Category: Books

Mount TBR update

The continuing saga of all the books that shall one day fall on me and end all this blogging. Since my last update I’ve been added : Mieville, China – The...

The heart goes last by

Living in their car, surviving on tips, Charmaine and Stan are in a desperate state. So, when they see an advertisement for Consilience, a ‘social experiment’ offering stable jobs and a...

Farthing by

Small Change : book 1 Eight years after they overthrew Churchill and led Britain into a separate peace with Hitler, the upper-crust families of the “Farthing set” are gathered for a...

A Darker Shade of Magic by

Shades of Magic : Book 1 Group read with Fantasy Favourites. Kell is one of the last Antari, a rare magician who can travel between parallel worlds: hopping from Grey London...

Mount TBR – July

Yes, it is that time again. Well, it is actually a few days after my reminder went off, but being utterly devoted to rigid timescales is sooo not my style. This...

The Philosopher Kings by

Thessaly ; book 2 From acclaimed, award-winning author Jo Walton: Philosopher Kings, a tale of gods and humans, and the surprising things they have to learn from one another. Twenty years...

American Gods by

Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday,...

Memories of ash by

Book 2 of The Sunbolt Chronicles In the year since she cast her sunbolt, Hitomi has recovered only a handful of memories. But the truths of the past have a tendency...

Sunbolt by

Originally read 17th November 2013, reread 19th June 2016. And I still love it. Book 1 of The Sunbolt ChroniclesI chose this for my Diverse Universe reading because I liked the...