No, 2015 is not a typo, it’s just that things got seriously out of whack during our 12 months of transition. Here are five more stories that have especially stayed with me. (See the previous list here…) The Natural Way of Things (Charlotte Wood, 2015) This Stella Prize winner first […]
Over the last year I’ve plowed through a lot of short fiction and continued to nurture my interest in speculative fiction by women, but here are some of my highlights.
I got a flood of book recommendations when I asked for some on Facebook early in the new year. I’ve read a few and here are the reviews so far!
Having never read even one book about Iceland before, this year I have read two historical fiction novels set in Iceland.
You know it’s going to be an exciting novel when it wins awards for fantasy, science fiction and horror all at once! American Gods is a modern-day mythic tale by Neil Gaiman. All I want to do here is take a look at the novel’s intriguing premise.
We’ve just arrived back from 10 days on the Mornington Peninsula, thanks to a generous friend from church who lent us her family’s holiday house. Hence the lack of blogtivity! It’s the first real holiday we’ve had in years. Trips to Europe and Africa are exciting and spending time with […]
Christian publishing houses are coming out with their own vampire literature. “Thirsty” comes out later this year with cover artwork that looks suspiciously familiar. Putting aside the obvious cynicism that all the writer / publishers are doing is cashing in on the success of Twilight, stop and think for a […]