A list of books I’ve read so far this year and what I thought of them.
This is one of my pet peeves as a reader, when an author doesn’t trust the readers intelligence and must make sure you don’t miss any important plot points. I remember it very clearly in one of Dan Browns books. I can’t remember which one as he is not an author I like to go […]Read more "More useless advice from an unpublished author – plot sign posting"
Well this is not a problem for everyone, but I tend to read a lot of blogs that carry reviews of books. These blogs make the books sound so good I must buy them. I used to make a to read list, but I’ve given up on that as the list is too big. I […]Read more "The problem with following blogs."
I have recently realised I am not reading enough. Normally I read loads of books a year. I had started my usual annual re-read of the Harry Potter Books at the start of the summer and by now I would be finished however I am on book six. I would love to say it’s because […]Read more "Not enough time to read"
I’m finding it hard to find interesting traditional published books. Publishers either play it safe or you must be a celebrity. Two recent traditional published books I read were real disappointment. Seventh Son, which was turned in to a film was a complete drag. It’s normally the sort of book I love. In fact, it’s […]Read more "Indi publishing coming to the rescue of readers?"
Just started my annual re- read of the Harry Potter books. Actually I’m lying at the time of writing this I’m on book two by the time I post I could be on book three. Anyway this year I have started with this special book. The illustrations are amazing. Although I love my kindle, books […]Read more "Started my annual re-read of Harry Potter"
I have a confession, I’m a little embarrassed to be publicly admitting it, and I do feel very bad about it. I have not been reading your blogs recently. Well I’ve read a few, but not many. Writing my book has really taken off recently and keeping posting on my own blog takes time. Then […]Read more "Confessions of a blogger"