Insomnia by Stephen King – A Book Review

Blurb: You’ll lose a lot of sleep . . . Ralph does. At first he starts waking up earlier. And earlier. Then the hallucinations start – the colours, shapes and strange auras. Not to mention the bald doctors who always turn up at the scene of a death. That’s when Ralph begins to lose a…… Continue reading Insomnia by Stephen King – A Book Review

Babylon’s Ashes by James S. A. Corey – An Audiobook Review

Blurb: A revolution brewing for generations has begun in fire. It will end in blood. The Free Navy – a violent group of Belters in black-market military ships – has crippled the Earth and begun a campaign of piracy and violence among the outer planets. The colony ships heading for the 1,000 new worlds on…… Continue reading Babylon’s Ashes by James S. A. Corey – An Audiobook Review

Small Press/Indie Publisher Spotlight

I’ve recently been thinking about the publishing world and how many books I have enjoyed that have been published by small, independent publishers. After all, my own book was published by a small publisher that has, sadly, since gone out of business. The aim of this series of posts over the coming weeks and hopefully…… Continue reading Small Press/Indie Publisher Spotlight

Viking: Odinn’s Child by Tim Severin

Blurb: Our story begins in the year 1001 and the toddler, Thorgils Leiffson, son of Leif the Lucky and Thorgunna, arrives on the shores of Brattahlid in Greenland to be brought up in the foster care of a young woman – Gudrid. Thorgils is a rootless character of quicksilver intelligence and adaptability. He has inherited…… Continue reading Viking: Odinn’s Child by Tim Severin

My Most Disappointing/Unenjoyable Reads of the Past Few Years

This list will most likely be a strange one for a lot of people reading this. Mostly because, each and every one on here has a big fan following and, for some reason, I just couldn’t get on with it. I’ll do what I did for my most loved books post by posting the cover,…… Continue reading My Most Disappointing/Unenjoyable Reads of the Past Few Years

The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher – A Book Review

Blurb: When Mouse’s dad asks her to clean out her dead grandmother’s house, she says yes. After all, how bad could it be? Answer: pretty bad. Grandma was a hoarder, and her house is stuffed with useless rubbish. That would be horrific enough, but there’s more – Mouse stumbles across her step-grandfather’s journal, which at…… Continue reading The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher – A Book Review

{Blog Tour} Re-Coil by J. T. Nicholas – A Book Review

Swords and Spectres happens to be the stop for the Re-Coil Blog Tour today so sit back, relax and get your appetite whetted for some good old Sci-Fi goodness. Other stops along the way can be found on the following blogs:   Blurb: The Expanse meets Altered Carbon in this breakneck science fiction thriller where immortality is theoretically…… Continue reading {Blog Tour} Re-Coil by J. T. Nicholas – A Book Review