• Book Of The Month: April

    TITLE: A Monster Calls AUTHOR: Patrick Ness GENRE: Low fantasy PUBLISHER: Walker Books PUBLISHED: 2011 PAGES: 214 WARNING: Story centres around a family’s experience with cancer. Also, you will cry. A Monster Calls is a short novel written by Patrick Ness, from an idea developed by Siobhan Dowd, whose own terminal cancer inspired the...
  • Book Of The Month: March

    “Tampon commercial, detergent commercial, maxi pad commercial, windex commercial – you’d think all women do is clean and bleed.” TITLE: Gone Girl AUTHOR: Gillian Flynn GENRE: Thriller PUBLISHER: Orion Boks LTD PUBLISHED: 2013 PAGES: 460 WARNING: SUSPENSE AND SOME SERIOUS PSYCHO S*** Gone Girl is best known by its...
  • Book Of The Month: January

    ‘They say: Are you a termite? Cos you’re about to get a mouthful of wood. You say: Are you a wild pig? Cos you boar me to tears.’ TITLE: Girl up AUTHOR: Laura Bates GENRE: Feminist manifesto meets self-help PUBLISHER: Simon and Schuster PUBLISHED: 2016 PAGES: 314 WARNING: FEMINISM....
  • Book Of The Month – December: Dawn of the Unread

    ‘What nightmare stops Lord Byron dozing? The ghastly sound of bookshops closing.’ Title: Dawn of the Unread Author: Various Genre: Comic book, Gothic, parody Publisher: Spokesman Press Published: 2016 Nottingham has had a long-running literary history, as shown by its status as a UNESCO city of Literature. Utilising the...
  • Book Of The Month: November

    ‘I ate the end of my piece of cheese and took a swallow of wine. Through the other noise I heard a cough, then came the chuh-chuh-chuh-chuh – then there was a flash, as when a blast-furnace door is swung open, and a roar that started white and went...
  • Book of the Month: October

    ‘‘If I could take what I’ve learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine was...
  • Book Of The Month: September

    TITLE: After Mrs Rochester AUTHOR: Polly Teale GENRE: Romantic Screenplay PUBLISHER: Nick Hern Books PUBLISHED: 2003 PAGES: 96 Impact Arts goes rogue this month, featuring a play rather than a book for this edition of Book Of The Month. What better way to celebrate all things Bronte than sinking your...