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The Quantum Thief
3.83
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

The Quantum Thief, the debut novel from Finnish speculative fiction author (and uber-s...more
Feb 20, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
 
The Uninvited
3.45
**spoiler alert** 2.5 stars

This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

If I’ve learned anything from books this year, it’s that if...more
Nov 2012
Nov 03, 2012
 
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
4.04
Seventeen-year-old Lena lives in a world where love is taboo, where passion is anathema, where poetry and art have fallen by the wayside, and romantic...more
Jan 27, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
 
Equinox (The Rosie Black Chronicles, #2)
3.97
Lara Morgan’s Genesis, the first in her dystopian YA trilogy The Rosie Black Chronicles, was a blistering read. Its sequel certainly continues in a si...more
Nov 18, 2011
Nov 24, 2011
 
172 Hours on the Moon
3.69
1.5 stars

This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

Oddly enough, the day I began reading 172 Hours on the Moon I also read that...more
May 22, 2012
May 24, 2012
 
Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling, #1)
4.13
With a half-Italian background and a birthday smack in the middle of the Leo section of the Zodiac, it would be a touch misleading for me to claim to...more
Aug 04, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
The Chrysalids
3.91
**spoiler alert** Some two years ago, I stood in a Japanese supermarket admiring the perfectly identical produce: large, robust apples, blemish-free b...more
Sep 15, 2010
Sep 13, 2010
 
Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2)
4.13
Foresight. Precognition. The third eye. If these were musical compositions,they'd be grouped together as ubiquitous, omnipresent 'variations on a them...more
Aug 06, 2010
Aug 06, 2010
 
The Reapers are the Angels (Reapers, #1)
3.92
I’d not heard anything about Alden Bell’s The Reapers are the Angels until it arrived in my letterbox, locked away in a padded bag, protected by mummy...more
Jun 05, 2010
Jun 25, 2010
 
1.4 (Point 4, #2)
3.86
Falls just short of a 4, but I'm rounding up.

This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.


“I am the boy running around trying to te...more
Sep 12, 2012
Sep 12, 2012
 
Revived
3.82
This review originally appeared at Read in a Single Sitting.

Though Daisy Appleby is surely the world record holder for Most Times Deceased and Revived...more
May 19, 2012
May 21, 2012
 
Lies (Gone, #3)
4.11
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

More than half a year has passed since the adults of Perdido Beach suddenly vanished, l...more
Jan 10, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
Pandemonium (Delirium, #2)
4.13
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

Lauren Oliver’s Delirium (see my review) posited a world in which love is outlawed due...more
Jun 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
Eve & Adam (Eve & Adam, #1)
3.60
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

"It's the fate of all creators: they fall in love with their creations."

The maker-crea...more
Oct 14, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
 
From the Earth to the Moon (Extraordinary Voyages, #4)
3.76
If there’s one thing that I’ve learned from watching American TV, it’s that Americans really do like their guns. Or really, anything that makes other...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
 
If I Could Fly
3.36
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

On a superficial level, Robert Cormier's excellentI Am the Cheese (see my review) invol...more
Mar 09, 2011
Mar 10, 2011
 
The Invisible Man
3.57
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Rather like an individual whose vices include smoking, tanning, and excessive drinking,...more
May 2011
May 08, 2011
 
Outpost (Outpost, #1)
3.66
This review originally appeared at
May 03, 2011
May 16, 2011
 
The Declaration (The Declaration, #1)
3.72
I felt a little misinformed when I began to read Gemma Malley‘s The Declaration. The jacket copy for this book is very coy, and I don’t feel does the...more
Feb 23, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
Journey to the Center of the Earth (Extraordinary Voyages, #3)
3.79
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Having recently ventured around the world with Mr Verne, I decided that a journey into...more
May 20, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
 
The Time Machine
3.82
This review originally appeared at
Jun 2011
Jun 08, 2011
 
Birthmarked (Birthmarked, #1)
3.92
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com


Given the spate of mediocre YA dystopian fiction hitting the shelves of late, it’s plea...more
Jun 05, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
 
The Island of Doctor Moreau
3.69
This review originally appeared at
Jun 2011
Jul 01, 2011
 
Pure (Pure, #1)
3.76
In my recent review of Chris Priestley’s Mister Creecher I mused on how humanity and physicality are inextricably tied: no matter how transcendant one...more
Feb 12, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
 
Hellhole (Hellhole, #1)
3.64
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Frontier planet Hallholme has earned the moniker Hellhole due to its immensely inhospit...more
May 26, 2011
May 30, 2011
 
Brave New World
3.93
This review originally appeared on www.readinasinglesitting.com

Some of you might be aware that the title of Aldous Huxley’s famous novel Brave New Wor...more
Sep 13, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
The Forsaken (The Forsaken, #1)
3.67
This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com.

With its Katniss-lookalike cover illustration (Aus edition), stark black and red cover...more
Jan 02, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
The Man in the High Castle
3.83
**spoiler alert** This review originally appeared at www.readinasinglesitting.com

Looking back over a series of events, it’s possible to make out the n...more
Sep 19, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.94
This review originally appeared on readinasinglesitting.com

Fahrenheit 451 is set in a world that seems to gust and spin by, a fast-forwarded whirlwind...more
Sep 16, 2010
Sep 15, 2010
 
The Mysterious Island
4.03
Click here for my full review.

My recent foray into the oeuvre of Jules Verne has been enlightening in a number of ways. I’ve learned how it’s possible...more
Feb 2012
Feb 08, 2012
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