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?


INK; it’s in their blood

INK; it’s in their blood

Hi ya’ll, Now it’s time for the slightly belated reading list for July. July’s featured book is: INK by Amanda Sun: “Ink is in their blood” I picked this...
Uber-alpha males that work

Uber-alpha males that work

Hi all, I finally found an anthology I’ve been looking for on-and-off for a few weeks now — yay! *does the happy dance and carefully shelves it in its proper place this...
The Light, the dark, and the feverish

The Light, the dark, and the feverish

Wow. Looking at this reading list it seems like months since I read Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park instead of merely weeks. This month seems to have gone on forever! Which isn’t...
A Brutal Gem

A Brutal Gem

I’m reading a lot of YA at the moment. I think it’s because the genre pushes so many boundaries and isn’t so set in its ways (for want of a better term) compared with...
Seer Trilogy unleashed

Seer Trilogy unleashed

Does reading my own books count toward my reading list for March???? Probably not. But hey, it was 316,000 words, PLUS the three-book bundle, which was another 316,000 words!!! So this...
Warm Bodies, anyone?

Warm Bodies, anyone?

Hi all, As you can see by the length of February’s reading list (below) it’s been one of those months. Short lists generally mean I’ve been busy doing writerly stuff...
Chocolate… oooh la la.

Chocolate… oooh la la.

Ever read a book that makes your stomach somersault and your toes tingle? In a good way, I mean — not because you’re reading something horrible and scary :) For me, The...
Gift wins, Charity, Sorcery, and Notoriety

Gift wins, Charity, Sorcery, and Notoriety

Hi all, So Christmas is over for another year and the final days of 2012 have drawn to a close. I’m usually a stress-bunny, who starts fretting about Christmas from about September...