Pages

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

My first ever cover quote



I had such a nice surpise this morning. Some time ago I reviewed Hattori Hachi: The Revenge of Praying Mantis by Jane Prowse, a really great action story with a ninja-in-training heroine who really kicks ass. It was released in 2009 but I didn't hear about it until January of this year when it was recommended by my friend Liz from My Favourite Books. Looking back I would certainly say that in my opinion it is one of the best books released during 2009. This morning I received the sequel, entitled Hattori Hachi: Stalking The Enemy from the generous people at Piccadilly, and I was gobsmacked to see that they have used a quote from my review of The Revenge of Praying Mantis on the back cover. This really made my day (which was already looking good thanks to the brilliant custom-made avatar I had emailed to me by the hugely talented Nathan Hale (of Rapunzel's Revenge and Calamity Jack fame) and I have been smiling ever since. He even included a pair of headphones as aside from teaching and reading/blogging I also do a little DJing form time to time. A huge thanks to Nathan!

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations! Such a cool surprise. :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hi Darren.
    Hours later and I'm still grinning from ear to ear (a little like my new avatar).

    ReplyDelete
  3. Thank you for making me understand about how an expert assist student with Nursing assignment help by going through many writing formats of assignments such as essays, reports, thesis, articles and many more. Likewise, there exist one such company as Online Assignment Expert that provides top quality assignments at affordable prices. We at Online assignment Expert provide world class feature of on-time assignment delivery, plagiarism check, partial payment, unlimited revisions, etc. You can contact our team of highly professional and experienced experts engaged in their respective field. Avail our exclusive discounts on our assignment help Australia by contacting our experts at Online Assignment Expert.

    ReplyDelete