Recent Reads

Each month I list the books I’ve been reading and comment on the ones that take my fancy. What have you been reading lately?


May’s serial musings

May’s serial musings

A few days back there was an interesting discussion on one of my writing loops about series. And given that I’ve recently ordered a bunch more books in Ilona Andrews’ Kate...
April was Shameless Demon-glomming

April was Shameless Demon-glomming

Soooo many good reads to choose from in April’s list, soooo little time!!! (Because it’s Saturday, and the day’s half gone already, and I have soooo much to do this...
March is formulas and spoilery stuff

March is formulas and spoilery stuff

In this world of social media disseminating groundbreaking news to all corners of the globe within seconds of an incident occurring, it can be very tempting to use social media for...
Monsters, Blackbirds and Lingerie Wars

Monsters, Blackbirds and Lingerie Wars

It’s March already? *glances over left shoulder at New Zealand Firefighters calendar* Mmmm. Hel-lo Andrew…. *blinks* Sorry. It’s, like, almost mid-March? Eeek! That...
Rocking the reading specs

Rocking the reading specs

I’m at that weird stage of life where I need reading glasses  for up-close stuff like the buttons on the TV remote, but if I look up at the TV while still wearing glasses, everything’s...
Of rock stars, understatements, and the undead

Of rock stars, understatements, and the undead

Before you ask: No, I haven’t forgotten to post December’s reading list, I’m simply really really late with it. Because… reasons! (Such as finishing writing...
Happy Ever Afters, Shame, and Bollywood Affairs

Happy Ever Afters, Shame, and Bollywood Affairs

You know that feeling you get where you know you’ve forgotten something that’s kinda important? Yeah, that one! In my case, it was forgetting to post the November reads...
Illusions, horns and burning skies

Illusions, horns and burning skies

Time to talk books! October had some memorable reads. First up is Horns by Joe Hill. Horrors usually aren’t my thing, but the movie — starring Daniel Radcliffe —...
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