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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 (The Red Queen’s War, #1)
EDIT: Prince of Fools is on the long-list for this year's Gemmell Legend Award.


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Oct 05, 2013
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)

My next book Prince of Fools has been released!

Check out the first dozen reviews

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Mar 07, 2011
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
The Liar’s Key (Red Queen’s War, Book 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 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 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
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
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
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
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)
There's a tendency when reading a series to rate the books against each other rather than against the world. I've seen it done to my own books: I love ...more
Jan 24, 2015
Jan 02, 2015
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
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
Princess of Thorns
Sounds like a book I should read!

Edit: Very sorry to see Stacey Jay vanish off the internet. For the record I saw nothing wrong at all with her kicks
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Feb 25, 2014
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
The Colour of Magic (Discworld, #1)
I haven't reviewed this because I read it so long ago that all I can remember is I loved it.

I'll take our very old and battered copy (bought in 1987)
Mar 14, 2015
Sep 23, 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
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
Promise of Blood (The Powder Mage, #1)
This book took me a while to read - so you might take that to mean it's easily put down. Actually it wasn't really, the main trouble for me was that w ...more
Nov 24, 2014
Dec 12, 2012
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
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
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
I didn't read this until last year. I saw the film about six months later. I'm a new convert still radiant with that 'just converted' glow.

Along with
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May 30, 2011
The Wheel of Osheim (The Red Queen's War, #3)
I'm not going to beat around the bush - this is a towering work of literary genius.

Allow me to demonstrate with a paragraph from the prologue:

“Fuck! F
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May 23, 2015
Sleeping Beauty (The Broken Empire, #2.5)
This 10,000 word story covers a period between the end of the 'early thread' in Emperor of Thorns and the start of the 'now' thread in King of Thorns. ...more
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Jul 06, 2013
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
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
Those Above (The Empty Throne, #1)
Before I get into this I need to headline that Daniel Polansky is a brilliant writer who annoys me by writing stuff I know I would do a less good job ...more
Feb 25, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
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
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