On writing about bloody good books

Let’s talk about the life blood of authors. That’s reviews, right? I mean, after wine, cheesy pasta, and a good set of pyjamas. It’s reviews. Still, that makes them damn important. …Mmm, cheesy pasta… Because there’s so many books you could pick up and read, it all starts to boil down to how you pick…

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The TBR Files

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?

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Reading through 2015 – my favourite books of the year

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.

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World Book Day – Gimme your kids’ books

Ring out the bells and put out the cake, it’s only WORLD BOOK DAY today! *Sirens wail* *Ticker tape floods the streets* *Cat looks up, squints eyes slightly at commotion… returns to ignoring world… because… well… cats* And, madams and sirs, we should make this a fine party because 1. Books are cool 2. Books…

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Shhh… It’s only more free shit

*Shhhh* Don’t you be a-telling nobody, now. This is just between you and me, right? I mean, you and me, like, you and me and the rest of the entire internet, right? The internet is ok. The internet knows how to keep a secret. Just ask Twitter. But other than that, we’re all hush-hush, right?…

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