Top Ten Tuesday – Monsters that it is difficult to be angry with

Top Ten Tuesday“Top Ten Tuesday” is a feature started by “The Broke and the Bookish“, in which people list their top ten books that match some given criterion. It changes every week, and happens on a Tuesday. Lots (a frankly ridiculous number) of bloggers take part.

This week, the theme is Halloween, without further elaboration. In the spirit of that then, I’ve chosen to list monsters who it is difficult to actually be angry with, regardless of what they do. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday – Monsters that it is difficult to be angry with”

Top Ten Tuesday: Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday“Top Ten Tuesday” is a feature started by “The Broke and the Bookish“, in which people list their top ten books that match some given criterion. It changes every week, and happens on a Tuesday. Lots (a frankly ridiculous number) of bloggers take part.

This week’s topic is auto-buy authors – authors who you automatically buy when a new book comes out because you know it will be worth it. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Auto-Buy Authors”

The Sleeper and the Spindle – Neil Gaiman

The Sleeper And The Spindle, Neil Gaiman, Chris RiddellThis book is beautiful in every way that a book can be – it has gorgeous prose, rich illustrations, and is, in addition, an extremely pleasing physical object. Even the dust-cover is gorgeous, and supports the overall aesthetic. It joins my small collection of books that are almost too beautiful to read.

I didn’t seek it out – I hadn’t even heard of it until it arrived at my doorstep. It came as a present, marking no particular event or anniversary. It was an extremely welcome surprise. Continue reading “The Sleeper and the Spindle – Neil Gaiman”