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Monthly Archives: December 2017

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada: Review

I don’t know why but when you mix science and literature it almost always creates something fun and fabulous. Emily Suvada’s ‘This Mortal Coil’ is no exception and this sci-fi take on a futuristic post-apocalyptic world had me hooked. Title: This Mortal Coil Author: Emily Suvada Publication date: November 2017 Pages: by Simon Pulse Blurb: Catarina Agatta is a hacker. She can cripple mainframes and crash through firewalls, but that’s not what makes her special. In Cat’s world, people are implanted with technology to recode their DNA, allowing them to change their bodies in any way they want. And Cat happens to be a gene-hacking genius. That’s no…

The people of Bookstagram – December 2017

This post is a little different to some of my usual chatter but is probably a great deal more important. If you’re thinking about joining #bookstagram but aren’t sure where to start it’s important to find the most active and helpful members of the community. There are the @PaperFury’s and @BookSugar’s of the world and  you’ll find them, most likely, without too much hunting. Today I’m interested in shedding some light on the up-and-comers, the friendly faces of the everyday, online, bookish community. I’d like to introduce you all to some of my favourite bookstagrammers. Some of these lovely people deserve far…

The Sunshine Blogger Award

I’ve never participated in a book tag on my blog so today marks an important first! I was tagged by the lovely Helen (watchingsparksreviews.wordpress.com) first and then by Moon on Twitter, (moonkestrelblog.wordpress.com) so I’ve been extremely fortunate! That means I get DOUBLE QUESTIONS! The Rules: The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to bloggers who are creative, positive, and inspiring. Once nominated, the blogger is required to write a post in which they: Thank the person(s) who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog. Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you. Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11…