October 9th Blog Tour Title: Angel Mage Author- Garth Nix Publisher: Gollancz Publication Date: 17th October 2019 Synopsis More than a century has passed since Liliath crept into the empty sarcophagus of Saint Marguerite, fleeing the Fall of Ystara. But she emerges from her magical sleep still beautiful, looking no more than nineteen, and once […]
A few years ago, I was introduced to NetGalley by a publisher at YALC. I told him that I was a librarian and loved coming to book fairs as a way to keep up with what was coming out. I pointed out that by reading the books first I could promote them to my customers […]
She never fails to give a structured mystery with well thought out characters and motives that, at least to the killer, make perfect sense.
Warning- includes sarcasm. For those of you who don’t know, YALC is the Young Adult literature convention which takes place annually in London, on the floor above London Film and Comic Con. It’s a fun place where you can go to meet your favourite Young Adult authors, do writers workshops, meet your favourite bloggers and […]
I’ve been a little quiet on Twitter and on my blog because I have been trying to catch up on my NetGalley backlog. Mainly because I’ve realised I have so many on my TBR pile I don’t think I’ll ever get through it- unless I become a hermit and live in a cave. But then […]
I adore tattoos. I think there is something beautiful and elegant about a well-done piece of art forever etched onto the body. I’m a massive fan of Tattoo Fixers, Ink Master, Bad Ink, LA Ink, America’s worst tattoos and pretty much any other show where they set on you with a tattoo machine and a […]
When is a book not a book? When it’s been read and loved so often that its pages become softer than skin, when its spine is battered and broken and the only thing holding it together is old tape and memories. Then it’s no longer a book: it’s a treasure. Working in a library I […]
Title- Dead School Author- Laura Gia West Publisher- Black Rose. Nov 2018 Synopsis Tina Crocker thinks she is having the best day of her life. A quiet misfit; she finally takes charge and performs at the school talent show. She kills it. And is killed shortly thereafter. She ends up in Dead School. This was […]
I have a confession to make. I really hate not finishing books. Ever since I learned to read I’ve thought that if someone has put the hard work in to write a book, then the very least you should do is to read it all the way through. These days, with so many books to […]
Life-threateningly good. Only because I couldn’t put it down and nearly got hit by a car.