February Wrap Up

News My husband got food poisoning just before Valentine’s Day so we had to cancel our fancy restaurant dinner plans and  instead got takeaway from the fancy restaurant and ate it in bed, which is about a hundred times better than the original plan TBH. We’ve also decided he’s going to trial dropping some hours […]

Project Tomorrow: The Dead of Night

Project Tomorrow: The Dead of Night

Our poor heroes aren’t so plucky and full of bravado anymore, not since Corrie was shot in the back and Kevin took her to the hospital. But the gang decide they can’t sit around forever: they need more supplies for living in Hell, and they want to see if Corrie’s OK, and they need to […]

I Had A Pretend Sister

The Third Twin by C.J. Omololu Publication:  February 24th 2015 by Delacorte   336 pages When they were little, Lexi and her identical twin, Ava, made up a third sister, Alicia. If something broke? Alicia did it. Cookies got eaten? Alicia’s guilty. Alicia was always to blame for everything. The game is all grown up […]

Page to Screen: Better Than The Book

Page to Screen is a new original feature I’m experimenting with where I talk about film adaptations of YA books Do your favourite actors influence your viewing choices? When I read If I Stay, I thought it was a perfectly nice, perfectly sweet, perfectly bland story about a girl with the perfect life trying to decide whether […]

Book Review: Ice Study by Maria V Snyder

Book Review: Ice Study by Maria V Snyder

Ice Study is a recently expanded re-write of the previous Ice Study and serves as a prequel of sorts to Shadow Study. In it, Yelena and Valek must overcome a powerful magician set on reclaiming an artefact known as the Ice Moon, which has the ability to destroy all magic in the world, and even […]

Stacking the Shelves (109)

Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It’s all about sharing the books we’ve picked up for the week, whether they are bought, borrowed, gifted, galleys, physical or virtual. Share your shelves and remember to visit Tynga’s Reviews where it all started to find more great books! Purchased: The Ruby Circle […]

Review: Power Study by Maria V Snyder

Review: Power Study by Maria V Snyder

A fun little look at mostly Janco’s point of view as they are recruited by a Sitian magician to help hunt down a powerful blood weapon being abused by a green Sitian rookie. I’ll be honest, Janco got on my nerves a bit. I like Ari’s calm stoicness. Janco never knows when to shut up […]

Musing by Moonlight: The Hours A Book Blogger DOESN’T Get Paid For

Besides the obvious ‘all of it’ Background Recently I came across a blog post from a freelancer who decided to time all the non-paid work they did related to their business (but that wasn’t actual business – like chasing clients, marketing, tweaking their website etc). The cynical side of me argues that it was written […]

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