Jo’s Book Review – Sacrifice by Sharon Bolton

Title: Sacrifice Author: Sharon Bolton Publication Date: May 27th 2008 Publisher: Minotaur Books Part of a Series?: No, A Standalone Genres: Mystery, Thriller     In this masterful debut that starts off as a mystery and becomes much more, Tora Hamilton is an outsider at her new home on the rocky, wind-swept Shetland Islands, a hundred miles from the northeastern tip of… Continue reading Jo’s Book Review – Sacrifice by Sharon Bolton


Jo’s Book review – Switched by Amanda Hocking 

Title: Switched Author: Amanda Hocking Publication Date: January 3rd 2012 Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin Part of a Series?: Yes, Book 1 of 'Trylle' series Genres:  Young Adult, Fantasy,  Paranormal Romance When Wendy Everly was six-years-old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn't until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have… Continue reading Jo’s Book review – Switched by Amanda Hocking 

Jo’s Book Review – The Host by Stephenie Meyer

Title: The Host Author:  Stephenie Meyer Publication Date:  6 May 2008 Publisher:  Little, Brown and Company Part of a Series?: Book 1 of 'the host' series. Book 2 and Book 3 are yet to release. Genres: Science Fiction, Romance, Thriller, Dystopia       Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species… Continue reading Jo’s Book Review – The Host by Stephenie Meyer

Jo’s TOP 5 book characters

  Hullo peeps! I'm back with another post in my 'Top 5' series. You can find my other Top 5 post here. Today I'm going to tell you bunnies about my absolutely favourite bookish characters. I don't read any one particular genre so they will range from fantasy to contemporary to manga. (It will not,actually) The… Continue reading Jo’s TOP 5 book characters

Interview with Mandy Peterson!

Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice? >Personally, I do not view my writing process as spiritual, but I do think it is therapeutic. As a writer, I get to explore bits the world and its vast experiences through my characters. For example, Vita's story has encouraged me to take a look… Continue reading Interview with Mandy Peterson!