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Carole’s Book Alphabet ~ ‘Z’ is for…


‘Zombies’ Ah, zombies. Those things that, if you ask my mother, are black and white and stripey. (We think she may have got them muddled up with zebras, but shhh…) I can’t watch zombie films or TV programmes, they give me nightmares for weeks – even Shaun of the Dead and that’s barely even a…… Continue reading Carole’s Book Alphabet ~ ‘Z’ is for…

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November Reading – 100 Word Reviews


Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Children’s Books, 2009) ~ 5/5* (A perfect research read for my NaNo project too!!) Opening line: I was used to being the hunter. ~ I launched into Ballad without reading it’s predecessor Lament; I loved the Shiver series though so had high hopes. I wasn’t disappointed as I found myself…… Continue reading November Reading – 100 Word Reviews

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My Best Friend Is Georgia Mason (WARNING: some Newsflesh spoilers involved)


You know when you are watching a film, reading a book or watching something on television and a character suddenly reminds you of someone? They have the same accent, their hair is styled the same, they have similar facial features or they have the same habit of checking their reflection as they walk past parked…… Continue reading My Best Friend Is Georgia Mason (WARNING: some Newsflesh spoilers involved)

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What I’m Reading Wednesday (and some snow…)


What I finished: This week I read Mira Grant’s FEED and utterly loved it, much to my own surprise! What I started/Am reading now: I have started reading Betrayals by Lili St. Crow which is the second instalment of her Strange Angels series. It’s been a while since I read book one but I’ve got…… Continue reading What I’m Reading Wednesday (and some snow…)

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Review: FEED by Mira Grant


FEED by Mira Grant Published: Orbit Books, 2010 (Paperback) Length: 571 pages Summary: It is 2024 – twenty years after the Rising which occurred after we managed to cure cancer and the common cold, and, in doing so, created something terrible and new. This infection takes over bodies and destroys minds, replacing everything with the…… Continue reading Review: FEED by Mira Grant