Book #14 – A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1 (George R. R. Martin)

Wow. I seriously cannot think of another word that could possibly describe the first book in this brilliant series created by George R. R. Martin. It has been a very, very long time since I have read something so intricately created, with every aspect of a whole world described in such detail. Every individual in […]

Book #8 – The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Alan Bradley)

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie taunted me from the bookshop shelves, with its attractive cover and intriguing name. I’d never heard of Alan Bradley – and no wonder, at seventy years of age this was his first novel. I didn’t resist for long – afterall, I do tend to judge books by their […]