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A gorgeous fantasy novel with lots of humour, romance and action. I was especially intrigued by how Tashi and Ramil not only had to learn how to get a ...more
Jul 31, 2010
Nov 15, 2008
The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear (Zamonia, #1)
Still love this book :) Walter Moers creates a vivid and imaginative universe and stays absolutely true to it to the very end. I've read a number of h ...more
Apr 24, 2014
Jan 30, 2010
The Conch Bearer
Well-written, but I couldn't help thinking something was missing. I never really started caring for the main characters, and the book never 'drew me i ...more
Feb 18, 2009
Feb 14, 2009
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
Like I had hoped, I adored it. The series has been accused of being misogynistic and advocating paedophilia (laughable), and I'm sure this book will g ...more
Aug 28, 2014
Jul 04, 2008
A Modern Witch (A Modern Witch #1)
This book had me hooked already on page two, when I discovered that at least some witches in this universe wrote witching spells using computer code! ...more
Jul 25, 2014
Jul 03, 2012
The Stormcaller
On one side, a power-hungry necromancer, a legendary swordsman and a blood-thirsty spirit. On the other side, a young slave, the Lords of Freeport and ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 03, 2008
A Dangerous Witch (Witch Central, #3)
Very bittersweet book to read, since I knew it would be the last book about my dear witches. I almost put off reading it, so I'd still have something ...more
Sep 21, 2014
Sep 22, 2014
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
This book came highly recommended by a friend of mine and I can understand why. It's fascinating. Very different from what I had expected (which was p ...more
Jun 2005
Jul 05, 2007
An Imperfect Witch (Witch Central, #1)
I've long since realized that the plot of Debora Geary's books really doesn't matter at all (well... that's probably an exaggeration, but it matters v ...more
Jul 17, 2014
Sep 19, 2013
Knife (Faery Rebels, #1)
Well, I originally bought this book because I know the author. Turned out that was a brilliant investment, because I can honestly say it's a book I wo ...more
Jan 26, 2009
Jan 01, 2009
Enjoyable read - I was just going to read the first few chapters before bed last night, and ended up finishing the entire thing. It's a quick read tho ...more
Jan 24, 2011
Jan 25, 2011
Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1)
Very promising first book in a new fantasy trilogy. I literally couldn't put it down and read it in one sitting despite having plenty of other things ...more
Mar 06, 2011
Oct 28, 2008
The Innocent Mage (Kingmaker, Kingbreaker, #1)
Asher is a refreshing change to the common fantasy hero - he's neither a long-long son of some king somewhere, nor a diamond in the rough. He's merely ...more
Apr 19, 2009
Apr 09, 2009
Naked Empire (Sword of Truth, #8)
I read the first 6 books of the Sword in Truth series years ago and LOVED them. Especially the first three are some of my all-time favourite books. Th ...more
Sep 28, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
I'm not sure whether this deserves 2 or 3 stars... wish half-star ratings had been implemented. It's not exactly boring, but very slow-moving. It does ...more
May 23, 2009
Dec 09, 2008
Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
Just like the two previous books in the series, I devoured this in less than 24 hours. It was amazing, even if I was disappointed that we were cheated ...more
Aug 28, 2014
Aug 07, 2007
Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark is Rising, #1)
I read the first half of OSUS thinking it was a prequel, and I think that may have influenced my opinion of the book. I kept waiting for the action to ...more
Aug 08, 2012
Dec 16, 2007
Priestess of the White (Age of the Five, #1)
I was a bit disappointed by this book at first. I had LOVED The Black Magician trilogy, and was sad to see that this book couldn't quite live up to th ...more
Mar 31, 2009
Feb 28, 2009
Kejserindens vrede (Cirklen gendannes #2)
Part two of The Will of the Empress. English review below.

Cirklen gendannes II

I Kejserindens vrede møder vi Sandrilene, Trisana, Daja og Torn lige hvo
Sep 22, 2008
Sep 19, 2008
The Mad Ship (Liveship Traders, #2)
I hadn't actually expected this, but I think I might like this series a teeny-tiny bit more than the Farseer trilogy. Mostly, I think, because I'm mor ...more
Sep 25, 2011
Jan 26, 2010
"There are more worlds than there are stars.
They can be ruled by Light or Darkness.
Their inhabitans can be civilized thinkers or primitive killers.
May 08, 2012
Jul 06, 2007
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
I have to admit, it's pretty weird to read this and know that the series is now over. It was like revisiting part of my past, and knowing I could neve ...more
Jun 12, 2012
Jul 03, 2007
The City of Dreaming Books (Zamonia, #4)
Walter Moers created a fascinating universe and stayed true to it all the way through. I'm not sure the plot is so spectacular on its own, but the sto ...more
Oct 13, 2009
Aug 26, 2009
The Grey King (The Dark is Rising, #4)
A 3.5 star review.

I was glad to see that I finally warmed to Will in this one, and I really liked Bran. His heritage was perhaps slightly contrived, b
Aug 31, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
The Magicians (The Magicians, #1)
The first half of this book was amazing. Imagine suddenly discovering that Narnia was real all along and that though Hogwarts doesn't exist, there is ...more
Aug 02, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
Witches in Flight (WitchLight Trilogy, #3)
The last book in the trilogy. While I liked the second one the best (oddly enough... usually that's the weakest in a trilogy), this one made for an ut ...more
Jul 16, 2014
Jul 24, 2013
A Lost Witch (A Modern Witch, #7)
I think "A Lost Witch" earns the dubious honour of being the Witch Central book that has made me cry the hardest so far - probably just as well that I ...more
Jan 04, 2014
Jul 26, 2013
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
Started off slow, but quickly gained pace. Yes, it does have a lot of similarities to Harry Potter in style, but not at all in plot. I enjoyed the uni ...more
Apr 19, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
Witches Under Way (WitchLight Trilogy, #2)
A 4.5 star review.

I liked this even more than the first book in the trilogy. The first book was great, but it really mostly served to set the stage fo
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 23, 2013
Lioness Rampant (Song of the Lioness, #4)
I'd never noticed it before, but on this reread of the quartet, I realized that this is actually the weakest of the lot. Tamora Pierce tries too much ...more
Jun 05, 2014
Jul 03, 2007
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