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What is “adult” fiction?

Revolutions, family dinners, tyrannical fathers, faery courts, dimension hopping, bad boys, murder, scandal, history, cryogenics, revenge, weirdness, laughter, genetic engineering, family obligations, death, gods, the underworld, top secret magic schools, A CUDDLY TOY, lost memories, multiple personalities, secret government organisations, mind control, grief, hidden worlds,…

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An Unlikely Saviour

It would seem to many that Amazon are determined to take over the publishing industry what with their take-over of The Book Depository, selling the latest Kindle at a loss, control of pre-release reviews via the Vine program and the start of their very own…

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Travels With My Kindle

So I’m heading off to the Scottish Borders today. Don’t worry, I’ll still be blogging here and there, I’m staying with my parents so I’m sure they won’t mind me tapping away for a bit each night. This is the time where the Kindle comes…

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Chick-Lit is Not a Bad Word

Everyone now and then, someone gets their knickers in a twist over the use of the term “chick-lit” and it being demeaning to their work. It’s certainly not the readers of the genre, who use it with affection. We can’t blame the marketing people for…

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Who Ordered Rain?

It just took me five hours to get home from Andover on the train, a journey which usually takes two. I can’t even blame the rain, the wind blew down a tree onto the rails, but the rain made the wait even worse. And to…