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Up and Down in the Dales
4.01
For some reason, I found this book in the Dales series a little tougher-going than the previous three. It was still light-hearted, but seemed a lot mo ...more
not set
Jul 16, 2010
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
The Name of the Wind tells the story of Kvothe, this covering the first of three days in which he details his life to the Chronicler. Kvothe is a hero ...more
Jan 2010
Aug 27, 2010
 
Veteran (Veteran, #1)
3.66
Gavin Smith's debut novel Veteran is a take on near-future military science fiction, where the world has been at war with Them for decades. Our "hero" ...more
Jan 2010
Aug 27, 2010
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire
4.19
The Girl Who Played With Fire is the second book in the Millennium trilogy by Stieg Larsson and progresses the tale of Lisbeth Salander, a rather unus ...more
Jan 2010
Aug 27, 2010
 
Trust Me, I'm a Vet
3.47
Trust Me, I'm a Vet is most definitely a novel of two parts. I say that because the vet aspects and the animal stories were handled beautifully and pr ...more
Jan 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
Empire in Black and Gold (Shadows of the Apt, #1)
3.60
Empire in Black and Gold is an interesting little discovery. Adrian Tchaikovsky has been quietly churning out this series, which receives lots of soli ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 27, 2010
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
4.17
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest is the third book in the acclaimed Millennium trilogy, and completes the tale of Lisbeth Salander. In this novel ...more
Jan 2010
Aug 27, 2010
 
Child 44 (Leo Demidov, #1)
4.05
The setting is 1950s Russia, under the rule of Stalin. Leo Demidov - an officer of the MGB, State Security - is forced to tell two grieving parents th ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 20, 2011
 
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.39
I don't give out five star ratings very often. In my view a book has to be simply excellent to warrant it - it has to be a book that I return to again ...more
not set
Jul 16, 2010
 
King Maker (Knights of Breton Court #1)
2.84
From the drug gangs of downtown Indianapolis, the one true king will arise. The King Arthur myth gets dramatically retold through the eyes of street h ...more
Mar 03, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
 
Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)
4.04
Fool Moon by Jim Butcher is the second of the Dresden Files. In this novel we follow Harry Dresden as he becomes embroiled in a mystery involving were ...more
May 25, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Falls the Shadow  (Welsh Princes, #2)
4.37
In "Falls the Shadow" Penman continues her trilogy of the turbulent times in Wales and England through the troubled thirteenth century.

We meet again c
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Aug 13, 2014
Jul 16, 2010
 
The Reckoning  (Welsh Princes, #3)
4.43
"The Reckoning" is the third book in the trilogy concentrating on the final days of Wales as a truly independent country from England. It links most c ...more
Aug 20, 2014
Jul 16, 2010
 
The Queen Must Die. K.A.S. Quinn
3.63
The Queen Must Die is a time travel adventure story featuring Katie Berger-Jones-Burg, a young girl from New York who finds herself in the palace of Q ...more
Jan 2011
Jun 12, 2011
 
Here be Dragons (Welsh Princes, #1)
4.31
This work is a sweeping historical epic concerning Llewelyn Fawr - the first self-proclaimed Prince of Wales - and his enduring love affair with Joann ...more
Jun 10, 2014
Jul 16, 2010
 
Duncton Rising (Book of Silence, #2)
4.11
These Duncton books reach a new low. Since Horwood clearly didn't take the trouble to write anything worth reading, I shall not take the trouble to co ...more
not set
Jul 14, 2010
 
The Other Side of the Dale
3.90
I highly enjoyed this gentle selection of anecdotes about Gervase Phinn's experiences in his first year as a school inspector in the Yorkshire Dales. ...more
not set
Jul 16, 2010
 
Head Over Heels in the Dales
4.05
Book Number 3 in the Dales series by Gervase Phinn.

Another delightful book full of anecdotal tales. This story also delves a little more into the pers
...more
not set
Jul 16, 2010
 
Dissolution (Matthew Shardlake, #1)
4.06
I have had my eye on the Shardlake novels for a little while - I greatly enjoy historical novels that do more than simply chronicle the events of the ...more
not set
Aug 27, 2010
 
The Double Edged Sword
3.63
You know when you pick a book randomly from your shelves and start reading with little to no expectations, and then it just blows you away? You end up ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 11, 2011
 
By Midnight (Ravenwood Mysteries, #1)
3.60
April is deeply upset when her father takes a job at a small paper in London, and moves his wife and daughter from Edinburgh to do so. At first she is ...more
not set
Aug 04, 2010
 
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone, #1)
3.65
In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he's only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he's one of them. Theo knows eve ...more
Jun 08, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, #1)
4.04
Teenager Nick Gautier thinks he knows everything. Streetwise, tough and savvy, his quick sarcasm is renowned. But his whole world is suddenly turned u ...more
Jun 08, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4)
4.30
Ever since his girlfriend left town to deal with her newly acquired taste for blood, Harry Dresden has been down and out in Chicago. He can't pay his ...more
Jun 05, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3)
4.18
Harry Dresden's faced some pretty terrifying foes during his career. Giant scorpions. Oversexed vampires. Psychotic werewolves. It comes with the terr ...more
May 28, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Courage and Honour
3.89
The noble Ultramarines epitomise the Space Marines, the genetically enhanced warriors who protect the Imperium from its foes. Newly returned from the ...more
Jun 16, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
Storm Front is the first book in the long-running Dresden Files by Jim Butcher, introducing us to Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden, the only wizar ...more
May 22, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Wolfsangel
3.44
M.D. Lachlan brings us a story from the North, where a Prince falls in love with a farmer’s daughter and goes to the far ends of the earth to rescue h ...more
May 19, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
The Sweetest Thing
3.85
This is the third novel by Cathy Woodman in the Talyton St George series (preceded by Trust Me, I'm a Vet and Must Be Love). This book can be picked u ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 01, 2011
 
Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs, #1)
4.11
Altered Carbon is the first in a series involving Takeshi Kovacs, a former Envoy, which is a futuristic version of an SAS trooper - designed as a comb ...more
Apr 25, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
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