Bookstores and Expectations

I am a book lover that LOVES going into a bookstore, whether for old or new books, and looking for hours and hours at the titles. The thrill of the hunt (especially in secondhand bookstores) seem to be a draw for me to get me into the store. The only issue I have, at least …

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Are Kiwi Authors Hiding?

I just picked up a new book by Elizabeth Knox on a whim whilst out to get coffee. When I read the blurb before buying it, it stated that it was a book about journeys. It passes through London, Norfolk (my home county) and through to Auckland, New Zealand (my current home). From this and …

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What’s Caught My Eye

I have a mount tbr (to be read), so this post really doesn't help me, but there are sooo many good books that I wan't to read. A small novella (which is the only reason I have bought it!). "Adriane is an astronaut on an extrasolar research vessel. She and her fellow crewmates sleep between …

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Foundryside – Robert Jackson Bennett

All things have a value. Sometimes the value is paid in coin. Other times, it is paid in time and sweat. And finally, sometimes it is paid in blood. The start of a new trilogy, this is by far one of my favorite books of the year. Set in a world where the magic is …

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