April is Poetry month and this year to celebrate we have collecting poems at the branches for a Poet Tree. Poems will be read at the Brodie Resource Library on the 23rd of April at 7pm. Whether it's your poem or a work from someone else, we'd loved to see the words that have... Continue Reading →
Chuck Wendig's The Blue Blazes caught my eye a while ago. I mean, how could it not with a summary like this: Meet Mookie Pearl. Criminal underworld? He runs in it. Supernatural underworld? He hunts in it. Nothing stops Mookie when he's on the job. But when his daughter takes up arms and opposes him,... Continue Reading →
Question 1: What essential tool is required to bring a Union Pacific freight train, with a potential weight of 1.2 million pounds to an unplanned and unexplained, grinding halt? Answer: a single red Sharpie of course. Question 2: How do you convince the Under-Secretary of Illustration and Design at the Smithsonian Institute that you are... Continue Reading →
To start off this review, I have to say, OH MY GOD, I freaking love Tina Fey. My unconditional love aside I want to talk about Bossypants. I had this autobiography recommended to me by a really good friend two years ago when the book was first published. I can now look back and think... Continue Reading →
New Zealand born fantasy writer and podcaster Philippa (Pip) Ballantine is the author of the Books of the Order and the Shifted World series. She is also the co-author with her husband Tee Morris of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences novels. Her awards include an Airship, a Parsec, the Steampunk Chronicle Reader’s Choice, and a... Continue Reading →
We have another in our exclusive author interview series. We will be blogging our interview with Philippa Ballantine, author of Geist and the Ministry of Peculiar Occurances series, next Wednesday the 12th of March.