Goodreads This book is a fantastic coming of age novel, following a teen called Alex, as they take a road trip with their mother. The book examines Alex and Alex's mum as full, flawed human beings, and shows Alex growing up, becoming independent, and growing to understand their mum as a person with a past … Continue reading Book Review: The Lauras by Sara Taylor
This week's tumblr crosspost, a Garth Nix fanart - of the scene in Sabriel where Sabriel crashes the paperwing 🙂 I think this is probably still the best watercolour painting I've done!
So I have no idea what title to give this picture. 'Girl on a balcony?' 'Cityscape'? 'Man lurks'? BUT I just finished it yesterday and I'm really proud of the whole composition and the fact that this was all drawn without photo references and I filled in the background and everything ^_^ I'm pretty sure … Continue reading Sketch Friday: Girl on a Balcony
Goodreads I recently decided to start reading more non-fiction, and as an introvert and lifelong lover of personality tests one of the first books I chose to read was Quiet by Susan Cain. Quiet explores the concept of introversion, and unlike some other non-fiction I've read recently it avoided the trap of flogging the subject to death in … Continue reading Book Review: Quiet by Susan Cain
This week's art from the archives: Harley Quinn holding Batman captive. (Original post)
Another fanart from the archives! This time it's Nick and Jamie from Sarah Rees Brennan's Demon's Lexicon series. I love these guys 🙂 (originally posted here)
This was originally a present for a friend 🙂 A magic snow leopard who roams the city rooftops at night. Maybe I'll turn it into a children's book one day ^_^