Monthly Archives: January 2014

Any One Book: Carrie by Stephen King

Ok, I have a bit of a confession to make…..I actually picked up Carrie and read it before I even announced it was the next Any One Book.

It was always my intention to have it as book of the month, but I was too intrigued and couldn’t hold off any more. So I thought I would leave it a while to actually post my review of it, otherwise the whole thing would have been over in a couple of days.

I didn’t know Carrie was King’s first published full-length novel until I read the introduction to the book. The difference in his writing style between Carrie and Misery was overwhelmingly evident, but it was still quite addictive. Continue reading


Any One Book #17

Happy new year everyone!

I hope 2014 will be an amazing year for you!

Anyway, here’s the first Any One Book of the year and I hope it’s something you’ll enjoy. Continue reading


Any One Book: A Dance with Dragons 2: After the Feast by George R.R. Martin

Despite the very real possibility of having to wait several years before the next instalment comes out, I am glad to finally get this book done with.

As you may know from previous posts I’ve been unhappy with the last book and a half, it felt as if martin had lost his way, but the second half of book five has set him upon the path of redemption. The writing was excellent and there was much more development with the story, even if he is starting to introduce way too many points of view. Continue reading