Tag: neil gaiman

2019 Locus Award Winners and Other Bookish News

Missed this series? Don’t worry, I’ve got lots of bookish news to share this week! -The 2019 Locus Award Winners have been announced! Click here to see the list. –9 New Books coming out in July. –Elizabeth Acevedo wins the Carnegie Medal, becomes the first writer of color to win the award. Acevedo is Dominican-American and won for her children’s book, The Poet X. -Fresh … Read More 2019 Locus Award Winners and Other Bookish News

Happy Release Day to War Storm and Other Bookish News

* War Storm by Victoria Aveyard is out today and I can’t wait to find out how the Red Queen series concludes! Check out the blurb for the book here. * Parade Magazine has put together a list of “The Top 25 Hottest Books of Summer”. I’m most intrigued by A Study in Honor by Claire O’Dell and The President is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton … Read More Happy Release Day to War Storm and Other Bookish News

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Neverwhere

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman Under the streets of London there’s a place most people could never even dream of. A city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, knights in armour and pale girls in black velvet. This is the city of the people who have fallen between the cracks. Richard Mayhew, a young businessman, is going to find out more than enough about … Read More Neverwhere

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An Evening With Neil Gaiman in Review

In an effort to become a better writer, I’ve been doing a lot of things lately that are kind of outside my comfort zone: 1. I joined a writer’s group. I’m still not sure why they like me, but I’ve spent enough time around horses to know not to look a gift horse in the mouth! 2. I went to a writer’s conference. Which … Read More An Evening With Neil Gaiman in Review

My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me

My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me by Kate Bernheimer Michael Cunningham, Francine Prose, Aimee Bender, Kelly Link, Jim Shepard, and more than thirty other extraordinary writers celebrate fairy tales in this thrilling new volume. Inspire by everything from Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” and “The Little Match Girl” to Charles Perrault’s “Bluebeard” and “Cinderella” to the Brothers Grimm’s “Hansel … Read More My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me

Fragile Things

Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night . . Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams—and nightmares . . . In a Hugo Award–winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England . . . These … Read More Fragile Things

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Blog Posts That Give the Best Picture of You

This week’s TTT covers ten blog posts (on your blog!) that give the best picture of you as a reader and/or a person. As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. I feel a little awkward with this one, as I’m writing a big ‘ol braggo post (but that is kind of sort of what blogging is, yes?) 1. My Extended … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Blog Posts That Give the Best Picture of You

American Gods

American Gods by Neil Gaiman Released from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. His wife has been killed; a mysterious stranger offers him a job. But Mr. Wednesday, who knows more about Shadow than is possible, warns that a storm is coming — a battle for the very soul of America . . . and they are in its direct path. My … Read More American Gods

Make Good Art

My friend showed me this today and it was too good not to share. Make good art ❤ (source)