The Book of M by Peng Shepherd

The last few weeks have posed a reading challenge, and part of that has been caused by meeting the right book at the wrong time. As you may already know, I live in the lovely coastal town of Santa Cruz, California. About three weeks ago now, we experienced the most spectacular electrical storm. It was […]

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

So, you know that feeling when you are in a bookstore and by chance you pick up a book that sounds like it will really excite you? Well, so it was for me with Station Eleven. In fact, it fell into that rare category of books that I thought both I and The Husband might […]

The Girl With All The Gifts by M. R. Carey

I have been duped and I really hate that feeling. M.R Carey’s The Girl With All The Gifts is the kind of book that I never and I mean NEVER read. Why? Simply put, it’s a zombie tale and I loathe zombie stories. In my mind, and I really do appreciate that readers everywhere will […]