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?


April reads and thank goodness for magazines!

April reads and thank goodness for magazines!

Thank goodness for magazines! “Say, what?” I hear you yelling. “You gotta be pulling my leg!” Coming from an addicted-and-proud-of-it-dammit! novel-reader whose...
POV and March reading list

POV and March reading list

Not a huge list this month, I’m ashamed to say. Too busy rehashing the very first novel I ever wrote and tightning up its POV. When you’re a beginning writer, you tend to...
February reads and too much ‘research’

February reads and too much ‘research’

It’s a standing joke in my family: referring to my somewhat prolific reading habits as ‘research’. Someone rings on a Sunday morning and is told “Mum’s...
Serial reading & January reading list

Serial reading & January reading list

I’m a serial reader: I loooooove reading series. There’s something wonderful about finding an author you love, discovering he or she is writing/has written a series and...
Lessons learned in school & December reads

Lessons learned in school & December reads

Pretty reasonable month as far as ‘researching’ (i.e. reading books) goes – if I don’t say so myself – which is surprising considering all the other stuff...
November Reads, feat. The Writer’s Journey

November Reads, feat. The Writer’s Journey

The Writer’s Journey Featured you-must-read-this-book for November is The Writer’s Journey; Mythic Structure For Writers by Christopher Vogler. Before I launch into why...
Passionate Ink: pick of the bunch for October

Passionate Ink: pick of the bunch for October

Pick of the reading list this month has to be Angela Knight’s ‘Passionate Ink, A Guide to Writing Erotic Romance’. For your reading pleasure, here’s some tidbits...
September reads and the evils of Sudoku

September reads and the evils of Sudoku

Have been writing up a storm for the first few weeks of this month and feeling pretty smug. Then for the past week, nix. Mind you, I’ve got two really valid excuses. Excuse Number...
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