Carey brings us a dystopian future where nature has teeth.
Title: The Boy on the Bridge
Author: M R Carey
From the back: Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy.
The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world.
To where the monsters lived.
I’m just gonna come right out and say it – I’ve got a problem. It’s a good problem, but I’m midway through my current read and I’m already wondering what’s going to be up next. The thing is, my to-be-read pile is out of control. I mean, I’m not the fastest reader in the world, and there’s so many books I’m excited about and I’m gonna get to them all but damn why can’t I have another set of eyes to work with?
Have a good Christmas? Yes? No? Sort of, but shouldn’t have had so much sherry that you kissed your Grandma with a bit too much tongue? Great!
Now give your Grandma her dentures back because it’s time for the obligatory BEST-OF post, right? While you’re recovering from an overdose of turkey and alcohol-fuelled Christmas pudding, here’s my top five favourite reads of 2015. Read them now, seriously. Don’t make me threaten you with all the left over toffee pennies.
Well, it turns out that I blinked and we’re nearly at the half way stage of the year. More precisely, we’re six months through a year that has been filled with new things happening, old things lurking, and stuff that I don’t even know about yet but that is surely deviously loitering in the background. So today’s big question is: What’s your favourite book of the year so far? It doesn’t have to be written this year – just something you’ve read this year. Revisited any old classics? Found a new author to add to your favourites list? For me,…