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What I'm reading.

I haven’t finished any books this week so don’t have any reviews for you, but I thought I’d talk about the books I’m currently reading and what I’m planning on reading next. 390 more words


T5W-Favorite Required Reading

Hey guys! Happy Wednesday!

I’m sorry about my lack of updates and reviews. Life happens at the worst times. Ugh! Anyway, I’ll be playing catch up soon, so no worries. 552 more words

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels of 2015 So Far

Generation ships, sentient forests, exploding moons — there has been no shortage of action, speculation, and mystery in the year’s best sci-fi and fantasy novels. These books are remarkable, too, for the way they brazenly combine tropes from many different genres. 749 more words


: Preview - Chocky, by John Wyndham, afterword by Margaret Atwood, (NYRB Classics, 2015)

Publication Date: July 31, 2015


In Chocky, pioneering science-fiction master John Wyndham takes on an enigma as strange as anything found in his classic works…

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Florence Wadham - and the story behind a bad poem, 2015

I was looking over my family tree, particularly the Windham line, and realised that I was really being a bit sexist in my focus.  Here I had the line of my illegitimate many greats grandmother, but I was concentrating on her male ancestors.  1,475 more words

Family History

Currently Reading: The Day of the Triffids

As a continuation of my classics reading spree, I have been making my way through the oddity of a book that is The Day of the Triffids  340 more words


The Day Of The Triffids - by John Wyndham (1951)

In this classic science fiction novel, triffids are plants that have been bio-engineered to produce a high-quality oil extract. They give off a poison, however, and have to be handled carefully. 256 more words