Popular novels for AdultsMarch 13, 2015 – 02:14 pm

Popular novels for Adults

Pseudonymous winner – Julia Golding (aka Joss Stirling) whose novel Struck has won this year’s romantic novel of the year award. Photograph: Frank May For the past three years I’ve helped judge the romantic novel of the year award, selecting books such as Veronica Henry’s elegant Night on the Orient Express or Jenny Colgan’s delicious Welcome to Rosie Hopkin’s Sweetshop of Dreams – books that could not only be gobbled down in a matter of hours, but…

Novel - the of BedlamOctober 23, 2014 – 11:27 am

Novel - the of Bedlam

In 2003 Oxford University philosophy professor Nick Bostrom published The Simulation Argument . This states that at least one of the following propositions is true : The chances that a species at our current level of development can avoid going extinct before becoming technologically mature is negligibly small. Almost no technologically mature civilisations are interested in running computer simulations of minds like ours. You are almost certainly…

YA novels seriesNovember 19, 2014 – 02:34 pm

YA novels series

1. The Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind “It’s an action-packed, 11-book saga with amazing character development, an epic romance, and every kind of magical creature you can think of!” Suggested by Sarah G., via Facebook 2. Percy Jackson & the Olympians by Rick Riordan “They are some of the most exciting adventure books I’ve ever read. They speak to my inner 12-year-old self.” Suggested by Matt M., via Facebook 3. The Unwind Dystology…