Monthly Archives: October 2016

“Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline

I got home from work one day and my roommate hands me a book. “Do you want this? I’m never going to read it.” And hell, who am I to turn down a free book? I grabbed it and put … Continue reading

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“Thanks for the Trouble” by Tommy Wallach

I have been incredibly lucky in that the last few book I’ve read have been pure genius. Thanks for the Trouble is no exception. I bought this book when I was in Dymocks in Queen St Mall, forever and a day … Continue reading

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“Holding Up the Universe” by Jennifer Niven

Pro Tip: Never ever ever drop your book in the bath tub. Particular not when you are less than 20 pages before the end of a  book that you’ve been reading, pretty much non-stop, for 4.5 hours. Turning waterlogged pages may … Continue reading

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“You’re Never Weird on the Internet (almost)” by Felicia Day

As an aspiring writer (because I can’t actually remember the last time I wrote something that I completely came up with on my own), I am aware of how hard the conversational, stream-of-consciousness writing style is. I’ve tried it many … Continue reading

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“If You Feel Too Much” by Jamie Tworkowski

I’m not entirely sure how to start this post. If You Feel Too Much wasn’t so much a book as it was an experience. How do you explain an experience? Experiences are different for everyone. I suppose I should start with … Continue reading

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“The Awakening” by Kate Chopin

There aren’t many books where my first thought upon finishing is “wow, I wish I could study this book”. But The Awakening is one of them. I originally bought this book after reading Melissa Marr’s story ‘Awakened’ in the Rags & Bones  anthology. As … Continue reading

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“The Boy Who Lost Fairyland” by Catherynne M Valente

You know when a favourite author releases a new short story or novella or even a single damned scene that involves a minor character from a favourite series and you just start squealing all over the place? Yeah, this was … Continue reading

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