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The First Person Narrator…
I used to hate books that were all I I I. Many seemed to be an excuse for lazy writing to me. And some still are, but I no longer turn away the second I see that the story is being told by an “I”, because they can be quite wonderful, in a good author’s hands.

memories

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. …

sunbolt

Sunbolt by

Originally read 17th November 2013, reread 19th June 2016. And I still love it. Book 1 of The Sunbolt ChroniclesI chose this …

way down dark

Way down dark by

The Australia trilogy : book 1 There’s one truth on Australia: You fight or you die. Usually both. Seventeen-year-old Chan’s ancestors left …

cold magic

Cold Steel by

Book three in the Spiritwalker trilogy. Short, totally spoiler-free review is “aahhhhh, read it!” but three words may not be enough to …

fatelessness

Fatelessness by

On the 31st March 2016 Imre Kertész died. I hadn’t heard of him before I saw the post on Metafilter marking his …

A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

A Study in Scarlet by

Sherlock Holmes #1, available on gutenberg. In 1881, after returning from Afghanistan Doctor John Watson is in need of rest and recuperation. …

The enchanted by Rene Denfeld

The enchanted by

ISBN : 9780297870517 When I hear death row I usually don’t think “enchanted”, and I usually don’t look for books set in …