The Fallen Blade – Jon Courtenay Grimwood

This is the first book in The Assassini series and I’m waiting rather impatiently for the next one. Set in “Venice in 1407 where the city’s rulers command the seas and dictate the law, yet they fear assassins more deadly than their own, and their canals running red with blood.” It’s a fabulous story with […]

Teaser Tuesday: Carnal Sin – Allison Brennan

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: * Grab your current read * Open to a random page * Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page * BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what […]

Mixed children’s books – spot the theme

I’ve been making my way through those children’s books I mentioned in a previous post. It’s been fun. I started with Gobbolino The Witch’s Cat by Ursula Moray Williams and found it totally different to my memory. Gobbolino is born a witch’s cat but wants to be a kitchen cat. He is left behind by […]