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Month: May 2012



Miriam Black sees how people will die. All she needs is skin on skin contact and she’ll be blessed with an unpleasant vision of their final moments. We’re all going to die, that’s one thing that’s certain. Most die of disease or accidents, but when…


June Sci-Fi Link-Up

Thank you to everyone that shared their thoughts this month. Apparently you like the group reads even if you’re not actively taking part. However the linky entries were down after I announced the lack of monthly giveaways… Remember each review you link will count as…

Crime Fiction


Will has managed to annoy his boss, Amanda, yet again and has been assigned men’s toilet duty at the airport. His main job is to intercept men meeting up for a bit of hanky panky but when he overhears a man telling off a young…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

The Glimpse

In the not too distant future, the genetic mutations for all mental illnesses have been identified. In order to protect the human race, Pure communities have been set up, where only those who pass the Pure test can live and continue their genetic heritage by…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday I got a package sent to my online name this week, gave me a chuckle, although I’ve had them sent care of the blog before. The postie probably thinks I’m a little crazy by now… For Review: The Murder of Halland –…

Science Fiction, Young Adult


Alex is hiking alone in Michigan when the electromagnetic pulse hits. Of course, she doesn’t know what it is. She’s too busy being annoyed with young Ellie and her grandfather when the pain strikes. She’s no stranger to pain, she’s not got long to live…



People have wanted to narrate since we first banged rocks together & wondered about fire. There’ll be tellings as long as there are any of us here, until the stars disappear one by one like turned out lights. Some such stories are themselves about the…

Science Fiction, Young Adult


Pandemonium is the second book in Lauren Oliver’s Delirium trilogy and therefore this review will contain spoilers for the first book. You can read my review of Delirium here which will also explain a little more about the world. Last time we saw Lena, she…