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Review: Liesmith by Alis Franklin


Book 1 of The Wyrd

Alis Franklin

Random House Publishing Group – Hydra
7th October2014

Price: 2.99USD
Edition: Other Format 464 more words


Raven's Shadow, #1: Blood Song (BOOK REVIEW)

Blood Song, first of a trilogy known as the Raven’s Shadow, is written by Anthony Ryan, and is unlike any fantasy stories I’ve read, but is odd in that it can also be very similar. 952 more words


Friday Fictioneer: One Last Drink

“That’s disgusting,” Sherri said.

“It’s the last of the ingredients. Drink it.”

“I’ll vomit.”

“You prefer the alternative?”

Sherri closed her eyes and drank in one gulp. 141 more words

Friday Fictioneer

Elven Currency

Watching an episode of the Hercule Poirot mysteries, I was encouraged to look into information about old currencies. Specifically, a scene regarding the “absurdity” of a six shilling (72 pence) charge for a chunk of meat (during post WWII times) prompted me to look into the set up of the old English currency, and from there, I looked into others, like the ancient Greek drachma and the Roman denarius. 655 more words


Review: Lauren Beukes - "The Shining Girls"

On Monday, I was sitting outside of Lanseria Airport in Johannesburg when I closed the back cover of The Shining Girls and exhaled with the kind of satisfaction and relief only experienced when a derailed train comes to a grinding halt and all the saucer-eyed passengers realise they’re alright. 328 more words


Cole reblogged this on words~pictures~music and commented:

I read and reviewed Lauren Beukes' "The Shining Girls" on my book review blog, but it's stuck with me all week, so I'm reblogging here. READ THIS BOOK - it's awesome. I'm starting "Broken Monsters" soon and will have an update about that one too. Watch this space!

‘Arrow Of The Mist’ by Christina Mercer - Review Blitz

Terror strikes the Celtic inspired kingdom of Nemetona when barbed roots breach the veil of a forbidden land and poison woodsmen, including 15-year-old Lia’s beloved father. 362 more words

Young Adult Literature

The Saga of Reginald the Foul, 1.5

Reginald and the Flag

Having safely insured that his master was sufficiently distracted by thoughts of what to construct the actual standard out of, Wekkit walked off into the brush to follow up on the minions assigned with finding a suitable pole. 736 more words