will be our 8th month in a row of Bookclub Hexlibris. It has really become a pattern for me, and a way to start of the month. Jumping into the book as soon as I can and enjoying a book […]Read more "December BookClub Hexlibris and various important announcements."
The Monstrous Feminine is a concept I instantly clawed to when studying genre lit in 2017. The way emerging feminism was transformed in narratives to be monstrous women, and how queer people were also embroiled in this. Horror always felt queer, and femme to me. From a young age I adored horror and gothic, darkness […]Read more "Queer Horror and Femme Horror, diversify your frights."
Wow yes I am making the book announcement right in the middle of the month for once. Congratulations Ekho, your shit is organised. Novembers read for Bookclub Hexlibris is The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden. It is set in the future of South Africa, full of AIs, robots, deities and magic. A sci fi […]Read more "Bookclub Hexlibris in Novemeber"