Monthly Archives: May 2012

Book reading…


Mystery savings at Lulu.com

Dear reader. Are you ready for paper copies of books and you want to save money? If yes, head over to lulu.com: But hurry, the offer is valid for only 3 days!


Author interview – KR Smith

Dear reader, I shall be engaging in a number of interviews with independent authors. May you find these informative, entertaining, and perhaps even inspiring to go out and locate their books! This interview is with author KR Smith. Dear author, can you offer us a little insight into who you are? The adventures of the deliriously happy but slightly insane… What… (more…)


Tales of writing

Dear reader, Today I thought I’d share a few things with you that are off the regular posts that you can find here. A bit more personal, although nothing too revealing (I hope). It’s about characters. And yes, I refer to the characters that appear in some of my books. More precisely the Hilda the Wicked Witch books. In each… (more…)


Indie promotion

Dear reader, How time flies. Again it is Monday, so here is a new Indie Promotion: Tales of Aradia The Last Witch – Volume 1 by L.A. Jones Ebook Short Description: Unknown to the humans who hanged innocent people at the Salem Witch Trials, real witches of the hidden race were slaughtered on the belief that they had betrayed the hiddens to… (more…)


Book review – Retribution Falls

Title: Retribution Falls Author: Chris Wooding Genre: Steampunk Rating:  Welcome aboard the Ketty Jay, and meet its raggedy collection of crew members. The Ketty Jay is an airship, commanded by Darian Frey. Although ‘commanded’ is, especially in the beginning, an overrated word. Frey and his crew are set up to kill the son of an important person, and then half… (more…)


Easons to Launch eReader This Year

May 23rd, 2012 by Nate Hoffelder · via The Digital Reader who in turn got it from Independent.ie.  There’s news this week that some booksellers are going over to the dark side, but there’s also one Irish bookseller that is not. Earlier today Easons, a chain of 40 corporate and franchise bookstores, announced plans to release their own ereader. Details are still scarce on… (more…)


Featured quote

Write your story as it needs to be written. Write it honestly, and tell it as best you can. I’m not sure that there are any other rules. Not ones that matter. – Neil Gaiman


One million e-books for Africa

From the press release: Worldreader (worldreader.org), the non-profit transforming reading in developing countries by distributing digital books to children with limited access to literature, kicked off a campaign today with support from renowned soccer team FC Barcelona (Barça), asking people to help send 1 million e-books to students in sub-Saharan Africa. Using new technology and digital platforms, a $5.00 donation… (more…)


Book review – Gods behaving badly

Yes, another book review. I did a lot of reading on my vacation! Title: Gods behaving badly Author: Marie Phillips Genre: Humour, mythology Rating:  What do do when you are a mythological God and the people who used to believe in you are faltering in their beliefs? Gods behaving badly lets you peek into the life of a house full of… (more…)