Featuring my favourite three reads for 2018 and some other highlights
In mourning for tainted books
What happens when the author of some books you like turns out to be a liar and a cheat?
Reading Highlights from 2017 – Part 3 (Final roundup)
My final tally of top m/m reads for the year, including some queer SF and paranormal romance.
Reading Highlights from 2017 – Part 2 (Spooky House stories)
Three of my favourite individual books from last year were "spooky house" stories. Two were straight up ghost stories, while the third was a different kind of paranormal.
Reading Highlights from 2017 – part 1 (Three standout authors)
Reflections on three standout authors whose work I read in 2017 - TJ Klune, KJ Charles and Santino Hassell.
Reading highlights from 2016 – part 1
Gosh. How many books have I read this year? (So far 235 books and novellas, of which 198 were new and 37 were re-reads... and still counting.) My inner bookworm continues to devour and my finger continues to madly one-click. In fact, there's been more one-clicking, because someone introduced me to bookbub. Bookbub is a … Continue reading Reading highlights from 2016 – part 1
Priddy’s Tale: book review
Priddy's Tale is another gorgeous love story from Harper Fox. It's a fantastical tale about a lost young guy who lives in a Cornish lighthouse and falls in love with a merman. I love this story so much. It's told in a fairy tale style -- which isn't usually my thing, because I prefer a … Continue reading Priddy’s Tale: book review
Book Launch: City of Hope and Ruin
It's been a while (too long) since I've talked fantasy novels on this blog, but I'm excited to get back into it today to celebrate a new release from indie publisher, Turtleduck Press. I've featured a few Turtleduck Press novels over the past couple of years -- not only are the team friends of mine, … Continue reading Book Launch: City of Hope and Ruin
Three romances featuring characters with autism
It turns out that April is World Autism Awareness Month (and World Autism Awareness Day was on 2 April) and it so happens that I've recently read some wonderful novels featuring main characters with autism. I know there are many important autobiographies and memoirs written by people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but I have … Continue reading Three romances featuring characters with autism
Journal: The quest for temperance and other things
I bet you're all wondering how I'm going with getting stuff done? I mean, it's been over a month since my last post (sorry), so obviously I've been far too busy kicking goals. Right? Er, no. Not really... Well, actually, yes, I have kicked at least one goal. I have, for instance, revised almost half … Continue reading Journal: The quest for temperance and other things