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'Looking on the bright side' or 'Carpal Tunnel Syndrome'

Advice and sympathy are pouring – or rather, trickling – in. When I last blogged I was waiting for inspiration for my third novel while waiting for the verdict of The Oxford Editors on my second. 248 more words

Weekend Reading Plans

21 . 03 . 2015

This weekend I have a few books on the go, all quite different from one another.

Last April I began reading A Feast for Crows – the 4th book in the Song of Ice and Fire series – by George R R Martin.  584 more words


The Girl with Glass Feet, Ali Shaw

I don’t read much fiction these days. When I was in primary school I would spend endless hours browsing the library shelves for the latest Judy Blume or Christopher Pike novel. 364 more words

Read And Write

The Girl With The Glass Feet - Book Review

This is the first book to really grab me in a quite a while! Totally un-put-downable, I was skulking off to bed early to get some extra pages in before the leading man choked off the lights and if I was being entirely honest, may have left the kids in the bath till the water went cold whilst reading on the stairs. 267 more words


Book Book Resolution - Catching up to 2014

The year is now coming to an end; everyone is busy planning their new resolutions or wondering what happened to the ones made the year before. 1,564 more words


A writer on the fear of reading

Have you encountered many fearsome books?

You stockpile them on your shelves, or bury them deep in the mahogany of night stands. They await, untouched, or barely skimmed. 570 more words


[230914] Compare And Contrast: 'The Girl With Glass Feet', and 'The Fault In Our Stars'

Okay, so my two reviews are done. Now it’s time for me to compare and contrast The Girl With Glass Feet with The Fault In Our Stars. 915 more words