Gracefully Grayson

pre order at Amazon What if who you are on the outside doesn’t match who you are on the inside? I’m not sharing the blurb for this book, beyond the question above, because it’s a bit of a spoiler to say the least. Grayson is a lonely boy. He lives with his aunt, uncle and […]

The girl with all the gifts

Buy at Amazon |Buy at hive|Buy on kindle Book description from Amazon: NOT EVERY GIFT IS A BLESSING Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks […]

Read52 – a catch up post.

It has been a very long time since I’ve shared a Read 52 update. For that I apologise. I have been reading, but I haven’t been keeping my reviews up to date. Oops. (Let’s not even go near the languishing 300 Picture book list ) So, where were we? I last updated my list a […]

My fictional world.

I’ve been tagged by Jocelyn at The Reading Residence to tell you all about my fictional world. I can’t resist a book related meme, and although I have read a book this week, it’s one that I’m going to be blogging about as part of a book tour, so I thought this would make an […]

A hundred pieces of me Lucy Dillon Read 52 book 6

Read 52, book 6. A hundred pieces of meby Lucy Dillon will be described, no doubt, as chick lit, or women’s fiction. Because it’s about women’s things. Lives, illnesses, love, death. It’s also about men, and relationships, and a dog. It’s about careers, and houses, and work. It’s glorious, and moving, and heart breaking, and […]

Red Rising. Pierce Brown

Darrow is a Helldiver, one of a thousand men and women who live in the vast caves beneath the surface of Mars, generations of people who spend their lives toiling to mine the precious elements that will allow the planet to be terraformed. Just knowing that, one day, people will be able to walk the […]

Zoe’s Tale Read 52 bk 5.

I’ve been really enjoying these Scalzi SF books – I’ve previously read Old Man’s war, Ghost Brigades and the last colony. Zoe’s Tale is interesting, as it runs alongside The Last Colony, telling most of the same events but from a very different point of view, that of the 16 year old daughter of the […]

The last colony read 52 book 3

(Yes, yes, I know I haven’t blogged book 2 yet. But I’ve read it and it was wonderful and I’m just waiting to find out about the cover and stuff like that 🙂 ) Anyway, I think this means I’ve caught up. Last Colony is classic SF. Aliens, colonies, battles, politics. Heroes, villains, idiots and […]

The Midnight Rose by Lucinda Riley – Read 52 bk 1

You know when you’re reading a book and it’s late at night, and you know you ought to go to sleep, but just a few more pages because you just need to know…and then suddenly it’s 3 am, you’ve finished the book and your head is too full of exotic places and distant times to […]

A short reading week for picture books.

When the challenge is to read 300 books in a year, that’s not quite 1 a day. I figured that getting a book a day in to begin with would be a good start though. So far I’ve read the Mozart Question aloud to the small children. I think I got more out of it […]

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