Inspired by Christopher’s Smith’s Huffington Post article, I resolved to devote a greater part of my 2013 reading list to discovering the classics, or what he defined as “any book that is not a new book, one that merits re-reading, 5, 10, even 100 years or more after its publication”. Granted, that definition still encompassed… Read More The Chronicles of Amber (Corwin Cycle)
This was not a speedy read, nor an easy one. It was however, satisfying to complete, despite the many questions that remained unanswered, even at the end. There was a sense of stillness that permeated the story, the way time seemed to run in slo-mo throughout the book, leaving so much time for characters to… Read More 1Q84
Partials by Dan Wells Dystopian fiction has been seeing a strong climb up the popularity charts ever since The Hunger Games (books) hit the market. I’ve read several volumes of dystopian fiction in the past few years; some (like Santa Olivia) I loved. Some (like Wither), I found wanting. Having enjoyed the John Cleaver thriller… Read More Review: Partials by Dan Wells
I found this book on a trip to the Salvation Army. Its creepy cover called out to me first, and I bought it for 80 cents. (There was a 20% discount that day) I don’t think I’ve actually ever gotten a book for less than a dollar, so, er, this was a first. I’ve never… Read More Review: Why Weeps the Brogan?
It was 1993. I was twelve years old, and venturing into the adult section at the now demolished National Library along Fort Canning. My parents didn’t bring me to the public library often – it was a rare treat when they did. They had deposited me there for a while, and I had but a… Read More Closure at last: Finishing off The Sundered Series