Book Reviews · Books

Book Review: The Fairy Wren by Ashley Capes

The Fairy Wren by Ashley Capes Publication Date: October 29th, 2014 Publisher: Close-Up Books Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction, Contemporary Series Status: Stand Alone Pages: 238 Format and Source: Kindle Edition, Sent from author in exchange for honest review Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis from Goodreads:  The Fairy Wren is a contemporary fantasy set in Australia, where Paul, a bookseller, struggles to juggle… Continue reading Book Review: The Fairy Wren by Ashley Capes

Books · WWW Wednesdays

WWW WEDNESDAY: February 17th, 2016

Woo! It’s actually Wednesday this time! Anyways, for those of you who don’t know, WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words where three question are asked: What are you currently reading? Synopsis from Goodreads Ellie and Savannah Senka, fourteen year old twins, ran away from their unhappy homes, thinking they’d return… Continue reading WWW WEDNESDAY: February 17th, 2016

Books · WWW Wednesdays

WWW WEDNESDAY: January 27th, 2016

Today has been one of those days where nothing seems to go right. This would have been up earlier if it wasn’t for my usual browser crashing (Damn you Safari!) and I’ve also been worrying over my poor puppy who had an operation today. She’s fine, but she isn’t happy. Anyways, for those of you who… Continue reading WWW WEDNESDAY: January 27th, 2016

Books · WWW Wednesdays

WWW WEDNESDAY: January 20th, 2016

For those of you who don’t know, WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words where three question are asked: What are you currently reading? Synopsis from Goodreads: Twenty eight florins a month is a huge price to pay, for a man to stand between you and the Wild. Twenty eight florins… Continue reading WWW WEDNESDAY: January 20th, 2016

Book Reviews · Books

Book Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Publication Date: September 13th, 2011 Publisher: Vintage Books, Random House Genre(s): Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Romance Series Status: Stand alone Pages: 490 Format and Source: Paperback, Owned Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis from Goodreads: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped… Continue reading Book Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Creation (a.k.a. Writing)

Answering the Age Old Question – A Short Story

This short story is entirely fiction and is something I have written myself. Any and all constructive criticism is accepted (as long as it’s not rude).  Arthur Graham’s utterly hideous mustard yellow bowler hat with a peacock feather motif was carried off of his balding head by the wind. Whilst the wind was strong, it… Continue reading Answering the Age Old Question – A Short Story

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Publication Date: September 23rd, 2013 Publisher: Abacus Genre(s): Contemporary, Literary Fiction Series Status: Stand alone Pages: 864 Format and Source: Paperback, Owned Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis from Goodreads: Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless… Continue reading Book Review: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt