Goodreads Book Tag

I was “tagged” after reading Bentley’s article over at Book Bastion and seeing as I am having a dull day in awaiting the gasman, I thought I would give this a go!

1) What was the last book you marked as “read”?

Joe Abercrombie – Before They Are Hanged

“A character-driven fantasy story that is unequaled in the genre. Gripping, gritty, thrilling and pretty damn awesome.” – Excerpt from my review which can be found here.

2. What are you currently reading?

blackwing  dawn  laok

Ed McDonald – Blackwing
Theodore Brun – A Mighty Dawn
Joe Abercrombie – The Last Argument of Kings


Independent Book April

In the last few months that I have been blogging and book reviewing I have been approached by quite a lot of lesser known, independent and self-published authors to check out their books when I get the time. The writers featured here have all gone out of their way to post or send me some awesome looking, intriguing examples of their work. It is a great feeling getting a heavy parcel through the door and being excited about which book it is, taking in that new book smell, reading the back cover and the dedications – that is a feeling that will never get old, whatever happens to me in the world of blogging. (more…)