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Broken Monsters
Don’t make the mistake of judging Broken Monsters on the first few chapters. It starts off like any other serial killer thriller and you may start to ...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jul 01, 2014
The Fault in Our Stars
Hazel has terminal cancer. A new miracle drug is prolonging her life but she knows that it's not going to be forever. No one lives forever, but she ha ...more
Mar 27, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
The Elements of Eloquence; its very title an example of the first chapter’s rhetoric, alliteration. This charming little book from the man who brought ...more
Nov 16, 2013
Nov 10, 2013
The Memory of Love

The Memory of Love is not an awful book. Most of my book group enjoyed it though they did seem to agree with me that it took 150 pages to get into.
Mar 11, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
21st Century Dodos: A Collection of Endangered Objects (and Other Stuff)
Hands up if you remember cap guns, cigarette candy and the screech of a tape loading to play your favourite pixellated computer game? If so, you'll fi ...more
Oct 07, 2011
Oct 06, 2011
Hotel Angeline: A Novel in 36 Voices
Written by 36 different authors, it is not, as you may be thinking, a collection of short stories but a surprisingly coherent novel written live on st ...more
Apr 19, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
Station Eleven
No one paid much attention to the Georgia Flu at first, thinking it was localised to Russia. Day One, it arrives in Toronto. One week later, civilisat ...more
Aug 20, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
The One Plus One
Jess is a single mum, who works cleaning the homes of those much more fortunate than her. Some of her clients are barely there, including Ed Nicholls, ...more
Oct 13, 2013
Sep 29, 2013
Burn (Pure, #3)
Partridge has taken his father’s place in the dome. This is his chance to bring about change. But it’s not as easy as he seems and whilst separated fr ...more
Feb 04, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
The Horse Dancer
As a young man, Henri Lachapelle is the star of La Cadre Noir, an elite group of horsemen in the French city of Saumur. But when he meets Florence, it ...more
Sep 02, 2012
Jul 01, 2012
The Light Between Oceans
On his return from the First World War to Western Australia, Tom signs up to be a lighthouse keeper. The solitude is what he wants after the horrors o ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
Apocalypse Cow
The news reports says it was a stampede that sadly resulted in the abattoir burning to the ground. But one cow didn't die and soon a virus has been un ...more
Apr 08, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
On the inside, August is a normal 10 year old boy. Born with severe facial deformities, he has been home schooled until now. This is the story of his ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
The Explorer
Cormac Easton is a journalist. A journalist left on a space-ship where his crew has died; all alone, contemplating the end. What happened isn’t really ...more
Aug 31, 2012
Sep 01, 2012
The Zona
In a post-apocalyptic world razed by natural disaster, war and pestilence, the state formally known as Arizona is governed by The Church. Preachers hu ...more
Feb 02, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
The Silent Wife
Jodi Brett has been with Todd for twenty years. She has always been there for him no matter his actions. Todd loves Jodi but strays when it comes to s ...more
Jun 08, 2013
May 19, 2013
The Haunted Book
When Jeremy Dyson is contacted by journalist Aiden Fox to uncover Britain’s hidden ghost stories, he embarks a hardened sceptic. As he sets off around ...more
Oct 26, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
The World of Poo  (Discworld, #39.5)
In Snuff, Young Sam Vines had moved on from Where’s My Cow? and his new favourite book was The World of Poo. Because Sir Terry Pratchett his awesome, ...more
Jun 21, 2012
Jun 10, 2012
Our Lady of the Streets (The Skyscraper Throne, #3)
It’s been four months since Mater Viae passed through from London-Under-Glass and claimed her throne. In those four months, the city has sickened and ...more
Jul 27, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
The Wicked We Have Done
I know I don’t usually like comparisons, but parts of it did remind me of The Hunger Games, others made me think of Criminal Minds and there was a con ...more
Feb 20, 2014
Jan 19, 2014
Say Her Name
Make sure you don’t need the bathroom when you start reading Say Her Name. There’s some seriously creepy moments all interspersed with nuggets of wisd ...more
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 06, 2014
The Black Path
It is spring in northern Sweden, when a body is found hidden in a fishing ark, on the frozen lake of Torneträsk. She’s dressed for running, not for fi ...more
Jun 02, 2012
May 31, 2012
The Man Who Couldn't Stop
A lot of people have misconceptions about what OCD is. Often, they are confusing it with OCPD, where we think of people being overly clean and keeping ...more
May 24, 2014
Mar 14, 2014
Go to Sleep
When a one night stand with an ex leaves Rachel pregnant, she decides to go ahead and have the baby by herself. She is a strong, independent woman, sh ...more
Aug 21, 2012
Aug 19, 2012
The English Monster
The year is 1811. On the streets of Wapping, a family have been brutally slaughtered in their home. There is no motive and the police on land have no ...more
Mar 06, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
The Machine

Beth is taking delivery of a Machine. A Machine that holds the key to getting her husband back. When he returned from the war
Feb 02, 2013
Feb 03, 2013
The Shifting Price of Prey (, #4)
The Shifting Price of Prey is the fourth book in Suzanne McLeod’s Spellcrackers series and therefore this review will contain spoilers for the previou ...more
Sep 2012
Aug 31, 2012
The Patchwork Marriage
When Andi met Ethan, should found a man with a ready made family. He came with his two daughters, twelve year old Emily and seven year old Sophia. Whi ...more
May 27, 2012
May 13, 2012
The Slaughteryard
El Matadero is reputed to be one of the most studied texts in Spanish speaking South America. It's a fairly short story, only 32 pages once translated ...more
May 28, 2011
May 27, 2011
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
Celaena Sardothien is condemned to a life sentence working in the salt mines of Endovier. Ardalan’s most famous assassin is a mere eighteen year old g ...more
Jul 31, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
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