Top 10 Tuesday (#16) – best books I read in 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish, where the writers, like me, are particularly fond of lists.  This week’s topic is…top 10 books I read in 2013. This is a tough one, since I read a lot of great books, and this list will probably change right…

Book review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Memory, myth, fairytales and a child’s imagination come together in Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane. A sweeping novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is both a children’s book and an adult’s tale. A middle-aged man returns to the place he grew up for a family funeral. In…

Top Ten Tuesday (#11) – books I wish could have had sequels

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish, where the writers, like me, are particularly fond of lists.    This week’s topic is…top 10 books I wish could have had sequels (they were complete stories but you just could have read more and more about these characters or…

The Sunday Post (#13)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, a post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. I’ve been a bit…

Book review: Fortunately, the Milk… by Neil Gaiman

The first time I read a children’s book by Neil Gaiman (Coraline) I was left terrified, the second time (The Graveyard Book) slightly sad. While I loved Coraline and The Graveyard Book, the third time really has proved lucky – Fortunately, the Milk… is a charming book which had me giggling at every sentence. Mum…