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What’s the Best Book You’ve Ever Read? #AmReading

What’s your ‘best book ever’ — this was a question I came across in a reading group. A lot of readers named the Potter series, some listed romance and scifi titles, and the rest came down hard on them, for not appreciating ‘the classics’ and ‘literary’ books. To me, the word ‘best’ is subjective, in…

When #Bookshops Become Extinct, where will you Browse? #amreading

Today I stumbled upon a Clearance sale for books, another bookshop closing down. I bought me a few books, Damon Galgut among them, and then tried to think when I’d bought the last book. Couldn’t remember then, can’t remember now. As I browsed the bookshelves I kept thinking that 50 years from now, this would…

Andrew Leon : Wednesday #Books : The House on the Corner

Today’s Wednesday feature book is The House on the Corner, a children’s fantasy by Andrew Leon. — Elevator pitch: All children dream the improbable; some dream the impossible. What happens when three children stumble into the impossible? Will it bring them together, or will it tear them apart?   Teaser Excerpt:   Before we went out…