Book Review: Let The Dead Speak, Jane Casey’s Twistiest Mystery Yet

Let The Dead Speak by Jane Casey Unpicking her twistiest crime scene yet, Maeve Kerrigan is back – and she’s had a promotion. At the end of 2015, the book I wanted to read didn’t seem to exist. There seemed to be a lack of crime novels with ambitious young heroines as protagonists, though there were … More Book Review: Let The Dead Speak, Jane Casey’s Twistiest Mystery Yet

Hearing the Voice: Storytelling with Juliet Conlin

“Subject your senses – all five of them – to a wide range of different experiences. Challenge your preferences and dare to be uncomfortable. I think that if we always stay inside a narrow comfort zone, this weakens our ability to perceive and understand the world around us. Make your brain work!” … More Hearing the Voice: Storytelling with Juliet Conlin

Book Review: OK so I read The Game by Neil Strauss

  The Game by Neil Strauss They say “Don’t hate the player, hate The Game.” But after reading Strauss’ Number One Best Seller, it’s clear the player’s got problems too   When I’ve had a tipple too many, I have a habit of buying everything on my Amazon wishlist. Sometimes I catch it in time to cancel … More Book Review: OK so I read The Game by Neil Strauss

6 Books To Challenge The Way You Think About Thinking

If you’re like me and you chase that feeling where it’s like an author has just bitchslapped your brain with a brilliant idea, when you can feel your hair stand on end because you *just never thought of it that way before*, or when your whole world turns into a warm ball of goo because everything has been tilted on its axis and you barely know up from down anymore then here are six non-fiction books for you (fiction recommendations coming soon). … More 6 Books To Challenge The Way You Think About Thinking

Book Review: Dark Matter, the Mind-Twisty Must-Read from Blake Crouch

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch A genius work of speculative suspense fiction, a thrilling love story, an intimate action adventure from the author of Wayward Pines Have you ever wondered: ‘what if?’ As in, what if you ate the apple instead of the cake? What if you never went to that pub that night? What if … More Book Review: Dark Matter, the Mind-Twisty Must-Read from Blake Crouch

Books vs. Films: a love/hate relationship with ‘creative license’

Later this year (actually right around my birthday), a new Tim Burton film is coming out. Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiars. Based on the Ransom Riggs hit 2011 novel, ‘Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children’, there’s reason to be excited. I loved those books. The first I downloaded in an airport, not expecting much, but … More Books vs. Films: a love/hate relationship with ‘creative license’

Book Review: After the Fire, Maeve Kerrigan Returns in Jane Casey’s Latest Mystery

    After the Fire by Jane Casey Mysteries lie within mysteries in Jane Casey’s sixth Maeve Kerrigan novel… but was it arson, an accident, or murder?   It was twitter that introduced me to Jane Casey and the Maeve Kerrigan series – a turn of good fortune I’ve celebrated since opening the first page … More Book Review: After the Fire, Maeve Kerrigan Returns in Jane Casey’s Latest Mystery