Urban Nightmare. It wasn’t a prompt that inspired me, until I combined it with #30DaysWild! Thank you to the team at Write Edit Publish, for continuing to promote this bimonthly feast of flash fiction. You can see other offerings at
The Seed Savers series by Sandra Smith has been one of my joys to read over the last few years. I didn’t really understand Sandy’s use of the Bible as a teaching method in book 1, but now I realise
Q is a book from Net-galley that comes out on Thursday. Looking through other reviews I think the original title was Master Class, which is easier to see on a list, but is not as original, or as mysterious. I
Leaves of Fall is a dystopian novella by Patricia Lynne, and I may have received a copy for its launch last year. The author has rebranded and is now writing as Patricia Josephine, and but the book is still on
Doggerland relates to the land under the North Sea, off the coast of East Anglia, where the Dogger Bank forms a great sand spit of relatively shallow water, sometimes exposed at low tide. Once there was a vast tract of
Ivon releases this week, and I would like to thank the RedDoor Publishing and NetGalley for the ARC. The blurb intrigued me! Ivon by Michael Aylwin The year is 2144, and the world is powered by sport – politically and practically.
It’s a zombie technothriller Flashback Friday this month, since I couldn’t find anything more savoury involving night-time. Flashback Friday gives a second outing to posts you liked, but maybe didn’t get the attention they deserved when they first came out.
Daemon has been hanging around near the top of my TBR for years. Poor Doug Dandridge has had to wait over 5 years for me to review his book, and I bet I got it in an offer of some
Tails of Dystopia is a companion volume to Tails of the Apocalypse, which I enjoyed very much indeed. This second set of animal-protagonist science fiction/dystopia short stories is as good as the first. Since some of the stories in the
Equus was a book I received from LibraryThing, as part of their first reads initiative. It is nothing to do with Equus the play. But it is Latin for ‘horse’. Equus Ed. by Rhonda Parrish There’s always something magical about
It’s Flashback Friday again, and this one comes from 2014. I find it increasingly difficult to find posts for Friday flashback flash fiction – I suppose two years ago seems so ‘new’ to me! But before we do that, you
The trouble with not doing your book review straight after reading the book is that sometimes you don’t do it for months. And that means sometimes you’ve forgotten what the book was about. The up side of this, is that
Yes, it’s Halloween, in case you hadn’t noticed. This week Chuck Wendig picked out the frenzy surrounding Ebola, and asked us to freak people out with disease. “1000 words of flash fiction. It should be horror. It should feature disease