Tag Archives: 9 Stars


Ilium

by Dan Simmons

Ilium opens with Thomas Hockenberry, a twenty-first century professor, observing the Trojan War on behalf of [...]


The absolute Sandman vol. 1

Where do you start when trying to review a collection like this? I really have no idea. I was going to give up before I even began; admit [...]


Monsters of men

Author: Patrick Ness ; Bk 3 in Chaos Walking trilogy. The final book in a series can often be a tough one to read and enjoy. On the one han [...]

The chalk circle man

Author: Fred Vargas ; trans from the french by Sian Reynolds An Adamsberg novel Chief Inspector Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg has recently bee [...]

A primate’s memoir

I first came across a mention of Robert M. Saplosky on

Leviathan

It is 1914 and Europe is on the brink of war. In Austria-Hungary young Prince Aleksander's life is suddenly in turmoil. His parents have bee [...]
Moving Pictures

The blind side

I was a bit uncertain about this film. It sounded just a bit too heart-warming, as though it'd be full of overly sentimental "and everyth [...]


Justice Hall

I do love these books.

This the sixth in the series returns our heroes to their present after the flashback that was O Jeru [...]


Blankets

This is one I picked up because I'd seen positive mentions on a few blogs, I think