Category: Books

Range of Ghosts by

Eternal Sky; 1 Temur’s family are at war. His cousin and his brother have battled over who will get to be the next Khan. There is...

Taste of Marrow by

River of Teeth ; 2 The events of River of Teeth have left repercussions. Not least of which are the feral hippos! but also the Houndstooth...

The Selkie’s mate by

Shadows and Light ; 3 That traditional selkie story, where the fisherman finds a selkie, hides the skin and gains a wife have always been a...

Triangle by

One of the great things about working in a library is that you come across books that you usually would have no reason to really look...

Spoonbenders by

The Amazing Telemachus Family were about to reach dizzying heights of fame and fortune in the 1970s, when a live television magic display went all wrong...

War for the Oaks by

Emma Bull is an author I have been meaning to read for a long time. She was one of the first to start the whole sub-genre...

September round-up

I think that working in the public sector has led to some bleed through. Stats are a huge part of my job, monthly, quarterly, yearly! All...

Pyramids by

Discworld series ; #7 I think this might be the first Terry Pratchett book I ever read. I certainly recall reading it, but I don’t think...

The Power by

First rec’d by Abigail Nussbaum – Strange Horizons When I first read about The Power I was both intrigued and a little put-off by the premise;...

I am Pilgrim by

Where to start talking about this book? Well, I didn’t get off to a great start with it, because something about it style of writing just...