Ancestral light by Elizabeth Bear

Disclosure, this book was sent for review, and Amazon links are affiliate links. I grew up reading science fiction. Ursula K Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, James Blish, Asimov, Heinlein. My favourites were books where the characters were as important as the environment – I loved the Dorsai books and everything by Lois McMaster Bujold. Over […]

The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton

Disclosure, this book was sent free for review, and amazon link is affiliate. This is the second book in Dhonielle Clayton’s series that began last year with The Belles. (If you haven’t read the first book, I suggest you stop here and bob off and get it. Otherwise I’m likely to spoil you for the […]

The Lost Man by Jane Harper

I was provided an eArc of this book for review, and Amazon link (image) is an affiliate link. Buy at Amazon He had started to remove his clothes as logic had deserted him, and his skin was cracked. Whatever had been going through Cameron’s mind when he was alive, he didn’t look peaceful in death. […]

A Story Like The Wind by Gill Lewis, illustrated by Jo Weaver.

I borrowed this from the library in December and couldn’t face taking it back without reading it. It’s utterly beautiful, both story and pictures. (It was the pictures that drew me in to begin with, as we’ve a picture book by Jo Weaver already, the very beautiful little bear.) The pictures complement the lyrical text […]

Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Today I’m departing from the #BEDN prompts because I’ve got a book to review. Brandon Sanderson’s Skyward Claim the Stars is a fantastic SF adventure, the sort of book I absolutely love. It rockets along with unexpected twists and turns, never slowing to let you catch your breath. I’ve no idea how I’ve not read […]

Lands of make believe

This post contains affiliate links. You don’t have to use them, if you do, I get a small percentage from any purchase you make, without any additional cost to you. Today’s prompt for #BEDN is travel. This is something I’d love to do, but don’t have the funds to cart a 6 person family off […]

Show Stealer by Hayley Barker – blog tour giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. Show Stealer is the second book from Hayley Barker in her dystopian circus inspired series. It’s a dark thrilling book with a completely gorgeous (shiny!) cover. I’m behind with my reading, but as today is publication day and I’m on the blog tour, here’s a giveaway to tide you over […]

Saturday Snippets 28th July 2018

{learning] about work. Bit of a shock to the system, but I’m sure I’ll adjust. {reading} How To Bee by Bren MacDibble. I started this months and months ago and somehow put it to one side and didn’t finish it. I’m working on finishing things now, and this was an easy choice to finish. It’s […]

A bad boy stole my bra by Lauren Price – blog tour

Buy at Amazon Isn’t that just the best book title ever? When I spotted the shout out for bloggers to take part in the blog tour I just couldn’t resist, and the cover is just as in your face as the title. A great combination – it’s going to zing in book shops. A BAD […]

Days of Wonder by Keith Stuart

I have a confession to make. I don’t like heart warming books. I’m not a fan of tear jerkers. So why did I read Days of Wonder, when I had a pretty good idea of what was coming? Because it’s Keith Stuart, and although I feel I shouldn’t love his books, (I read YA! and […]

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