Tag Archives | US author

The Martian
The Martian by Andy Weir

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

The Grinnell Method

Published – Strange Horizons, Sept 2012. Available to read online here. In 1943 ornithologist Barbara Kenney comes to observe the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fates : I bring the fire part 4
Fates by C Gockel

I’m going to say very little about the plot of this book. It is, after all, book four in a […]

Monsters : I bring the fire part 2
Monsters by c. Gockel

I bring the fire Part 21 This book follows on straight from book one, so if you haven’t read that […]

I bring the fire part 1 : Wolves
I bring the fire : Wolves by C. Gockel

Amy Lewis is travelling home with her little mongrel dog, Fenrir, when she narrowly misses a deer, and flips her […]

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 […]