It’s a scene known to Candykin around the world, a camping “trip” in the back garden- the perfect blend of character building and utter bubble-wrapping of your precious offspring. Ghost stories have been told, perfectly charred foodstuffs were quickly swallowed before your tastebuds could protest, and then your Jelly Baby looks up to the sky […]Read more "The Cosmic KritzelKrakel"
Once Upon A Fabulous Time… by R.M. Gauthier My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love short stories and the chance for ten in one edition was too good to pass up! Not only have I read new stories in this edition from authors I already adore but I’ve found new ones to love as […]Read more "Book Review: Once Upon A Fabulous Time"
Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children by Sara Zaske My rating: 4 of 5 stars First up, I’m a Mother living in Germany who originates from the UK and I bought this book to help me understand the differences between the two cultures (parenting wise). I’ll do this […]Read more "Book Review: Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children by Sara Zaske"
All the Nothing We’ve Done: A Short Story by Christina McMullen My rating: 5 of 5 stars An excellent exercise in re-framing, I loved the different perspectives it offered on the main character’s life and choices. The balance of the seriousness of final judgment and humour in the same situation was perfect. It was short […]Read more "Book Review: All the Nothing We’ve done by Christina McMullen"
Plagued by Rebecca R. Pierce My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved it. I read a lot of short stories (flash fiction too) and this got my New Year’s reading off to the perfect start. The pace felt just right and I loved the descriptive style (the details were in the perfect spots to […]Read more "Book Review: Plagued by Rebecca R. Pierce."
The Veil of Truth by Lyra Shanti My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved Shiva XIV from beginning to end and I’m happy to say that The Veil of Truth didn’t let me down either. The story has so much action, but it doesn’t feel rushed or crammed in, the pace is perfect. The […]Read more "Book Review: The Veil of Truth (Shiva XIV Book 2) by Lyra Shanti"
Absence of Color by S.K. Wee My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this book, so when my Kindle broke leaving me with no way to read it I was devastated. Now that I’ve finished the book I can’t wait to get started on the next one! The world-building is outstanding, from Port Devdan […]Read more "Book Review: Absence of Color (Spectrum of Color #1. S.K. Wee"