The To-Read Pile

There's an ever growing pile of books I want to read…

Christmas Reads – Day 2 – How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

The plan for today was to talk about The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder but then I sold a copy of ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ to a very nice … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas reads – Day 1 – Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

You might remember that a little while ago I set myself a blog challenge and then completely failed it. 😦 As it turns out, it has been really difficult to … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teen Thrillers Review Roundup

So… My last post was in March and it is now… Mid-October. Oh, well. Sometimes my life just seems to get away from me. This is the problem with being … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Review: All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman

This review is for Teresa (Hi Teresa! Sorry I spelt your name wrong on my first try!) who requested it from the pile of books I have yet to review. … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Review: The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw

The Girl with Glass Feet was one of the books on my buy, borrow or steal* list last year and I was very excited when my girlfriend sent me a … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Big Review: The Shambling Guide to New York City by Mur Lafferty

I first heard about The Shambling Guide to New York City from this io9 article. I read the first section (above the spoilers) and looked at the cover image and … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Review: Boys Don’t Knit by Tom Easton

  Confession time again: I don’t particularly like books written in diary format. Some fictional diaries that I have not enjoyed include Diary of a Wimpy Kid and The Secret … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

I Love This Author: Sarra Manning

One of my most favourite things about living in the future is technology. When I was growing up, ebooks weren’t really a thing because you had to read them on … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ten books from the pile that I will absolutely, definitely, 100% read in 2014. Promise.

Lots of people seem to be looking back at 2013 and making “best of” lists. There’s nothing wrong with that, loads of really great books came out this year. If … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Twitter Book Club with Lisa and Steph: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

Those of you who follow me on Twitter will probably be aware that my friend Steph and I recently read The Bone Season together. She lives in Seattle and I … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment