5 Do’s & 5 Don’t’s for Computer Security

Unfortunately, it is no longer uncommon to hear of cyber criminals and hackers whose aims are malicious and cruel and the illegal profiting from unsuspecting individuals. There are variety of ways they are able to accomplish these goals. One of the most common is to gain access to, and to control, a user’s computing device … More 5 Do’s & 5 Don’t’s for Computer Security

Memoir Short List

This is for anyone who enjoys a true story. The following are some of the memoirs which have been reviewed in this website. This is not a complete list. The order in which these are shown implies no preference, it simply reflects the chronology of the memoir reviews, commencing with the earliest review date. A … More Memoir Short List

Genre – Defined

Authors and readers frequently refer to a book as falling within a specific genre but does everyone truly understand what a genre is? Do they understand what type of work each genre encompasses? Prior to considering a variety of genre it is worth understanding what the word itself means. ‘Style of art or literature.’ (Oxford … More Genre – Defined

What is a Blurb?

This topic was originally intended to form part of an overall article within which the variances between blurb and synopsis would be considered. However, it quickly became evident the eventual length of such an article would be unwelcome. The decision was therefore taken to consider synopsis’ and blurbs’ separately. What is a Synopsis? has already … More What is a Blurb?

Character Interviews

  The following text is based upon a guest post contributed by T. R. Robinson to the Library of Erana blog.     Just to clarify: Character interviews are interviews with the primarily fictional protagonists and characters in a story. Of course, these may also be conducted with ‘real’ characters but where a book has … More Character Interviews

Canticles: A Collection of Poetry by Leila Dutt Sen

Poetry is not usually reviewed in this website however, due to the excellent quality of the author’s biographical account of her parent’s lives (Where Destiny Commands/The Aegis of Kali) the decision was made to take a chance and also read this collection. It does not disappoint. Nature forms the basis for the majority of the … More Canticles: A Collection of Poetry by Leila Dutt Sen