Tagged: first person narrator

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...

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...

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 poison belt by

Last year I read the first book in the Professor Challenger stories, The Lost World, where the land of the dinosaurs was discovered by Challenger and his team of explorers. A...

So lucky by

Handheld Modern ; 2 I’ve really enjoyed everything I’ve read by Griffith, and she has written in a wide variety of genres, science, historical, and mystery, and that’s just the books...

Tin Man by

My book club chose this for the January meeting, and although I hadn’t even started it when the book club met at the beginning of the month I thought I’d give...

The Thing About Ghost Stories by

Available online – Uncanny Magazine Issue 25 Why do we tell ghost stories, or read or listen to them? Maybe you believe in ghosts, maybe you don’t, maybe you want to....

Eggshells by

I first noticed Eggshells when it arrived at work, with those hints about changelings and fairy tale echoes. But I didn’t pick it up at the time. It was only more...

Exit strategy by

Murderbot diaries ; 4 I love these books. They just feel so warm and comforting, like a hug, despite the fact that the narrator describes themselves as a murderbot and there...

The Kingdom of Gods by

The Inheritance trilogy ; book 3 Oh my god, you totally need to read this series. It is so awesome and just plain great. Go read it. Am I overselling it...

The broken kingdoms by

The Inheritance trilogy ; 2 I pretty much devoured this book. I just couldn’t stop reading once I started; it was awesome. It starts ten years after the events of The...

Circe by

I have only read parts of The Odyssey; while I know the general story and many of the episodes I would not say that I know the full story. But I...