I’m currently reading Witches of East End by Melissa de la Cruz and Alliance by Mark Frost. I started watching the television spin-off of Witches of East End. It wasn’t great, but it wasn’t horrible either, so I thought I’d give the book a go. So far, I’m 8% of the way into the ebook and, like … Continue reading My Bookshelf on WWW Wednesday
Can you see how the pieces fit together? Not just the visible ones, like the towers of the sunset, but those unseen, like the heart of a man or the soul of a wizard. What’s awesome about it The langauge is beautiful (as you can see above) The worldbuilding and the use of the word … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: The Towers of the Sunset
When I reading a blurb, or the preview of an ebook, there are a few topics that will make me put the book down. Mostly, they’re tropes, the kind that have been flogged to death and then resurrected and flogged some more, but the first two I just don’t like.
I have finally, finally, gotten around to reading Fade to Black by Francis Knight (Goodreads link). I borrowed it from the library, and I’ve been so busy (with second drafts and work and, you know, stuff) that I’ve had to renew it twice. Crazy. So far, apart from a few cases of info-dumping at the … Continue reading Fade to Black on Teaser Tuesday
I love movies almost as much as I love books, and sometimes more. Such as in the case of Mary Poppins, which, as a kid, I watched so often that I wore out the tape. So, here are my picks for Top Ten Tuesday’s best and worst movie adaptations.
This week’s Top 10 Tuesday list was great because I had to go and find 10 debut books I wanted to read. Usually I’m so busy doing my chicken without a head impersonation that I don’t take the time to find out what’s happening in the bookish world. While there are a lot of books … Continue reading 10 debuts I'm looking forward to in 2013