Tag Archives: fiction

Letter to Ms Flagg

Dear Ms Flagg, I am writing to you because, well, because I think if a person enjoys something or is affected by something that someone else has put a lot of hard work in to creating, then it is nice … Continue reading

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Children’s fiction

Children’s fiction from 8 up to about 14 simply because then you are trailing into teenage/young adult fiction and that’s a whole different animal. Also anything younger than that and a) it’s not really my range and b) it becomes … Continue reading

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3-in-1 review… the first three novels of the year…

1. Hold On – Alan Gibbons This novel is a rather stark look at a boys suicide and a girls mission to get the vengeance for him she feels he deserves. However it is a very interesting look at how … Continue reading

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Massive – Julia Bell (2002)

It seems as though the books I am choosing to read lately are ‘weight issue’ books, this is more of a what struck my interest at the time in the library as opposed to purposfully seeking out books on this … Continue reading

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Skin – A M Vrettos (2006)

This is so much more than a book about Anorexia. I’m incredibly impressed that this was a first novel, for it showed a stylistic maturity and complexity I might not have expected if I had know when I started it, … Continue reading

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2010 book meme

A book meme ganked from the blog: Books and Movies: http://booksandmovies.colvilleblogger.com Best Book of 2010: Clementine – Sara Pennypacker. Worst Book of 2010: Henrietta the great go getter – Martine Murray. Most Disappointing Book: Cracks – Sheila Kohler (not because … Continue reading

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Top 10 (new to me) reads of 2010

So, a yearly round up if you will. In this instance I am commenting on my top 10 new reads… so in any given instance, whilst another book might have been slightly more favoured, if I have read it before … Continue reading

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