Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 18/6/18

Another Monday! Nothing pithy to say here, except that it looks like rain all week so that means less outdoors exercise and more time reading. Here's what arrived over the last week on the book front (I'm guessing you don't want to see the shoes I bought): The Heartwood Hotel by Kerry McGinnis arrived from... Continue Reading →


REVIEW: A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising by Raymond A. Villareal

In brief: The story of how the vampires (aka Gloamings) took hold, as told by people from the CDC, FBI and secret organisations. The good: I love how it combines medical, legal and crime with sci-fi. The not-so-good: The ending is a bit ambiguous for me. Why I chose it: I have never, ever heard... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Calypso by David Sedaris

In brief: David Sedaris is back with new stories on family, getting older and feeding tumours to turtles. The good: Hilarious as always. The not-so-good: David, you can't get old! Why I chose it: Many thanks to Hachette for the copy, which I started reading approximately 2 seconds after opening. Year: 2018 Pages: 259 Publisher:... Continue Reading →

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