Month: January 2016

Bookish Babble: Y16.W3

Baker Street Edition: So many people have put their own spin on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes (books, television and film) that I thought it’d be a rather interesting Babble. The downside of all the different adaptions is that the majority of the memes etc….

What happened here?

There is a wooden rocking chair covered with dust. And a mattress eaten away by time. Discarded on the bare window sill sits an old teddy bear. He saw it all and he still continues to see. Love, illness and pain. Death, dust and…

Chains of Water and Stone by Katherine Hurley

Chains of Water and Stone (Griever’s Mark #2)  by Katherine Hurley Who is Logan’s father? The question has been whispered behind his back all his life. He’s ignored it, forced himself not to care, but when Belos starts demanding an answer to this very…

Bookish Babble: Y16.W2

Agatha Edition: Did You Know: Agatha Christie wrote romance under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. I didn’t until I started search for stuff for this babble! Until Next Time 🙂 Enjoy Your Shelves 🙂

Prologue: Discovering Home

So my attempt at NaNoWriMo 2015 was a bit on the Go Slow. Life got in the way. But I intend to finish the story I started.  So far I’m calling it, Discovering Home, but that’s its working title and may change. The longest continuous piece I…

Green Valentine by Lili Wilkinson

Green Valentine by Lili Wilkinson Paperback, 288 pages Published August 1st 2015 by Allen & Unwin When Astrid and Hiro meet they give each other superhero names. She’s Lobster Girl and he’s Shopping Trolley Boy. Not an auspicious beginning. But it gets better. Then it…

Bookish Babble: Y16.W1

FANDOM  noun: The fans of a particular person, team, fictional series, etc. regarded collectively as a community or subculture. Fandom Edition: Always! Wicked is good! I hit the Titan Lord with a plastic hairbrush! And that’s their loss. Ain’t that the truth. My poor mum, I…