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The Bookslingers
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Slinging and flinging books on the wild frontiers of Bookland.
Slinging and flinging books on the wild frontiers of Bookland.

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New Blog Post: Book Math: Creepy Schoolgirl Edition - Were you frightened by Picnic at Hanging Rock? (You bloody well should have been. That shiz was craaaaaaazy) But wished that it had more caves and happened in the 1960s?The Golden Day by Ursula DubosarskyThen this Australian melancholy school-girl disappearing act is for you. http://ow.ly/2FiQAH

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New Blog Post: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman http://ow.ly/2zDnUP

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New Blog Post: Your Morning Peruse - Queen of Canada, Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam has dropped and is ready to traumatize your eyes. Maggie "I Am the Danger" Atwood If you haven't picked up an Atwood since high school, Book Riot has this handy dandy flowchart to meet all your Momma Maggie needs. (But totally start with The Blind Assassin. It's so good) http://ow.ly/2zDfMJ

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New Blog Post: Bookslingers in Brief #3 - Fantastic Mr. Fox: Theft is totally okay if you are stealing from terrible people. Notably alcoholics, short people and individuals who subsist on a diet of chicken are fair game. Saga: Damn. It really is that good. It's been ages since something has not only deserved the hype but deserves more hype. Also, that is one seriously naked space troll. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NAKED. http://ow.ly/2zCb5r

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New Blog Post: Your Morning Peruse - BEST NEWS EVERYBODY! Tony Cliff is doing a second Deliah Dirk book. If you haven't read Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant you need to get thineself to a book emporium. Because it is the prettiest, flashiest, funniest adventure comic that ever was. Tintin can only dream of being as bad-ass as Deliah Dirk. Indiana Jones wishes he was a cool as her.  Flashman's mustache droops in shame compared to the flip-off-to-gravity... http://ow.ly/2zBwBG

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New Blog Post: Review: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo http://ow.ly/2zAejc

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New Blog Post: Your Morning Peruse - Three Panel Book Review is my new favourite thing. You should check it out. Lizzie agrees. http://ow.ly/2yUJwE

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New Blog Post: What has Miss Corene Been Up To While Waiting for the Doctor Who Announcement? http://ow.ly/2yT2oj

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New Blog Post: Game of Thrones: Vampiric Edition - Looks like Keanu Reeves isn't the only immortal walking among us. Michelle Fairley - CONFIRMED VAMPIRE http://ow.ly/2yAMme

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New Blog Post: Romance and Smoochies: The Experience - So, this weekend I read my first romance novel. Weirdly enough, the male model is not actually wearing a kilt. I have never read a romance novel before. Let me be perfectly clear: This is not because romance novels are inherently "lesser" or shameful or that there is anything laudable about not reading romance novels. Romance novels are amazing. There are many stories of empowered ladies taking their sexualit... http://ow.ly/2yy8sy
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