The Abomination by Jonathan Holt

Over the weekend I was in the mood for a fast, all-action, conspiracy thriller, set somewhere with an aura of mystery. What luck then that I just happened to have The Abomination awaiting my attention. Or perhaps it was because I had The Abomination waiting for me that I craved such a thing. Maybe the… Continue reading The Abomination by Jonathan Holt

Carnegie Medal Shortlist 2013: Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick

This is probably my favourite of all the Carnegie Shortlist, in that it is the one that most reflects my own personal reading tastes. It's a gorgeously dark and shivery story about love and sacrifice. It moves backwards through time to tell seven interconnected stories, starting in 2073 and ending in a time unknown. I… Continue reading Carnegie Medal Shortlist 2013: Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick