A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-fiction by Terry Pratchett

A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-fiction by Terry Pratchett, foreword by Neil Gaiman, Doubleday, ISBN 9780857521224, RRP $54.99 “Terry Pratchett,” writes Neil Gaiman in the foreword to this tome, “is not a jolly old elf at all.” Oh readers, did any of us really think he was? Can anyone read the words of Death […]

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Glory Days magazine issue 8

Glory Days vintage lifestyle magazine, issue 8, RRP $16.90. Buy or subscribe online Yep, Glory Days magazine issue 8 is here and this month the focus is on Americana and country style. Including a Q & A with Dolly Parton. Dolly Parton! There’s an eclectic mix of articles this month, covering country music, interior design/deco, […]

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The Sunken by S.C. Green

The Sunken by S.C. Green, Grymm & Epic Publishing, available on Amazon. It’s 1830s London. Increasing numbers of dragons are invading the city. King George III is still alive but slowly degenerating into a mad, flesh-eating, blood-sucking monster. Science, art and engineering are the politics, religion and philosophy of the masses and the Royal Society […]

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Shifting Colours by Fiona Sussman

My short review of Shifting Colours by Fiona Sussman from the NZ Herald on Sunday: Shifting Colours by Fiona Sussman (Alison & Busby) A beautiful and emotional story, Shifting Colours takes us back to apartheid South Africa, exploring maternal love and social bonds. Miriam is black and is adopted by the white employers of her […]

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