Ratings Archive : 8 Stars

(my ratings are out of ten and usually relate to how much I enjoyed, or failed to enjoy a film or book)

What makes this book so great
What makes this book so great - Jo Walton

My first non-fiction book of 2014! And it is a book all about books. The best sort of book I […]

The Book of Apex : Vol 4
The Book of Apex - vol. 4

Part of the Apex Blog Tour hosted by The Little Red Reviewer The problem I always have with reviewing a […]

Wolves
Wolves by Simon Ing

I totally agree with that old saying “never judge a book by its cover”, but more often than not it […]

The Wilful Princess and the Piebald Prince
The Wilful Princess & the Piebald Prince by Robin Hobb

Illustrated by Jackie Morris. Some years ago1 I first discovered Robin Hobb and her wonderful wonderful awesome series of books […]

The Ransom of Dond
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Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu, […]

Dragon loves Penguin
Dragon loves Penguin by Debi Gliori

The gret thing about working in a library is getting to flick through so many books that I might otherwise […]

Nine Goblins
Nine Goblins by T. Kingfisher

a novella. Sergeant Nessilka and a band of the Nineteenth, after heroically charging at an enemy wizard during battle, find […]

Redshirts
Redshirts by John Scalzi

p>Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience Ensign Dahl has just been assigned to The Intrepid. In many ways this is […]

A Natural history of Dragons
A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

A memoir by Lady Trent Lady Trent, as all know, is the world’s pre-eminent dragon naturalist. This is her story […]

The Bone Knife
The Bone Knife by Intisar Khanani

You can get this one free if you’d like to try it. See Khanani’s site for links The Bone Knife […]

White House Down
White House Down

Comparisons with Olympus has falle are pretty inescapable. Both feature attacks on the White House, with one armed agent saving […]

The son
The Son by Michel Rostain

translated from French by Adriana Hunter It is eleven days since our first person narrator has died. He was just […]