This Author is About to Become Famous. Read Her Books Now and Impress Your Friends

There is an author you may not have heard of who is about to go really big. (Ok, if you are reading this blog you are actually somewhat likely to have heard of her). I speak, of course, of Victoria Schwab, author of A Darker Shade of Magic This is one of my favorite books … Continue reading This Author is About to Become Famous. Read Her Books Now and Impress Your Friends

Book Review: V.E. Schwab´s A Darker Shade of Magic

There are four Londons in this excellent fantasy by V.E. Schwab; Grey London is the normal Londob we all know and love, Red London is a London in another world, filled with magic and wonder, White London is a harsh place, full of wickedness and a stark desperation. And then there’s Black London, but we … Continue reading Book Review: V.E. Schwab´s A Darker Shade of Magic

The Next Big Thing | My Work in (little) Progress

Every now and then I seethe with envy as I see bloggers tagged and awarded by other bloggers, challenged to take part in a chain-blogging what-have-you. I thought of them as blackballing bastards that didn't give me the time of day (I may embellish somewhat). Until recently, that is.  It is with great pleasure that … Continue reading The Next Big Thing | My Work in (little) Progress

The Best Writing of the Week

I'm currently reading a number of books, as is often the case. I'm sure there's a word for it. These include but are not limited to, UnMarketing, Trust Me I'm Lying, A Tale of Two Cities, Fire in the Hole and The Half-Made World. The following is a passage from The Half-Made World, a steampunk … Continue reading The Best Writing of the Week