The fire is on high With the Fire on High

Well, hello.   It’s been a second, but I’m here, I’m back. I’ve been writing something crazy. Believe it or not I’m 10 chapters through writing my own book / novella / novel / whatever. I’ve been going great guns at work. It’s been summer which is our busiest time of year at the library…

The Death of Mrs. Westaway, and death to reader’s block!

I am still here. I swear. I have had reader’s block, an illness not to be taken lightly. I was slightly ashamed of this fact since, as a Librarian, the idea of not being able to get stuck into a good book is nothing short of defamatory to the profession. However, the more I asked…

‘Slaying it’ with Brittney Morris

Okay, so here’s what you need to do. Please stop what you are doing right now, go HEREĀ and please pre-order a copy of Slay by Brittney Morris. It looks like this: This is quite possibly one of the best YA reads for ages 12+ that I’ve got my hands on. It was passed to me…

The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe

Okay, so the caveat with this book is that it is outside of my preferred genre. I know, I know…you’re going to say it, you don’t like SciFi? What’s wrong with SciFi? Have you tried reading…… Yes, I have. I have read a few great SciFi books actually, it’s just a more difficult genre for…

The Red Ribbon

So I’ve been out of town and have not blogged. And I’m not going to lie to you, it’s been wonderful. Now I am a person that for work reasons is attached to my computer. I work on it all day and then there’s this whole social media aspect because my boss is like the…

Origin by Dan Brown

This addition to my blog fits into this year’s reading challenge category ‘A Book Set in Another Country’ and it is: Origin by Dan Brown   This is an addition to the series of books featuring fictional Harvard Professor of Symbology, Robert Langdon. Brown takes us to Spain, where Langdon arrives at the Guggenheim Museum…

The Poet X

Okey Dokey! So it was a second before I blogged, I know it…but I’m still here.   I’ve been busy actually, writing…yes, I do that too, and one day I’ll share something that’s mine. But for now you get to read my witty somewhat sarcastic posts overlaid with a short dose of skepticism and dry…