...a very interesting-looking and incredibly illustrated book called 'WILDWOOD' by Colin Meloy and illustrated by Carson Ellis. Of course, I had to buy it and can't wait to read it! Carson Ellis is my favorite illustrator — I bought 'The Mysterious Benedict Society' by Trenton Lee Stewart, also illustrated by Carson Ellis, purely because of the cover (great story too!). Her work reminds me a little of another favorite illustrator of mine, Edward Gorey (check out his covers of the incomparable Joan Aikin's 'Wolves of Willoughby Chase' series. P.S. 'Blackhearts in Battersea' is one of my top three books and also one which I bought based on cover alone!) All in all, quite exciting! Talking of covers, can't wait to be able to reveal the cover for 'Doc Gutson's Revenge'! Watch this space!
 
    Sign up for my monthly newsletter

    powered by TinyLetter

    Picture
    Picture

     

    Clare lived for many years on a street in Manhattan just like the street where Bella lives. She now lives on a high cliff next to a lighthouse in Australia but luckily doesn't have to walk too far to buy bagels.

    Contact me through my Facebook page

    Picture

    What I'm reading

    One Hundred Miles from Manhattan
    Stoner
    The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea

    goodreads.com

    Archives

    October 2014
    August 2014
    July 2014
    June 2014
    May 2014
    February 2014
    November 2013
    October 2013
    June 2013
    November 2012
    September 2012
    July 2012
    June 2012
    May 2012
    April 2012
    March 2012
    January 2012
    December 2011
    November 2011