The Library of Babel | Jorge Luis Borges #ARGshortstory

I decided to tackle Jorge Luis Borges short story The Library of Babel after reading that it was one of the influences on Susanna Clarke when she wrote her recent award winning book, Piranesi. The influence is obvious. A labyrinthine library that contains every single book that could possibly be written (even the books that … Continue reading The Library of Babel | Jorge Luis Borges #ARGshortstory

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty

I am a fan of the Moriarty sisters -  Liane, Nicola and Jaclyn - they have all gone off in different directions, genres and target audiences but the one thing they have in common is thoroughly engaging stories, believable characters and the ability to suck me into their world.Jacyln's previous series that wowed my socks … Continue reading The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J K Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

I had LOTS of doubts about a new Harry Potter.Did we really need a new Harry Potter? Wasn't this just a crass cash grab? Was there anything new to be said about the power of love?As it turns out the answer is yes!Rowling along with Tiffany and Thorne had plenty more to say about the … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J K Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne