Breaking the reading funk
On finding the book to break the reading funk.
Free e-book for your pre-apocalyptic tastes
Grind Spark, my pre-apocalyptic dystopian novel, is free this weekend to meet your pre-apocalyptic reading needs while you stay at home
2019 – a year of reading and the Dust Lounge Awards
My round up of the books I’ve read in 2019 – including some of the year’s most hard-hitting book awards, such as “Best zombie kangaroo of the year” and “Smartest spiders of the year”.
On reading: The Death House by Sarah Pinborough
Title: The Death House Author: Sarah Pinborough From the back: Toby’s life was perfectly normal . . . until it was unravelled by something as simple as a blood test.
5 dystopian fictions to brighten up your day
Trump in charge of America. Brexit. Boris Johnson looking after the UK’s foreign affairs. A ‘loose woman’ won Celebrity Big Brother. You’d be forgiven for thinking we don’t need any dystopian fictions to liven up our day to day wanderings – after watching the news perhaps we’re all bleaked out. But perhaps that’s exactly why…
On reading: Metropolitan Dreams by Mark A King
Title: Mark A King Author: Metropolitan Dreams From the back: This is a tale of two cities. Darkness and light. Sinners and angels.
On reading: The Last Days of Jack Sparks by Jason Arnopp
Title: The Last Days of Jack Sparks Author: Jason Arnopp From the back: It was no secret that journalist Jack Sparks had been researching the occult for his new book. No stranger to controversy, he’d already triggered a furious Twitter storm by mocking an exorcism he witnessed.
Belated best reads of 2016
Belated posts and a quieter than intended Dust Lounge in part due to excitement over kittens, then tears over the sad loss of one of them. I won’t be dwelling on it here. Suffice to say there was much unexpected sadness over the festive season, and little Mole will be missed. Thankfully Diesel is doing…
On reading: The Sheriff by Simon Fairbanks
Title: The Sheriff Author: Simon Fairbanks From the back: The Sheriffs wander the clouds to keep peace across Nephos. Sheriff Denebola is recruited by young Toby to help rid his village of a winged demon. The demon has tormented the people of Angel’s Keep every night for the past week so Denebola vows to capture…