RELICS by Tim Lebbon

RELICS Tim  Lebbon ( Titan Books ( £7.99 Angela Gough’s life is happy and normal until the day her boyfriend, Vince, leaves for work and doesn’t come back. Mysterious notes through the door, which may be in his handwriting tell her to stay away, not to look for him, but Angela isn’t about to let […]

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The 2013 Round-Up

And so, once more, to the end of the year and the requisite retrospective of my reading habits over the past twelve months here at Reader Dad. Regular visitors and Twitter followers will know that 2013 has been a year full of ups and downs (more downs, unfortunately, than ups) for me, what with five […]

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FEARIE TALES by Stephen Jones

FEARIE TALES: STORIES OF THE GRIMM AND GRUESOME Edited by Stephen Jones ( Illustrated by Alan Lee Jo Fletcher Books ( £14.99 For most of us, the fairy tale is one of the staples of growing up. Bedtime stories for young children, it’s only when we reach adulthood that we realise just how disturbing they […]

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11 DOCTORS 11 STORIES Eoin Colfer ( Michael Scott ( Marcus Sedgwick ( Philip Reeve ( Patrick Ness ( Richelle Mead ( Malorie Blackman ( Alex Scarrow ( Charlie Higson ( Derek Landy ( Neil Gaiman ( Puffin Books ( £12.99 On 23rd November 1963, the BBC introduced the Doctor to the world. In the […]


An Interview with SETH PATRICK

Name: SETH PATRICK Author of: REVIVER (2013) On the web: On Twitter: @SethPatrickUK A native Northern Irishman living in England, Seth Patrick is an Oxford mathematics graduate who now works as a programmer in a games company. His first novel, Reviver, was recently published by Macmillan. Thank you, Seth, for taking the time to […]

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ALIF THE UNSEEN by G. Willow Wilson

ALIF THE UNSEEN G. Willow Wilson ( Corvus Books ( £12.99 Released: 1st September 2012 Get your pen and paper, it said. I will tell you the final story. It comes with a warning. “What’s that?” When you hear it, you will become someone else. From time to time I’ll start reading a book and […]

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