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Green Eggs and Ham
There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who like green eggs and ham, and those who don't.

Well, three. Those who like green eggs and ham. Tho
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Sep 18, 2012
Prince of Fools
Well... I kinda liked it.

One thing I didn't want to do was give you Jorg again in new clothes - I didn't want to put the reader straight back through
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Oct 05, 2013
Emperor of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #3)
[STOP PRESS] Prince of Fools now in shops! If you want to spend some more time in the Broken Empire ... pick it up!


In case you're wondering
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Aug 08, 2012
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)

My next book Prince of Fools has been released!

Check out the first dozen reviews

Remember you can fi
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Mar 07, 2011
The Daylight War (Demon Cycle, #3)
There are almost no authors I wait on. George Martin is one, Peter Brett another. I'm hooked on these books. They're the fun, exciting, imaginative fa ...more
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Jan 09, 2013
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
I haven't read a lot of fantasy in the last decade, so the fact I've read 12 of Robin Hobb's books in the last 5 years says a lot about how much I enj ...more
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Nov 07, 2010
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
I'll give this 5* with no begrudging. I'm pretty easy with my 5*, they're not reserved for the best book I've ever read, just very good books. I thoug ...more
Oct 05, 2014
Sep 24, 2011
The Long Earth (The Long Earth #1)
Everyone loves Sir Terry. I love Sir Terry. I love the books & have great respect for the man. This review is simply my opinion of the success of ...more
Jun 25, 2012
May 25, 2012
The Liar's Key (The Red Queen's War #2)
I'm a big fan. That Lawrence guy writes just like I would if I could be bothered.

This is my longest book to date, just over twice the word-count of Pr
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Aug 15, 2014
The Way of Shadows (Night Angel, #1)
I'd read a couple of sniffy reviews about this book and a friend was very meh about it ... even Weeks himself seemed a touch apologetic about his debu ...more
Mar 07, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
King of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #2)
[STOP PRESS] Prince of Fools now in shops! If you want to spend some more time in the Broken Empire ... pick it up!

King of Thorns was a gamble on the
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Aug 20, 2011
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
So, I was surprised to discover we owned this book, since it's a very well known book but nobody in my house had ever mentioned it to me.

Turns out my
Feb 17, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
Blood Song (Raven's Shadow, #1)
I won't lie, some small but undeniable part of me came to this book hoping to find fault. It would take a better man than me to watch Anthony Ryan's b ...more
Aug 17, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
Fool's Assassin (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy #1)
Reading Robin Hobb makes me feel like I'm back in school ... or it would do if that were where I learned to write fiction. I have on occasion felt rat ...more
Sep 20, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
This is the review I did for the Sunday Express. It only appeared in hardcopy so I can't link it.

Since it's a national newspaper and many of the reade
Aug 15, 2011
Jul 09, 2011
The Darkness That Comes Before (The Prince of Nothing, #1)
Found this in the parents' room at the hospital.

So I've seen a lot of Bakker-talk online and you'd think to read it that the man was either the devil
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Aug 16, 2012
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
I read this story quite a while back with no special expectations. Like most books I read it just happened to be lying around the house.

I read it, wa
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Nov 06, 2010
Princess of Thorns
Sounds like a book I should read!
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Feb 25, 2014
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
I bought this set for my boys a few Christmasses back - but really I bought it for me.

I've read the entire thing a few pages at a time over the course
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Jun 07, 2012
Malice (The Faithful and the Fallen #1)
I finished Malice by the excellent John Gwynne whilst at hospital with Celyn this week. It's taken me a very long time to read due to the many calls o ...more
Apr 05, 2013
Sep 04, 2012
Swords of Good Men (The Valhalla Saga, #1)
This is an unusual book - not because of the subject, though I can't remember reading any Viking fantasy of late (apart from the one I'm writing) or i ...more
Sep 14, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
The Whitefire Crossing (Shattered Sigil, #1)
woah, I've been reading this book forever! Just as with my last 10 books this is a reflection of my stupidly small amount of free time! I'm now suppos ...more
Apr 14, 2012
Sep 24, 2011
Low Town (Low Town, #1)
So - I was coming back on the train from my only day out in 8 years (I'd been to hook up with Peter Brett & Myke Cole in London) - a day out on wh ...more
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Jan 15, 2013
Miserere: An Autumn Tale
Like many books this year Miserere took me a long time to read. That's not a reflection on its quality.

On casual inspection you might be forgiven for
Dec 20, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
The Incorruptibles
An exceptionally well written book that shows an alternative world with numerous echoes of our own, set in a loose 'wild west' parallel with with an e ...more
Dec 21, 2013
Nov 28, 2013
Breach Zone (Shadow Ops, #3)
So, I've given all three of these books 5*. The first two were very good. I had slight niggles with both of them but nothing that stopped them being d ...more
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Jun 30, 2013
The Grim Company (The Grim Company, #1)
I read the last four or five chapters in one go and really enjoyed all the threads converging in a good old fashioned siege/punch-up.

The Grim company
Aug 18, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
Control Point (Shadow Ops, #1)
The first Advance Reviewer Copy I've ever been sent! (apart from my own work). Heard lots of good things about this one. Plus ... I didn't have to pay ...more
Jan 18, 2012
Dec 13, 2011
Tomorrow The Killing (Low Town, #2)
So... this book is a fantasy book but with very little effort you could map the plot and characters onto a number of real world scenarios and write it ...more
Oct 23, 2013
Sep 14, 2013
Personal Demons (Hopeless, Maine, #1)

I've read a lot of graphic novels over a lot of years. This isn't like those.

For one thing, it's night time. Seriously. They could have saved a l
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Oct 20, 2012
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