Magdalena Ball runs The Compulsive Reader. She is the author of the novels Black Cow and Sleep Before Evening, the poetry books Repulsion Thrust and Quark Soup, a nonfiction book The Art of Assessment, and, in collaboration with Carolyn Howard-Johnson, Deeper Into the Pond, Blooming Red, Cherished Pulse, She Wore Emerald Then, and Imagining the Future. She also runs a radio show, The Compulsive Reader Talks. Find out more about Magdalena at www.magdalenaball.com.
A wonderful book for book lovers everywhere.
Clearly presented picture of geoengineering and the ethical issues that our rapid move towards acceptance has created.
A deep, well-written book that manages to toe the line beautifully between grass-roots intimacy and a grand, big picture.
Enticing, well-written sci fi story that will have readers coming back for me
A lovely story, full of subtle and rich characterisation amidst the fun and bravado.
A personal exploration of what it means to be a modern woman in a multi-cultural world.
Funny, easy to read novel that conceals its pithy story about healing and transformation in funky fashion, rock and roll gossip, and a great deal of verve.
A beautifully written novel, full of mystery, character growth and excitement.
Blue Friday vacillates between black humor, which can be very funny indeed, and the cognitive dissonance of an unlikely dystopia which is all too familiar.
Physics on the Fringe affirms that there is room in this world for knowledge seekers of all kinds, along the broadest of spectrums.