Monday Musing: The Case For Graphic Violence In Fiction

I took some time away from The Book Habit last week, largely because I was determined to get through Koushun Takami's very lengthy novel, Battle Royale. Scheduling reads around reviews is always a challenge - particularly when you have a 700-page book calling your name. Battle Royale was an interesting pick for me. Although I typically go in for … Continue reading Monday Musing: The Case For Graphic Violence In Fiction

Snitch Necklace Giveaway: Winner and Honourable Mentions

The Snitch Necklace Giveaway has now ended and I'm delighted to announce that the (randomly selected) winner is Anjali Kemp. Congratulations! In response to my question, What is your favourite childhood book and why? Anjali wrote: "Automatically I think the Harry Potter series, without a doubt (and for obvious reasons), but other than them I really … Continue reading Snitch Necklace Giveaway: Winner and Honourable Mentions