Friday, March 21, 2014

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, by Susanna Clarke

Susanna Clarke is a master of phrasing and evokes mood and emotion with the best writers I've ever read. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is a word-lovers paradise and would be perfect for Anglophiles looking for an alt-history period piece rich with description and fascinating personalities. Having said that, there are two things that may prevent some readers from enjoying this book as much as others.

Monday, January 13, 2014

What the Writers are Reading, Part 2

When a new fan asked me for book recommendations, I realized it's been a while since I've freshened up my reviews, mostly due to the fact that I've been too busy writing to read! Then they asked me a great question: "What are the writers reading?"