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The ‘Mighty’ Book Haul

What started on twitter when I stumble across a couple of new writers—Vivien Chen and Suleikha Snyder—and followed them, then became a hunt for their work online, obviously, to buy. And then? I went kind of crazy. I blame it on lockdown, lockup, locked-in, and having a credit card burning a hole in my purse. […]

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Day #86: Ways to Support Authors

Most book lovers already support their favour authors, one way or another. But here are a few more ways in which you can show your support. Obviously, the most important way is, of course, to buy their books. But also, maybe once a month, try a different author too. Buy a random book, even if […]

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Day #84: Books, Books, Books

Oh, and don’t we just love discovering new books and their authors! Well, I know I do. And since reviving Book Blurb and starting the Martian Chronicle, I’ve been rooting around the world wide web looking to see what’s up and coming, what’s just been released, and trawling twitter for the same. And I am […]

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Day #65: How to Bee

I finally started a new book this morning after not being able to settle enough to read, these last couple of months. The YA sci-fi themed book, How To Bee, is written by my online friend, Bren MacDibble (@macdibble). An ex-pat New Zealander living in Australia. I’ve read her work on and off for a […]

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Today’s Aside: WWW of Books

This weekly meme is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. And is open to anyone to participate. I haven’t really done one of these in aggggggges. Mostly because I haven’t been in the reading mood. You would think with all this time on our hands we’d be reading every minute of […]