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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.

The Scorpio Races by

First read in August 2012, reread Oct 2014 as part of this year’s RIP reading1 . Near the village of…

Falling from horses by

Free arc received via NetGalley Bud Frazer left home when he was nineteen. For a few years he rode the…

Sacred Scars by

A resurrection of magic : Book 2 If you haven’t read book one, Skin Hunger, then be warned, this follows…

Warm bodies by

Part of my RIP IX reading. R is a zombie. He is not quite sure how long he’s been a…

Fudoki by

Princess Harueme is dying. She can feel it, a great weight inside her, so she is preparing for death. Emptying…

Ascension by

A Tangled Axon novel : #1 Part of my Diverse Universe reading. Alanna Quick is a sky-surgeon and she loves…

Beautiful Joe by

Available on Gutenberg Beautiful Joe is the story of a dog, a mongrel whose first owner abused him, going so…

Skin Hunger by

A resurrection of magic ; book 1 Sadima’s mother died in her birthing. The magician paid to help did no…

One Salt Sea by

An October Daye Novel ; 5. Generalised spoiler warning in effect for the first four books, because, well obviously. Toby…

The Martian by

Mark Watney is a botanist and engineer assigned to the Ares programme, one of the very few who gets to…

The Ghost by

Adam Lang, ex-Prime Minister, is writing his memoirs. Or to be more honest, he needs a ghostwriter. Someone to do…

Selkie Stories Are for Losers by

Read online at Strange Horizons Our unnamed narrator is a teenage girl, working in a restaurant after her mother left,…

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