Catch up and yet more reading recs

November’s various duties have been put behind me – thanks to everyone who turned up at the WS events. Also a huge thank you to the organisers of Novacon, where I was treated royally. It’s a great convention (longest running local con I think) and there was some excellent programming, including a fascinating lecture on […]

Reading Recs and the New Epics

A long-overdue bit of bloggery for one reason or another, but time to run down on some more good stuff I’ve read, starting with Sequels Corner. Recommending sequels is always a bit of an oddity. Did you like [Book 1]? In which case you’ll probably like this one approximately more or less as much. However, […]

Recommended Reading

First of all, out of a very strong field (see posts passim), Colson Whitehead took this year’s Arthur C Clarke award for his Underground Railway, which is a thought-provoking and powerful read. Definitely check it out, as well as the other fine books on the shortlist. It’s been too long, Clarkes aside, since I wrote a post […]

Long-delayed Book recommendation Post Title Here!

The problem with putting off a post recommending good books is that you keep reading more good books and it all gets on top of you. I have, therefore, absolutely let some cracking books slip me mind, but I’m going to do my damndest to recommend some damn things here. First, though, it is that […]

Other People’s Trumpets

I figure I’ve talked enough about how I’m shortlisted for the Gemmell Legend Award and desperately need every vote I can get so I want to highlight some excellent stuff I’ve read recently. I’ve been on something of a reading spree , mostly because I’ve been travelling around and that tends to give me more […]