Browsing Archive: January, 2011

Random question

Posted by Jo on Friday, January 28, 2011, In : Overheard in the library 
Student: "Have you got a northerner yet?"
Me: "Pardon?"
Student "A northerner. That writes books."
Student gestures towards my fundraising poster for an author visit...
Me:"Oh, an author!"
Student: "Yes, that's what I meant. An orphan."
Bless 'em.

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Just read...

Posted by Jo on Thursday, January 6, 2011, In : Reviews 
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan (Gollancz, 2009, ISBN 9780575090866)
Now I have to admit that I don't do zombies, they terrify me! This despite having well-advanced plans in place should there ever be a zombie apocalypse at my college... But this novel gripped me from start to finish. It's set in a small community surrounded by fences that keep the "Unconsecrated" from murdering the inhabitants. Mary's only ever known the village with its strict rules, but starts to question the m...
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