Tuesday, April 30, 2013

30 books in 30 days challenge

There's a challenge on one of the groups I'm on over on Goodreads to clear a certain number of books off your to read list before the end of June. Since I read so much someone challenged me to read 30 this month (bearing in mind the official highest target is 15+, so 16 or more). I accepted, so here are the books I read for it:

1. The Warrior's Way (Pre-Aztec Series, #3) by Zoe Saadia ~ marked as to read on February 12th 2013, read on April 1st 2013.
2. Unicorn On Speed Dial by Jeanette Cottrell ~ marked as to read on March 9th 2013, read on April 2nd 2013.
3. Looking For Alaska by John Green ~ Marked as to read on March 31st 2013, read on April 3rd 2013.
4. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 4th 2013.
5. Ice Country (Country Saga, #2) by David Estes ~ marked as to read on January 15th 2013, read on April 5th 2013.
6. Blue Hearts Of Mars by Nicole Grotepas ~ marked as to read on March 31st 2013, read on April 6th 2013.
7. The Lord Of The Rings (The Lord Of The Rings, #1-3) by J.R.R. Tolkien ~ marked as to read on June 15th 2012, read on April 10th 2013.
8. Family: An Apocalyptic Tale by James D. R. Scott ~ marked as to read on February 22nd 2013, read on April 11th 2013.
9. Soul Music (Discworld, #16) by Terry Pratchett ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 11th 2013.
10. Maskerade (Discworld, #18) by Terry Pratchett ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 12th 2013.
11. Life Descending (The Cry Of Havoc, #1) by John Hennessy ~ marked as to read on January 11th 2013, read on April 12th 2013.
12. Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3) by Kim Harrison ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 13th 2013.
13. Ever Fire (A Dark Faerie Tale, #2) by Alexia Purdy ~ marked as to read on January 7th 2013, read on April 14th 2013.
14. Ever Winter (A Dark Faerie Tale, #3) by Alexia Purdy ~ marked as to read on January 7th 2013, read on April 14th 2013.
15. The Golden Compass or Northern Lights (His Dark Materials, #1) by Philip Pullman ~ marked as to read on November 2nd 2012, read on April 15th 2013.
16. Small Gods (Discworld, #13) by Terry Pratchett ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 16th 2013.
17. Lords And Ladies (Discworld, #14) by Terry Pratchett ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 17th 2013.
18. The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2) by Philip Pullman ~ marked as to read on January 2nd 2013, read on April 18th 2013.
19. The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3) by Philip Pullman ~ marked as to read on January 2nd 2013, read on April 19th 2013.
20. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens ~ marked as to read on January 7th 2013, read on April 20th 2013.
21. Nikki Powergloves – A Hero Is Born (Nikki Powergloves, #1) by David Estes ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 21st 2013.
22. Nikki Powergloves And The Power Council (Nikki Powergloves, #2) by David Estes ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 22nd 2013.
23. Nikki Powergloves And The Power Trappers (Nikki Powergloves, #3) by David Estes ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 23rd 2013.
24. Nikki Powergloves And The Great Adventure (Nikki Powergloves, #4) by David Estes ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 24th 2013.
25. Lichgates (The Grrimoire Saga, #1) by S.M. Boyce ~ marked as to read on February 25th 2013, read on April 25th 2013.
26. Interesting Times (Discworld, #17) by Terry Pratchett ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 26th 2013.
27. Jingo (Discworld, #21) by Terry Pratchett ~ marked as to read on December 30th 2012, read on April 27th 2013.
28. Treason (The Grrimoire Saga, #2) by S.M. Boyce ~ marked as to read on February 25th 2013, read on April 28th 2013.
29. A Class Apart (Class Heroes, #1) by Stephen Henning ~ Marked as to read on February 6th 2013, read on April 29th 2013.
30. What Happened In Witches Wood (Class Heroes, #2) by Stephen Henning ~ Marked as to read on February 6th 2013, read on April 30th 2013.

Friday, April 26, 2013

R.I.P. Willow

Rest in peace Willow Moonshadow

November 28th 2004 - April 26th 2013

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Willow got diabetes. It was really bad and Mam wasn't managing to control it, so she decided to put Willow to sleep. It's a shame, but better for Willow than having her suffer.

Sunday, April 07, 2013

A Magical Storm

The Magical Chapters Trilogy, Book 3: A Magical Storm

Genre: Fairy Tales And Fables/Young Adult Fantasy

"There’s something about birthdays that make you think about the past, and now that she’s celebrating her 10th birthday, that’s just what
Paige is doing. But nothing could bring those memories so clearly to the surface better than an uninvited party guest from her past who wont even meet
her gaze. Now Paige’s anger and frustration are threatening to over-power the control she has over her magic; can she learn to control her temper before
it’s too late?"

Published: 7th April 2013.

Available in all formats via Smashwords, and soon via other retailers.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

A-Z book title challenge

There's an A-Z book title challenge going on over on Goodreads, so I joined in. There's officially the entire year to do it, but I've now finished, so here's the list of the books I read for it:

A - Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy M. Montgomery (read in February 2013)
B - The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo (read in January 2013)
C - Chains Of Freedom by Jess Mountifield (read in January 2013)
D - The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson (read in January 2013)
E - Echo by Tempest C. Avery (read in January 2013)
F - Freeblood by Marny Copal (read in January 2013)
G - Grizzly Tales: Gruesome Grown-ups by Jamie Rix (read in January 2013)
H - Horrid Henry Meets The Queen by FrancescaSimon (read in January 2013)
I - In The High Valley by Susan Cooidge (read in January 2013)
J - Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne (read in January 2013)
K - Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo (read in January 2013)
L - Little Joe And The Monster In His Closet by Jesus Garcia Moreno (read in March 2013)
M - Masro Fhin: Homecoming by Robert C. Mason (read in January 2013)
N - Norbert's Nose by Stephan Schaffrath (read in March 2013)
O - Outgrowth Of The Brain by James Field (read in March 2013)
P - Pirated by Jinn Nelson (read in January 2013)
Q - Queen Rider by Alan Davidson (read in March 2013)
R - Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett (read in January 2013)
S - Suffer The Little Children by Jon Le Riche (read in March 2013)
T - The Troll Trap by Rosen Trevithick (read in March 2013)
U - Unicorn On Speed Dial by Jeanette Cottrell (read in April 2013)
V - Value Of Jade by Daniel J Williams (read in February 2013)
W - War And Peace by Leo Tolstoy (read in February 2013)
X - X-Men by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (read in March 2013)
Y - The Young Jaguar by Zoe Saadia (read in March 2013)
Z - Zachary Zombie and the Lost Boy by John H. Carroll (read in January 2013)