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Month: June 2013

Books In

Incoming: Bumper Edition

AKA Showcase Sunday Um, even taking into account two weeks’ worth of books in, this is still a pretty bad state of affairs. A whole box of books from The Works! And um, I’ve been frittering away my Amazon voucher which the water company gave…


Readers Halt

Photos taken at the weekend in Minehead, Somerset. Everywhere I turn, there are books! I loved the instruction at the station for readers to halt. More photos of my trip will end up on Flickr eventually.


Rivers of London

Peter Grant is contemplating his future career in the Metropolitan Police when he sees a ghost. This ghost happens to also be a material witness in a beheading and leads Peter into poking around where he shouldn’t with his partner Lesley (who is destined for…

List, Top Ten

Top Ten Books So Far in 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I’ve read so many good books this year, it’s already hard to narrow it down to ten. But here goes… (links go through to my reviews rather than me trying and failing to summarise…


Red Death Saga Blog Tour

Guest post by Bethany Griffin, author of The Masque of the Red Death and The Dance of the Red Death + GIVEAWAY! I’m pretty sure that I’m ready for a desert Island scenario- as a kid I read The Swiss Family Robinson at least 5…

Fantasy, Young Adult

The Pirate’s Wish

The Pirate’s Wish is the sequel to The Assassin’s Curse and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous book. Stranded on the Isles of the Sky, Ananna and Naji fill their days catching and eating fish and bickering over whether or not Ananna…


Any Other Name

Any Other Name is the second book in the Split Worlds series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous book. Cathy has plans to escape out the window the night before her wedding to William but her family have other ideas. She…