Lazarus

Lazarus

by Jon Biddle Okay, so when you read books in the genre that you yourself write in – partly for your own reading entertainment but for a bit of research, this book has a plethora of fodder to use. If you think I’m screwed up, you need to read Kepler’s books....
Dandelion Insurection

Dandelion Insurection

by Jon Biddle Okay, so this isn’t a regular book for me to read. It’s a bit left-wing socialist kinda a book about how the world should react in the face of aggression. As a veteran, I resolve action with action. Attack is the best form of defence, right? Well, as...
Fools and Mortals – Bernard Cornwell

Fools and Mortals – Bernard Cornwell

by Jon Biddle I’m a fickle reader and a writer, and there are few books that come across my desk that make me want to stop everything and read.  Well, this one one of those books. No, I might be a tad biased and I won’t apologies. The Sharpe series was and still is my...
Roots – Alex Haley

Roots – Alex Haley

by Jon Biddle I read this book as a teenager at boarding school. For English. It was a book I chose to read and was ambitious for a child that had the attention span of a fish. But I remember it fondly.  Given the recent events with the Black Lives Matter, I thought I...
Our Little Cruelties – Liz Nugent

Our Little Cruelties – Liz Nugent

by Jon Biddle I have been in therapy for over six years following an abusive childhood. The one thing that I have come to realise is that we all come through our childhood with some kind of hangup from our parents. As a parent myself, I have also come to realise that...
Embracing Your Inner Critic

Embracing Your Inner Critic

by Jon Biddle Okay, so where do I start? There’s so much in this book that covers one subject – the inner critic. How the inner critic works, why it does what it does and how you can remedy the calamitous effects the inner critic leaves in its wake. Its...