This short story had one of my favourite settings in the entire Kisses and Curses collection. It’s a small pub in Wales, with a couple that are kind of the worst owners / bosses. Although completely expected for this setting.
I haven’t read this series yet, or the book from which these deleted scenes come from. There are three excerpts that didn’t quite make it into the book, but they give you an idea about what kind of story you are going to get when reading Broken Hearts, Fences and Other Things to Mend.
I’ve been wanting to read Sherlock Holmes for ages. After all, there are a lot of TV shows and genres that I absolutely adore. And, I really wasn’t in the slightest bit disappointed. Actually, I found a more comprehensive collection of Sherlock Holmes tales which I bought after reading the first few pages of this book. There is a great lyrical flow of words, a great journey upon which to be bought and I just love how at the end of each tale, there is a grand reveal.
Duration: 21st June – 20th September Number of books: 23 Hosted by: Crazy Challenge Connection I’ve always loved music and enjoy that there’s a genre/style of music for every occasion or mood. This could have turned into a “history of music” lesson, but instead, I’ve included very basic definitions of some of the most popular music styles. Even…
Duration: 20th June – 22nd September Number of books: 15 Hosted by: Bookworm Bitches June 21- National Selfie Day Read a book with a character that reminds you of yourself or makes you reflect on yourself – The Twilight Before Christmas by Christine Feehan June 27- PTSD Day Read a book about a difficult topic or has a stressful…
This short story had such a great, traditional fairy tale feel to it. I’ve been reading a bit of Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen lately, and it would sit right in amongst all of their tales. The twisting, convoluted tale. And the ways in which this teaches a lesson, of some kind at the very end. The final twist is also exactly what I would expect from a Brothers Grimm fairy tale.
I’m fascinated by alternate histories. And although this is a fantasy spin on an alternate history, it’s still a really fun read. And fits that little niche that fascinates me nicely. This is based in World War II and provides a point at which the Crewel World splits off from our reality. As someone who hasn’t read Crewel yet, I don’t quite understand how yet. But the introduction to this divergence was brilliant.
I really liked this story. I loved the incorporation of Van Helsing and Bram Stoker into a modern day horror tale. The fast pace and Micheline’s terrifying past all help to create a slightly terrifying world and a hunt where the stakes are as high as they can possibly be. Actually, this really inspired me to buy and read Dracula, since it features so heavily within the storyline and construction of Micheline’s world.
I have been watching a bit of Grey’s Anatomy this week. It’s good fluff while I’m studying. And something struck me with Season 10… where I’m up to at the moment. The way the writers dealt with a gay couple with a child breaking up. Although there is plenty of room for nasty drama… and…
This book was a really good journey. I had no idea what to expect from it, since I haven’t seen the movie. But it was a great tale, and I can see why it was made into a movie in the first place. It kind of had everything. Including a happy, hope for the future ending.