Cultured Vultures Articles


I have written some bookish articles for the culture website Cultured Vultures, including a couple of reviews, a news release, a rant or two and several book lists. Writing about beautiful stories makes my heart very happy.

 The Upside’s Downside: Why Good Representation and Diversity Really Matter

This was a pretty personal article. The way we tell stories and what we choose to include in our stories could not matter more

8 Biggest New Books of December 2018

All these books were on my Christmas list!

8 Best New Books of November 2018

A book list that includes Michelle Obama and George R. R. Martin is a very good list indeed

8 Biggest New Books of October 2018

This month included a new release from the Pope!

8 Biggest New Books of September 2018

Too many glorious new books, not enough time

Subterranean: The Government Doesn’t Want You To Read This Book

This book was quite something to read and review

Why I’m So Angry About The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader

It is so important that movie adaptations stay true to the heart of the book

8 Biggest New Books of August 2018 

I really don't know what I'm going to do with all these books I have to buy now


The Man Booker Prize Longlist 2018 Has Been Revealed 

There were some fascinating selections made this year, all of which I cannot wait to read

8 Biggest New Books of July 2018 

This was one of my favourite articles to research, but it did make my to-read list expand far too much

The Surface Does Not Just Break, It Shatters 

I was blown away by Louise O'Neill's retelling of 'The Little Mermaid'