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Last day to get my books free (for all E-readers)

I’ve gone quite cross-eyed with promotions this week, having to rely mostly on Twitter.  This has not been ideal for obvious reasons, Twitter being a flood of ads that produces no results at all except perhaps a few more follows … Continue reading

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The Shrinking Singularity that is my Local Library

I haven’t been to my local library for years.  I stopped going because I could never find anything to read.  There were a few new books on display but never anything I actually wanted to read.  The shelves themselves remained … Continue reading

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Dear 2016, What do you mean 2017 is going to be worse?

Trending on Twitter earlier this week was a “Dear 2016” line (not actually a hashtag).  One of the saddest was someone asking 2016 not to take Carrie Fisher, which it then promptly did, along with her mother.  The general idea … Continue reading

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Review: Terror and Wonder ~ The Gothic Imagination (British Library Exhibition)

I love looking at old books – really, really OLD books – and original handwritten manuscripts covered with scribbles.  The British Library does this sort of exhibition well.  I’ve previously enjoyed the Sci-Fi exhibition (back in the days when entry … Continue reading

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TRANSFERENCE is published!

I’m too exhausted to say more except that by golly, you can learn a lot in a year….. http://www.amazon.com/Transference-Fleet-Quintet-ebook/dp/B00CYK4NZ2/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1369388622&sr=1-1  

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Book Review: The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

I first read this soon after it came out, directly after rereading The Shadow of the Wind.  I think this was possibly a mistake as Shadow then effectively overshadowed The Angel’s Game when it should be allowed to stand in … Continue reading

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