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Month: January 2014

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday My iron willpower broke shortly after last week’s incoming post went up. I bought a few Kindle sale books that I had passed on in 2013 and ordered a non-fiction book that I’d been wanting to read for ages. The Discworld Collector…

5 Star, Non-Fiction

Hyperbole and a Half

This is a book of stories about things that happened. With pictures. And dogs. The lovely Hannah gave me a copy of Hyperbole and a Half for Christmas and I dived right in. If you’ve never read Allie Brosh’s blog, go do so now. If…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

The Almost Girl

Riven’s name strikes fear into the people in Neospes, a fearsome soldier in charge of the half human Vectors, but in this dimension she is just trying to pass as a regular teenage girl. When her friend and prince, Cale, became ill, she came to…

Books In

Incoming: Holiday Edition

AKA Showcase Sunday This is weeks and weeks’ worth of books. I have been a very lazy blogger over the holidays but it also means I haven’t been randomly buying books either. I haven’t even looked at the Kindle sale this time! Apart from lovely…


Q+A with Alma Katsu + Giveaway

For readers who aren’t familiar with The Immortal Trilogy, can you tell us a little about the books and The Descent, the final book in the series? The Immortal Trilogy is about understanding the true meaning of love and taking responsibility for your actions. The…

List, Top Ten

Top Ten Books of 2013

Happy New Year folks! My determination to leave my top ten to the actual end of the year hasn’t made much difference as I hardly read anything in December. Oops. This also means I didn’t reach my target but read a healthy 143 books in…