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  • Everything is Reading

    Recently, someone saw me reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline and said, “you have an English degree – why are you dumbing down your reading?” It was a shock to me.  I started by explaining what Ready Player One was about, and how the violence and wit and geek references made it without a […]

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  • First Lines Friday: 2nd December

    First Lines Fridays

    First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the […]

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  • Flash Fiction Competition: December 2016

    It’s December, and that means another round of the Flash Fiction Competition.  There was no winner for August’s theme ‘flying’, so I’m hoping this time we’ll get some great entries that really interest the judges! December’s theme is… ‘family feud’ The rules: Write a piece of flash fiction up to 500 words, linking in the […]

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  • First Lines Friday: 18th November

    First Lines Fridays

    First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the […]

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  • Book Review: Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando

    TITLE: Roomies AUTHORS: Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando GENRE: Young Adult, Fiction, Contemporary, Romance, Coming-of-Age “Live in the present. Take care of the relationships in front of you now. Most friendships have a natural life, and when they’ve lived that out, you’ll know.” INFO | Goodreads BUY | The Book Depository Roomies is narrated by […]

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