Month: January 2013

Silkskin and the Forest Dwellers/Lord of Shalott Novella Reviews

Silkskin and the Forest Dwellers/Lord of Shalott Novella Reviews

Silkskin and the Forest Dwellers/Lord of Shalott, Jay Mountney, Smashwords, 2012, Ebook price: $2.99 US. I was given a free copy of Jay Mountney’s Silkskin and the Forest Dwellers months back but with finishing university and a new job, I scarcely had time to read,…

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

By now most nerds worth their ‘nerdier than thou’ badges will have seen this film. Is the first part of The Hobbit worthy of the accolade of Star Wars prequel level awful (which by the way isn’t that bad in my opinion as I shamelessly…

Novels in Verse 2013 Reading Challenge

Novels in Verse 2013 Reading Challenge

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http://bornbookish.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/novels-in-verse-reading-challenge-sign.html?spref=tw

I am signing up for Haiku (reading and reviewing 1-4 verse novels). I haven’t had the chance to read a lot of verse novels before, but the ones I have read I have liked. Especially the ones by Dorothy Porter. I am open to verse novel suggestions but I will kick off the challenge with Porter’s Akhenaten. It has been on my to read list for an age and is also speculative fiction.

Feel free to participate on your own blog or engage in discussion of chosen books in the comments. The only thing better than reading a good book is sharing it!

VERSEDAY #1 – THE CYBIL NOMINEES FOR POETRY

VERSEDAY #1 – THE CYBIL NOMINEES FOR POETRY

A great opportunity for readers to embrace modern poetry, find new mediums and collect some goodies!