Liz Currently Loves….Murder by Sarah Pinborough

Publication Date: May 1st 2014 from Jo Fletcher Books. Thank you SO much to all concerned for the advance reading copy. It meant I didnt have to commit murder myself… Dr. Thomas Bond, Police Surgeon, is still recovering from the event of the previous year when Jack the Ripper haunted… Continue reading

Featured: Post Apocalyptic Fiction. Guest Post by Dean Crawford. There is something uniquely interesting about post-apocalyptic stories, and I think that it’s the universal fear that we all share of our insignificance before the world around us. In our modern societies, provided with food and warmth and shelter to the extent that we never need to worry about… Continue reading

Featured: Dystopian Fiction. Guest Post by Sharon Sant. Dystopian fiction and Runners   The Oxford dictionary defines dystopia as: ‘an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. The opposite of Utopia.’   Unpleasant and bad are the tools of many a writer’s trade, and so the… Continue reading

Why We Read – Guest Post by Olga Godim.

Today in the ongoing feature “Why We Read” I welcome good BookLikes buddy Olga to the blog. If you would like to know more about Olga, visit her site or her BookLikes page.   I want to meet an angel   By Olga Godim   I write… Continue reading

Look Who’s Back! A merciless satire indeed…

Thank you to the author and publisher for the review copy. Summer 2011. Berlin. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of ground, alive and well. Things have changed – no Eva Braun, no Nazi party, no war. Hitler barely recognises his beloved Fatherland, filled with immigrants and run by… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves…After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman.

Publication Date: April 2014 from Faber and Faber. Thank you to the author and publisher for the beautiful advanced reading copy. When Felix Brewer meets nineteen-year-old Bernadette ‘Bambi’ Gottschalk at a Valentine’s Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his… Continue reading

Author Interview – Alison Taft. Shallow Be Thy Grave.

I recently read two novels by Alison Taft featuring main protagonist Lily Appleyard and I thought they were terrific, so I asked Alison a few questions and here is what she had to tell me. Tell me a little bit about how the story started for you.  They say your… Continue reading

Cover your eyes…Bird Box is coming…Interview with Josh Malerman.

So thanks to Kate and Bob of Killer Reads fame I was one of the lucky few to read this early – tomorrow will see it being released on the general population and it really is a most amazing read, one of the best Post Apocalyptic books I have read… Continue reading