Recommended Read: Seven Eves – Neal Stephenson

Seven Eves – Neal Stephenson Notes: So what would happen if the Moon exploded? This novel spends getting on to about 900 pages (867 in the hardback according to GoodReads) pondering just that. On the whole, it does it rather well, dividing into three main parts. First, the immediate aftermath of the Moon’s explosion andContinue reading “Recommended Read: Seven Eves – Neal Stephenson”

Book Links 20/09/2018

A miscellany of recent book related links: Can we understand other minds? Novels and stories say: no for… 21 Ways to Organize Your TBR Pile French Booksellers Lose Their Shit Over a Self-Published Book Being Considered for the Prix Renaudot Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Your Discworld Reading Order: This Is How ToContinue reading “Book Links 20/09/2018”

Book Review: Black Wood – S.J.I. Holliday

Black Wood (Banktoun #1) – S.J.I. Holliday Synopsis: Something happened to Claire and Jo in Black Wood: something that left Claire paralysed and Jo with deep mental scars. But with Claire suffering memory loss and no evidence to be found, nobody believes Jo’s story. Twenty-three years later, a familiar face walks into the bookshop whereContinue reading “Book Review: Black Wood – S.J.I. Holliday”

Book Links 23/08/2018

A miscellany of recent book related links:   Review – The Vanishing by Sophia Tobin http://www.bloominbrilliantbooks.com/authors-s-to-u/review-the-vanishing-by-sophia-tobin/ Why You Need to Read ‘Only Love Can Break Your Heart’ IMMEDIATELY // A Review https://beckysblogs.wordpress.com/2018/08/14/why-you-need-to-read-only-love-can-break-your-heart-immediately-a-review/ Meet Ramsey Campbell ‘Britain’s Most Respected Living Horror Writer’ http://www.lounge-books.com/award-winners-we-lov/ramsey-campbell-horror-author-interview 50 Must-Read Erotic Fiction Novels, Anthologies, And More https://bookriot.com/2018/08/16/best-erotic-fiction/ Making a Literary ClockContinue reading “Book Links 23/08/2018”

Book Review: No Cry For Help – Grant McKenzie

No Cry For Help – Grant McKenzie  Synopsis: During a cross-border shopping trip, a family vanishes. No reason. No ransom. No cry for help. Bus driver Wallace Carver fears the worst when his family fails to meet him at the Bellingham, Washington mall. His anxiety is justifiably heightened when security cameras unexplainably show that heContinue reading “Book Review: No Cry For Help – Grant McKenzie”

Book Review: Fools and Mortals – Bernard Cornwell

Fools and Mortals – Bernard Cornwell  Synopsis: A dramatic new departure for international bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, FOOLS AND MORTALS takes us into the heart of the Elizabethan era, long one of his favourite periods of British history. Fools and Mortals follows the young Richard Shakespeare, an actor struggling to make his way in aContinue reading “Book Review: Fools and Mortals – Bernard Cornwell”

Book Links 15/08/18

A miscellany of recent book related links: Supernatural Enemies of the Writer http://myjetpack.tumblr.com/post/176916015070/for-the-guardian Millennial Reading Habits Have Changed the Definition of a Classic, and Other Lazy Writing https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/08/13/millennial-reading-habits-have-changed-the-definition-of-a-classic-and-other-lazy-writing/ The Presence http://www.goodshowsir.co.uk/?p=14091 Back-to-School Reading for Adults: The Best New Nonfiction https://www.goodreads.com/blog/show/1355-back-to-school-reading-for-adults-the-best-new-nonfiction Buy More Books Than You Ever Read? The Japanese Have a Word for That https://bigthink.com/21st-century-spirituality/buy-more-books-than-you-ever-read-the-japanese-have-a-word-for-thatContinue reading “Book Links 15/08/18”

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