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Late Eclipses
Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire

The fourth October Daye novel. If you haven’t read any of the previous books in this series then this review […]

An artificial night
An artificial light - Seanan McGuire

An October Daye novel #3 Originally read for the Once Upon a Time VI challenge, 18th May 2012 reread for […]

The Mirror Empire
The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley

Book 1 in The Worldbreaker Saga Arc received from NetGalley Before I even mention the plot of the book I […]

Adam’s Rib
Adams Rib dir. George Cukor

Warren Attinger has been a bad husband, but his wife, Doris, has caught him out. She follows him one day […]

Shadows
Shadows by Robin McKinley

Read a sample Shadows is set in an alternate world, one where the Newworld has eradicated all magic, and the […]

Rosemary and Rue
Rosemary and rue - Seanan McGuire

An October Daye novel #1 Reread in May 2014, also for this year’s Once Upon a Time Challenge. And it […]

Triptych
Triptych by J. M. Frey

When the aliens came it was nothing like the way science fiction and popular culture had predicted it. There was […]

Girl with a pearl earring
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier

In seventeenth century Holland Griet is about to become a maid. She is sixteen years of age. Her father was […]

Made for each other
Made for each other dir. John Cromwell

Up and coming lawyer John Mason has just returned from taking a deposition in Boston. But work wasn’t all that […]

Kindred
Kindred by Octavia Butler

It is 1976 and Dana and her husband have just moved into a new home. They’ve only been married four […]

The Book Thief
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

At the end of the nineteen thirties in Germany a little girl travelled with her mother and brother on the […]

Year of wonders
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

The year is 1665 and Anna Frith is a widow at only 18 years of age. She has two young […]