Monthly Archives: November 2012


The Great Hunt by

The great hunt by Robert Jordan

Book Two of The Wheel of Time/p> spoiler warning in effect All our characters are back together at the beginning of this book, in Fal Dara, resting and recuperating after the end of The Eye of the World. There is a lot for them to deal with, more for some than others, but they all have “issues” of their own

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Savita Halappanavar

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. It has been a long time since I’ve written anything on this blog that wasn’t a book or film review. I’ve been mainly sticking to tumblr for my randomness. But, I don’t know, I just wanted to put something up here about the death of Savita Halappanavar, and the whole abortion mess in Ireland. It may not make a

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The eye of the world by

The eye of the world - Robert Jordan

Book one of The Wheel of Time In a quiet back water village strange things are stirring. It has been a hard winter, harder than any can recall, and spring is long overdue. What news there is from the world at large is dark and troublesome. Wars, winter, and a false Dragon. But the people of the Two Rivers are

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Anno Dracula by

Anno Dracula by Kim Newman

The last of my RIP reads, and my All Hallows Swap book. What if Van Helsing had lost? What if Dracula had won that battle, married Queen Victoria, and taken power? What would Victorian England make of vampires coming out of the shadows, into high society, and becoming fashionable as well as powerful? Anno Dracula does just feature the cast

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