Last week's wonderful book haul: Rhyming Rings by David Gemmell (published by Gollancz) available May 18th (copy kindly provided by the publisher. David Gemmell was the UK's number one fantasy and historical novelist until his death in 2006. A regular Sunday Times bestseller, and international sensation, his legacy lives on through his novels, his influence on… Continue reading My Book Haul for last week!!!
Earlier in the week, I saw a post in an FB group where one of the members hadn't enjoyed the previous three books that they had read. All three had been highly praised by bloggers and that was one of the reasons why the member had read them. Due to this and the fact that… Continue reading I’m ‘just’ a book blogger and proud!!
Do we need star ratings when reviewing on our blog?? Unlike my last post I'm going Troll hunting!!! which was a sarcasm laden and foul-mouthed vitriolic tirade of biblical proportion today's post is nice and relaxed, it's a pleasant and polite little ramble through sunlit fields of grass with no swearing, that's right NO swearing, colour… Continue reading Do we need star ratings when reviewing on our blog??
This is a brand new tag created by Stuart from Always Trust In Books, you can find a link to that Stuart's own tag !!HERE!! And as always, if you don't already then please go and check his blog out, it's well worth giving it both a look and a follow. The rules as per Always… Continue reading Book Tag: Blogger Stats Book Tag
Today I wanted to discuss with you all foul language in book reviews. Be advised, this post will contain the occasional vulgar word that for those with a delicate disposition may cause your eyes to bleed, sensitive flowers you have been warned. I swear in real-life, let's be honest, most of us do, even those… Continue reading Foul Language In Reviews, Is It A Turn-Off??
Surprise book mail is a wonderful thing, it truly is, if the postman knocks it can really only be one thing, a book, especially when it's a book shaped package.........unless someone is playing a cruel trick that is, and simply sending a package shaped like a book, karma, people, it's always out to get you!… Continue reading Book Haul: The Boy on the Bridge (The Girl With All The Gifts #2) by M. R. Carey
While procrastinating I started thinking over what makes a good book, here are my thoughts: 1. Story. No matter our preferred genre we all want a good story when reading. Let's be honest we don't want to read a book with a boring story where nothing happens, and the plot goes nowhere, as readers we… Continue reading What Makes A Good Book???