Get Nrdly Free Trial Built with Nrdly


Beast-Laid Plans chapter one excerpt Beaufort Scales cozy mystery dragons kim m watt

Reading Aloud from Beast-Laid Plans

Reading chapter three of ‘Beast-Laid Plans’, and the risks of upsetting women of a certain age, especially where there are dragons involved …

reading, self-care, how to kill your family, bella mackie

Serial Killers, Aliens, & Very Angry Zombies

A book chat containing surprisingly few books, but some thoughts about changing reading patterns and book love.

A Crime Wave & the End of the World

An overdue reading chat involving a lot of fun crime fiction, a bit of horror, and the end of the world.

gerald durrell, margaret atwood, caimh mcdonnell, book chat, book reviews

Werewolves, Weddings, Court Politics, & Other Eldritch Horrors

A March reading chat and the delights of dedicated reading time. (Plus the tūī are still hiding …)

Time Travel, Dragonish Carnivals, & Much Murder

My reading so far in 2022, including omelette-loving dragons, horny unicorns, and Irn Bru sausages.

Oddly Enough, short story, risk of sexy armour, humour, fantasy, kim m watt

Reading Aloud: A Risk of Sexy Armour

“You only get to ask for the adventure you want. After that it’s up to the machine.”

A Cover Reveal & Some Good Reading

A Cover Reveal & Some Good Reading

I will admit I’m not a seasonal reader, as that requires organisation. And also that…

June Reading – Space Opera & Alien Life

August Reading – crime, hungry seals, & alien life

So, somehow July got away on me, and here we are in August at the end of August…

reading, caimh mcdonnell, stranger times, artemis, andy weir, lindsay buroker, space opera

Robots, Moon Bases, & Weird News

I have never considered myself a picky reader, exactly. As a kid I certainly wasn’t…