• Book Review,  Reviews

    The Waking World (The Future King #1) – Tom Huddleston

    “They called it the Moon of the Wolf. It was rising now, over the crest of the ridge beyond the river, gleaming silver-grey through a fast-closing gap in the clouds. The third new moon after Exmus, the dying days of winter. The most treacherous time of all.” Aran is the second son of a wealthy Law, and his future is mapped out in front of him. The Marauders have raided the cost for years and many, especially those at Hawk’s Cross Aran’s fathers homestead, do not see them as a threat. However now they’re growing bolder and coming further inland. Yet Aran’s father still doesn’t want Aran learning how to…

  • Guest Post

    The Waking World Blog Tour – The films that inspired The Waking World by Tom Huddleston

    In my daily life, when I’m not writing books, I write about film for Time Out magazine. Since early childhood I’ve been obsessed with films, I used to collect sticker books and soundtrack albums and posters, and was always begging my mother to take me to the cinema. So it’s hardly surprising that, when I came to write ‘The Waking World’ I took inspiration as much from movies as from books. Here’s just a few of the films I thought about while I was writing. Excalibur John Boorman’s epic retelling of the King Arthur stories is quite violent and not really meant for children, but it’s without doubt the film…

  • Letterbox Love,  Uncategorized

    Letterbox Love (#55)

    Welcome to Letterbox Love, this is a UK meme, hosted by the lovely Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and inspired by The Story Siren’s In My Mailbox. This post is a means by which to highlight the books we get in the post and beyond, and especially to bring attention to those books which may be sat on our shelves for a little while yet that we love all the same. A great collection of books this week, sat on my awesome new rocking chair! yay!  For Review:  United We Spy – Ally Carter  This is the sixth and final book in the Gallagher Girls series, its sad to see the series come…