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Month: April 2018


#readathon finishing line

Local time: 13:00 Hours spent reading: 18 Total pages read: 1344 Books read: 4 Currently reading: Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant Finished: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland, The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui, Out of the Blue by Sophie Cameron +…


#readathon hour twenty

Local time: 8:00 Hours spent reading: 14 Total pages read: 1066 Books read: 3 Currently reading: In Real Life by Cory Doctorow + Jen Wang Finished: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland, The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui + Out of the Blue by…


#readathon hour nine

Local time: 21:00 Hours spent reading: 8 Total pages read: 493 Books read: 1 Pages read since last update: 246 Currently reading: The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui Finished: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland I finished a book! Dread Nation was so good,…


#readathon hour five

Local time: 17:00 Hours spent reading: 4 Total pages read: 247 Books read: 0.5 Currently reading: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland I am loving Dread Nation. The action has just moved to the frontier and things are looking seriously bad. I’m just past half way…


Are you ready to #readathon?

Local start time: 13:00 Hours spent reading: 0 Total pages read: 0 Books read: 0 Starting book: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland It’s readathon time again! Books, snacks and dog at the ready. As usual I have a big pile of books to choose from…


Children of Blood and Bone

Magic is gone, cruelly extinguished by King Saran along with the majis who wielded it. The children of the maji, Diviners, were spared but left without any of their ancestral powers. Instead, they are second class citizens, subject to unfair taxes and sent into slavery…


Rebel of the Sands

Rebel of the Sands is a Arabian inspired fantasy with a western genre elements, especially at the start. Amani is a sharp-shooter and dresses as a boy in order to enter a shooting competition in the local saloon. There’s horse wrangling and train fights and…

General Fiction

Swimming Lessons

Ingrid writes letters to her husband, hiding them in his books instead of sending them. After finishing her final letter, she disappears leaving her two daughters behind. Everyone assumed she drowned, but Flora has never given up hope that her mother is still out there….