A year in books #6

It doesn’t quite seem possible that I’ve been blogging for six years but apparently I have! So it’s time to wrap up the year with my now traditional post about my favourite books of the year and my reading in general.  Looking at my Goodreads shelves, I think I’ve just…

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Saddened

One of my personal writing heroes/goddesses passed away last night after a long illness. Vale Diana Wynne Jones. Thank you for your stories. Dogsbody and Charmed Life are two spec fiction books I remember reading when I was quite young (I suspect around 8). I don’t think I connected them…

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March Contest

Contest time again.  This month, another slight genre shift.  Fantasy with humour or satire (though really this guy started out doing satire but has gone so far beyond that he’s unique).  Yes, folks, we’re taking a trip to the Discworld, creation of the brilliant Terry Pratchett.  Many of Terry’s books…

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World Book Day

Is a good thing and okay, yes, was yesterday here in Oz but it’s the 3rd March still elsewhere. Book meme snitched from C.E. Murphy The books I am reading: Kindred In Death – J.D. Robb, The Creative Habit – Twyla Tharp, The Photoshop Elements 9 Book – Scott Kelby,…

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