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?


December’s steamy reads

December’s steamy reads

Hi all, By crikey, scanning this list brings it home to me that I got through rather a lot of books this month — 31 of them, to be precise. An average of one book a day? Yikes....
You can’t judge a book by its title

You can’t judge a book by its title

We all know how expensive books are to buy — especially here in New Zealand, where a paperback can easily set you back $20 and then some. So it’s no surprise that we’ll...
The short list for October

The short list for October

Not a huge reading list for October. Despite the school holidays, I’ve had to snatch time to read. Deadlines. Kids with chickenpox. Deadlines…. what can I say? And I’m...
Wearable Arts, Weta Workshop, & more books

Wearable Arts, Weta Workshop, & more books

Hi y’all, No, you haven’t lost an entire week, I promise. I’m merely posting this month’s reading list a week early, as we’re off on a week’s holiday...
Easy on the Eyes

Easy on the Eyes

One of the things I love about going to our RWNZ conferences is the books we get in our complementary conference bags. Because you don’t get to choose which books you get, it’s...
Unwind-ing with a good book

Unwind-ing with a good book

Hi y’all, Gosh there’s a huge variety of YA out there these days! Thanks to daughter’s taste in books and her love-affair of her library card, I’m reading books...
Joseph and Liliana get another chance!

Joseph and Liliana get another chance!

Sorry about the lack of posts, lately. I’ve been frantically reworking a manuscript so that I can get started on a new project —  another rework of an old manuscript, which...
Scaling new heights

Scaling new heights

Last day of May already? Yikes. Where did the month go? Where’s almost half the year gone, too, for that matter? And speaking of years flying by, it’s my son’s birthday...