Category: Books

The ear by

First published in Estonian as Kõrv, 2019 This is such an odd little book. It tells the tale of an ear who wakes one day to find that their head is...

Last ones left alive by

Orpen is travelling alone across Ireland. She’s left the only home she ever knew and is looking for something. She’s left safety and security to risk her life out in the...

Nought forever by

A long time ago I read the first three books in the Noughts and Crosses series by Blackman, and really, really enjoyed them. But for some reason I never got to...

Normal people by

What is a normal person? Is anyone normal? and if not, does that not mean that everyone is? I guess normality is often seen of as going along with what society...

The ruin of kings by

A Chorus of Dragons ; book 1 Tor, who publish this book, have been pimping it big-style for quite a while. Since October last they’ve been releasing a couple of chapters...

Prince Caspian by

The Chronicles of Narnia : Book 2 (published order) or book 4 (chronological order) In this book the Pevensie children are heading back to school, but while seated waiting for trains...

Crimson by

translated by Anna Helger I have no idea how I came across this book. Did someone recommend it to me? All I know is that it showed up as a library...

Goddess by

I came across a mention of Julie d’Aubugny when Oisin McGann retweeted a Quite Interesting fact about her Has anyone written a biography or fictionalised account, cause I'd so read that!...

The land of mist by

Professor Challenger ; 3 So, in the second Challenger book no reference whatsoever was made to dinosaurs or lost worlds so why I should have expected any reference in this to...

Outside the gates by

I’ve loved every Molly Gloss book I’ve read since I first encountered her work in The hearts of horses back in 2014. She just has this wonderful way of writing a...

And the ocean was our sky by

This is a beautiful book. Even if you have no interest in reading it I would recommend you pick it up and just flick through the art. Cai does a wonderful...