Covering posts about books, including reviews, previews, and lists.

January Review

January 2015 was a huge month. I read 8 books and really, really enjoyed 6 of them. I think a 75% success rate is pretty high, honestly. I’ve set myself a goal to read 80…

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November reads

Thanks to my new job, which I adore, I now spend between two and three hours commuting each day. Time at home, and subsequently reading time at home, is now reduced, so I’m making the most…

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AIR KISSES by Zoë Foster

In one of my first semester subjects, we were taught how to write a book review. I realise this might sound ridiculous but, in all honesty, the art of critical writing is a tough skill…

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PROMISE by Tony Cavanaugh

I really admire Tony Cavanaugh. Not only is Promise a terrifying crime debut, but it’s set in a place that’s only an hour away from where I live. I can’t imagine it would be easy to take…

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LEXICON by Max Barry

Words are wondrous things. I recently read a quote that reflected on how every story we read is just a different combination of the same 26 letters, and this seems quite magical to me. I…

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Top Ten Tuesday: April 30 2013

There may not be a single word or topic that would immediately convince me to buy a book, but there certainly are topics that will instantly make me pick up a book. In fact, I…

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