The Gracekeepers

Best of 2015 part one: Adult books

As in previous years, I’m doing a run-down of the best books I’ve read this year. This year it’s split into two parts: adult books and children’s books. I haven’t read enough comics this year to come up with a top five – although if I did, it would certainly include John Allison’s Giant Days ongoing series… Read More

Review: Island of Dreams by Dan Boothby

Island of Dreams is an account of Dan Boothby’s time as an unpaid volunteer warden on Kyleakin Lighthouse Island, a former home of the famous writer Gavin Maxwell, author of Ring of Bright Water and other books. The lighthouse is no longer a lighthouse, and the island is barely an island – it serves as a foot… Read More