Books read in 2020

I won’t go into too much detail here, but it’s always interesting to look back and see what books accompanied me through any given year. I use the Goodreads challenge to keep track. I wrote a bit about that here, and how from now on I’m setting my...

No one is keeping secrets from you.

I get one or two emails or private messages a month on average asking some variation of this question, so I thought I might as well write a blog post about it. Then I can reply to those emails with a simple link. Firstly, if you’re one of those people who have written...

Nostalgia magic.

Reading is a special kind of magic. I think it was Stephen King who called it a “uniquely portable magic”. Books are mystical portals to other worlds, they let us experience being another person, they permit travel without moving. It’s escapism, but...

THE GULP signed paperbacks up for pre-order now.

The Gulp is officially published on January 12th, 2021, which is only 5 weeks away. Exciting times! Most stores are showing pre-order details now, although for some reason Amazon are being a pain in the arse about it and showing the paperback as “Temporary...

Good reading over Goodreads.

Someone posted this on Twitter the other day and it really resonated. Me setting my 2021 goodreads goal pic.twitter.com/msvzN0h3z3 — Tiernan🎄 (@tiernanbe) December 5, 2020 Now, I love Goodreads. It’s primarily a reader space, but I’m an avid reader too,...