Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is all-time favourite authors. Aside from the obvious problem of distilling more than two decades' worth of reading into only ten favourite authors, as I've thought about this post I've realised there are, broadly-speaking, two different ways in … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Authors


Literary Linking 11/04/15

This week, Publishers Weekly gives us The Case for Libraries. I've always been a huge advocate of libraries as playing an essential role in providing services and opportunities to people of all backgrounds, including the tools needed to develop literacy and thrive in a literacy-based world, but it's great to see them being promoted on … Continue reading Literary Linking 11/04/15

The Bone Season and The Mime Order, by Samantha Shannon

In a world where clairvoyance is commonplace enough to be branded by the government as 'unnatural', and those gifted with it persecuted and executed, voyants band together in an organised syndicate. Paige Mahoney, a dreamwalker, is the right-hand woman of one of the syndicate's mime-lords - that is, until she is kidnapped and enslaved for … Continue reading The Bone Season and The Mime Order, by Samantha Shannon