Children of Blood and Bone

There is a delightful flow to the book. It dances around the perspectives of the main protagonists to weave a rich tapestry of intrigue. The tension slowly builds throughout the book, just when you think you know what is going to happen, then narrative twists and the turns again, and again. It is a majestic piece of story telling, a wonderfully written and engaging story that will delight you. 

Mistborn

I am not what you would call a reader, or at least not what I would call a reader. So much so, that there is an entire section of my blog that was dedicated to encouraging myself to read. For a while I was writing reviews for the books I had assigned myself to read.... Continue Reading →

Reading: Unveiled by Alan Smith

Well look at me I finished another book – woohoo!! Very different from Elmore Leonard’s collection of short stories, Unveiled is a Christian book on “The transforming power of God’s presence and voice”. I actually bought the book about a year ago. The author Alan Smith was a pastor at a large church in a... Continue Reading →

Reading? Yeah, about that …..

Last year, when embarking on this conscious journey to become better / more / whatever the word should be, I made the declaration that not only was I going to make myself read more in 2013, but I was going to write about what I had read. When I initially thought about this catch up... Continue Reading →

Day 2 oberservations

Some other random thoughts from day of our cruise 2 that didn't quite fit in the journal post.   Day 2 observation 1 – the side effects of reading When I read something that I enjoy, I start to think along the same patterns as the author writes. Words appear, appropriately, that are usually far from my... Continue Reading →

Wild at Heart; John Eldridge

Wild at Heart; John Eldridge Well I finally finished my 2nd book. My men’s group were / are using this book for our current study. The book is extremely powerful, it is one that I need to return to at least 1 more time. If you receive it correctly it will get in your junk,... Continue Reading →

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