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One Salt Sea
One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire

An October Daye Novel ; 5. Generalised spoiler warning in effect for the first four books, because, well obviously. Toby […]

The Martian
The Martian by Andy Weir

Mark Watney is a botanist and engineer assigned to the Ares programme, one of the very few who gets to […]

The Grinnell Method

Published – Strange Horizons, Sept 2012. Available to read online here. In 1943 ornithologist Barbara Kenney comes to observe the […]

The hearts of horses
The hearts of horses by Molly Gloss

In the first winter of the Great War Martha Lessen rode into Elwha County. Dolly, the mare she rode, was […]

The Ghost
The Ghost by Robert Harris

Adam Lang, ex-Prime Minister, is writing his memoirs. Or to be more honest, he needs a ghostwriter. Someone to do […]

Tigerman
Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

Lester Ferris has seen a lot and done a lot in his life. A sergeant in the British Army he […]

The Copper Promise
The Copper Promise by Jen Williams

Gallo has grown bored of waiting for his companions, Wydrin aka The Copper Cat and Sebastian the ex Ynnsmouth knight, […]

Late Eclipses
Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire

The fourth October Daye novel. If you haven’t read any of the previous books in this series then this review […]

Selkie Stories Are for Losers
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Read online at Strange Horizons Our unnamed narrator is a teenage girl, working in a restaurant after her mother left, […]

An artificial night
An artificial light - Seanan McGuire

An October Daye novel #3 Originally read for the Once Upon a Time VI challenge, 18th May 2012 reread for […]

The Mirror Empire
The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley

Book 1 in The Worldbreaker Saga Arc received from NetGalley Before I even mention the plot of the book I […]

Do butlers burgle banks?
Do Butlers Burgle Banks - P G Wodehouse

Read originally 19/07/2010. Reread June 2014 On my reread I enjoyed it just as much as the first time round, […]