I discovered only recently that the late Marion Zimmer Bradley had been accused of child molestation by her own daughter, Moira. It's a horrific story that you can read here, in Moira's account of her childhood. Marion Zimmer Bradley is a name well known in the fantasy and sci-fi community, and I've had The Mists … Continue reading
If you feel pushed to find time to read, don't panic! You're not alone! Maybe you feel like the world is against you and your reading habits - you sit down to settle into a long night of reading but then remember you have the washing to do, or a dog to walk, or a … Continue reading 10 Fantastical Short Stories to Brighten Up your Lunch Break
8 year old me collects little statuettes of dragons. 8 year old me climbs trees and jumps out of the branches. 8 year old me cuddles her cats and tries desperately to make them talk back to her. 8 year old me loves to read and writes short stories about two girls who make friends … Continue reading Love, bitterness, and DRAGONS | Review | The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
Well slap me silly and call me Gertrude - I fully enjoyed a YA fantasy novel. This does not happen very often. J.M. Miller has crafted a story that may boast a few of the standard YA fantasy tropes - a "different" heroine who knows her way around a sword, some unrequited love that threatens … Continue reading I don’t really enjoy YA BUT…|Review| Fallen Flame
Station Eleven is a novel of loss, of hope, of regret, and of love in all its forms. It begins with the death of a famous actor, followed swiftly by an outbreak of a flu so vicious it wipes out 99% of Earth's population in a few short weeks. In the wake of the collapse … Continue reading Elegance, love, and loss | Review | Station Eleven
It's the beginning of #hobbsquad!! From this month, readers around the world are beginning to attempt to read, in chronological order, a book by Robin Hobb every month. Go here for more information and to meet other readers! I'm quite certain that I need not introduce her or her impressive collection of works. However, I'm … Continue reading #hobbsquad, meeting Robin Hobb, & Review | Assassin’s Apprentice
I feel so warm and fuzzy inside because dear wonderful A.J Reeves over at MilesofPages nominated me for this award - honestly I have had such a warm welcome to the blogging community and couldn't be more pleased! Here are the rules: 1. Acknowledge the blog who nominated you and display the award. 2. Answer … Continue reading Liebster Award!