Category Archives: Reading

A bumper book week

Well, I have been a reading machine this week with three books comfortably under my belt and a fourth nearly done! First up was Rhoda Baxter’s Girl in Trouble. I know Rhoda IRL, and I absolutely love it when I’m … Continue reading

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Girl in Trouble blog splash

Something a bit different today, readers. A good friend of mine, Rhoda Baxter, has a new book out, Girl in Trouble. As well as being a friend, she’s also a fabulous writer and I jumped at the chance to be … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds Challenge: Curse Breaker

My blog is late this week, because I only finished Curse Breaker last night (not a slow reader, I’ve been taken up with lots of non-fiction reading this week, all about marketing, social media and advertising, yawn). Curse Breaker is … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds challenge: black-eyed horrors and more boys

Well, my learn from my reading this week was to GIVE IT A CHANCE, FOR GOODNESS SAKE! This week I picked Death Knocks from Shattered Worlds. It starts with two boys playing console games while they babysit one of their … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds Challenge – a surprising Scourge

This week I read A G Henley’s The Scourge. This took me by surprise in a lot of very good ways. What seemed at first to be a pre-industrial fantasy world turned out to be set in a post-apocalyptic future. … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds challenge – star-crossed lovers

I’m on a roll, readers. This week I read and reviewed Slayer by JA Armitage and JA Culican with time to spare. When a trainee dragon-slayer and a dragon shifter come face to face there are bound to be sparks. … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds challenge – that sunny Caribbean sky

I travelled in time and space this week, with Kristy Tate’s The Pirate Episode. It’s a time travel romance which took me to the sunny Caribbean during the American revolutionary war. I loved it! The sense of place was gorgeous … Continue reading

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Shattered Worlds reading challenge – a book about a boy???

Well, this week’s story taught me not to be so prejudiced, frankly. There are 21 books in Shattered Worlds (minus my own) and my target is to read twelve in twelve weeks, so I need to cut them down a little. I only … Continue reading

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Life is full of challenges

… And I’ve found a new one. Having enjoyed my Alphabet Challenge tremendously, I’ve found myself a new challenge to keep me focused on my reading for the next twelve weeks. Today marks the start of my Shattered Worlds challenge. … Continue reading

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Hooray for holiday reading!

Oh my goodness, I thought I might slacken off when I didn’t have my Alphabet Reading Challenge to keep my nose in a book. I’m delighted to say that hasn’t happened at all! Since blogging last I’ve had a lovely … Continue reading

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