Leading Ladies of Fantasy Storybundle

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THE LEADING LADIES FANTASY BUNDLE The Leading Ladies Fantasy Bundle – Curated by Charlotte E. English You know how it goes. There’s one female character in the book, and she’s someone’s love interest. She’s given little to do and less to wear. She has no good lines, and nothing to contribute save her helplessness. These are […]

These are a Few of my Favourite Things: MAIRELON THE MAGICIAN

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Mairelon the Magician by Patricia Wrede Mairelon the Magician. What can I say about it? Well, it’s by Patricia Wrede, which almost guaranteed that I’d like it, even if I hadn’t, you know, liked it. It’s Fantasy. But it’s Regency. Well, it’s a Mystery, though. Oh, and also Adventure. Comedy. Did I mention it’s a Regency?! […]

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things #2: THE LOST CONSPIRACY by Frances Hardinge

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Who’s up for round 2 of These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things? What? You’re gonna have to speak up. I can’t hear you over the sound of all that deafening silence. I honestly don’t read a huge amount of middle grade fiction. Even as a kid I was more inclined to read teen […]

Comfort Reads

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There’s something about reading a favourite book. It makes you feel warm and comfortable and peaceful. It’s the intellectual equivalent to a cup of tea, or sliding between newly washed sheets, or cuddling up in front of the fire on a rainy night. It’s that feeling of contentment. Whether it’s the story, characters, writing style, or […]

In Appreciation of Jon Bokenkamp

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As you may or may not remember, I have written about different approaches to writing: ie, pantsing, planning, outlining, etc. No two people are exactly the same, and there is no ‘one size fits all’. (There isn’t with clothes, either, but try and convince the clothing industry of that.) So, what does that have to do […]

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