Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2013«

Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

October 31, 2013


I’ll preface this with a small disclaimer: I adore Gail Carriger and I’m a little bit prone to fangirling when someone talks about her (but I promise I’ll try to be objective). Now onto the review. Curtsies & Conspiracies is the second book in the Finishing School series (which is actually set earlier in the […]

“Ghost of the Falls” by Sarah Gilman

October 22, 2013


Plot: Jade Clarence is an exorcist who falls in love with a ghost. This novella was a light and refreshing read that would be perfect for a lazy afternoon. It slips perfectly into the romance genre. It was well paced, the characters were as fleshed out as they could be in 54 pages, the writing […]

Thoughts on the Recent Ebook Scandal

October 16, 2013


So this post started out as an answer to Kim Mullican’s post and became much longer than I was comfortable putting on her blog. Quick recap: Online book store discovers they are selling fairly hinky porn right next to the children’s books.  Admittedly some of these titles appeared to be downright foul, such as ‘Doggy […]

Top Five Favourite Characters

October 15, 2013


So this is a different form of review (mostly because I’m still reading the next book I want to review) where I actually look over my favourite characters and the books they’re from. I’m not sure there will be any characters you haven’t seen before but feel free to chime in, in the comments section, […]

“Shutdown” by Laurell K Hamilton

October 10, 2013


•Source: Free •Publisher: Vook •Publication Date: October 8, 2013 I’ll start this review by stating this was the short story that prompted this blog. I had far too many feelings to keep to myself after reading this little gem. I’ve been a long time reader of Laurell K Hamilton’s work (hereafter known as LKH). I […]

Dottie Smith's Verbal Menagerie

Dottie Smith examines the written word with the grace of a machete wielded by a drunk octopus. Expect swearing, shouting, and Monty Python references. And many butts.

Kampfgruppe Lulz

Thoughts on kink, politics, and alcoholism in a not necessarily politically-correct manner

atarian izarra

I think and then write, and never in that order

Belle's Brain

A place for me to get my rant on

Fantastic Fanatical Facts

Random facts you never knew about your favourite childhood characters, and the corporation behind it

Onna-Bugeisha Xi

Bigger on the inside

Eleventh Stack

A books, movies, and more blog from the staff at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main.

If Books Could Blog

The written word is the only saviour this world needs.

101 Books

Reading my way through Time Magazine's 100 Greatest Novels since 1923 (plus Ulysses)

Dysfunctional Literacy

Reading from a writer's perspective... and vice versa!

The Thesis Whisperer

Just like the horse whisperer - but with more pages

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

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