Tag Archives: Fiction

October 2023 book blog

I was reading the print version of Interzone 295 at the beginning of the month, but I can’t find it anywhere – I must have decluttered it. I do remember a stand out story titled ‘Hollywood Animals’ that deserves to … Continue reading

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September 2023 book blog

The month began with ‘Wonder Worlds’ by William F Nolan. Another farewell read, for a book that’s been on my shelves for decades. It’s been a long time since I read these stories, and only a few felt familiar. This … Continue reading

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August 2023 book blog.

Some books have just been there, my entire adult life. The Stand is one of them. Along with ‘IT’, this novel is one of the Stephen King books that I can’t imagine being without. Complete and uncut, this is the … Continue reading

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July 2023 book blog

I finished Babel at the beginning of July, but included my thoughts about it in my June blog.After finishing Babel, I decided to finish reading Interzone 294, which had been hanging around my ‘currently reading’ list for several months. It’s … Continue reading

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May 2023 book blog

It’s nearly the end of June, and I’ve only just got round to this. I blame a rather nasty bout of food poisoning and some stupidly hot weather for me being so out of it recently. So. What did I … Continue reading

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Diary

Monday 4th Pilates am, dentist pm. Tuesday 5th Phone GP, lunch with Alys Wednesday 6th Dr Green @ 10.05 am, photography club AGM pm Thursday 7th Meetup with Julia and Mum Friday 8th Pilates am, St David’s hospital Dr Reese, … Continue reading

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February 2023 book blog

‘The Witch in the Well’ by Camilla Bruce was my Jan / Feb crossover book. I’ve reviewed it separately with its own post. From there, I didn’t move very far away from the Shadow’s of the Apt series by Adrian … Continue reading

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The Witch in the Well – a review by Jeanette Greaves

Thank you to Transworld for the review copy of this book. Getting a review copy of a book usually leads to an interesting experience, because they’re usually by an author I’ve not yet read. This was definitely an interesting experience. … Continue reading

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January 2023 book blog

That thing, where you binge a series of fantasy books, it feels so naughty doesn’t it? Like sitting with a box of chocolates and barely stopping until you hit the next layer. I did that last month with the first … Continue reading

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November 2022 book blog

This was the month that I only read two books. Not even two books, because it was still October when I started to read Ellen Datlow’s collection of Shirley Jackson inspired dark tales, ‘When Things Get Dark.’ Appropriate, I thought, … Continue reading

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