• Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#81)

    Letterbox Love is a weekly feature that is hosted by Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and is a way for us to share the books that come through our letterbox, galleys and e-books (through our electronic letterbox) and any other bookish goodies that we want to tell you about. Two weeks worth of fantastic books, even Tony the T-rex is excited!  For Review:  The Apple Tart of Hope – Sarah Moore Fitzgerald  I’m not going to lie, I have no idea what this one is about but with a title like that, comparisons to Annabel Pitcher and Siobhan Dowd and fantastic things said about this authors first book, I want to read it…

  • Discussion Post

    Favourite books of 2013 so far (January to June)

    So its that time of the year, we’ve hit the halfway point and so far (at the time of writing this post) I have  read 88 books. I am on track to hit my target of 175 but I’m not overly confident I will get there because of certain things going on in my personal life (nothing bad, I’m just trying to concentrate on other things as well as books!) Of these 88 books, I have read some fantastic stories and I thought I’d do a post about my favourites of the year so far. These are not necessarily books that were published this year but many of them will…

  • Book Review,  Reviews

    Tall Tales From Pitch End – Nigel McDowell

    “Bruno Atlas didn’t speak, didn’t scream, only thought wuth eyes shut tight and a mind full of crimson fireworks: This is it and I’ll be gone soon. I’ll not be here any more. I’m going to die.  He heard his mother –  ‘Bruno! I can’t see or get to ye! We have to get out before the whole place goes up!’” Bruno Atlas was just five turns old when his house burned to the ground and he had to say goodbye to his father – the last Pitch Ender to die at the hands of the rebels. Ten turns on and Bruno is a young man, about to embark on…