What I’ve Been Reading

How is it October already? Just last week (in August), I was thinking to myself: “You need to do another reading post.” I made a note in my planner and… turned the page. As always, I’ve been reading lots of awesome books, though. And, as always, I want to share the most awesome ones withContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading”

What I’ve Been Reading

I have participated in the Goodreads reading challenge for six years now. It’s the only challenge I’ve ever actually completed – probably because it’s based on the number of books rather than specific titles. This year I lowered my goal from 200 to 100, thinking I wouldn’t have as much time to read. I’m atContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading”

This is the Future, Baby (“What Happened in Vegas…” Blog Hop)

To celebrate marriage equality, twelve authors have written twelve short stories answering the question “What Happened in Vegas…” In my story, “This is the Future, Baby“, I explore what happened to Vegas. This is the Future, Baby by Kelly Jensen The holo outside of Destination Weddings darkened and the projection stuttered as the program restarted,Continue reading “This is the Future, Baby (“What Happened in Vegas…” Blog Hop)”

Review: Undertow by Michael Buckley

Undertow by Michael Buckley tells an ugly story. Three years ago, the Alpha arrived on the beach of Coney Island, New York. They’re made up of mixed races of sea dwelling creatures – many of whom appear to be plucked for our very own myths and legends. Calling themselves the Sons and Daughters of Sirena,Continue reading “Review: Undertow by Michael Buckley”

Review: Golden Son by Pierce Brown

Dystopia isn’t a new trend in YA. It’s been exploited successfully over the past decade, spawning series and movies that are, for the most part, forgettable. I have avoided most of it because I often don’t find YA fiction challenging enough, despite the fact the books usually explore my favourite themes. There are always exceptions,Continue reading “Review: Golden Son by Pierce Brown”