This cover, you guys. This. Cover. I haven't read this book yet, but I can't express how much I'm gonna. Inspired by Norse mythology, Forged in Blood and Lightning is the first book in the Descendants of Thor series, and it couldn't look more amazing. Featuring Vampires, Witches and the descendants of Norse Gods, Forged in Blood and Lightning… Continue reading New Fantasy Release: Forged in Blood and Lightning – by S.A. Ashdown
This is an argument for the ages. Literally, it will go on for ages, because we just can’t stop fighting about it. Which is better: real books or e-readers? Twenty years ago we had nothing to fight over, but since the first e-book went live, we have a tussle at every opportunity. I like hardbacks,… Continue reading The 8 Things We Love About Real Books AND E-Readers
Accents are humanity’s craziest inventions. We craft our own languages, then some clever-clogs decides to start pronouncing the words all funny for some reason. That, ladies and gents, is my best guess for how the Scottish accent came to be. Probably Welsh, too. And maybe Texan. In the books we read, accents are an important… Continue reading Accents in Books: What Can Go Wrong?
We’re all busy people with lives to live. Jobs to despair through, plants to water and seven different meals to prepare for three children. For many of us there aren’t a lot of hours in the day to spare for recreation, but reading is worth making the effort for. As well as making us smarter,… Continue reading 4 Ways to Make Time for Reading
We all have that one friend who doesn’t read books. Madness, is what it is. It starts off as one of their bad habits that quickly becomes stubborn refusal when people say to them “what do you mean you don’t read books?” The judgement is real, so instead of succumbing to the shame, these… Continue reading 5 Ways to Convert Your Friends Who Don’t Read Books