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The Angels Are Here (Paradox, #1)
3.75
Received this copy free in return for review - to be posted shortly

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Really enjoyed this book and can't wait to read the next.

It's beautifull...more
Aug 11, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
 
King's Wrath (Valisar, #3)
3.75
Great book in the usual tradition of McIntosh. However it seemed too much of a "answering" everything, maybe another book was needed to make it more o...more
Jan 24, 2011
Feb 09, 2011
 
The Pigeon King
4.00
Possible spoiler alert...
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3.5 stars, more than a 3 but not quite matching the 4 of other books I've reviewed.

I received this a free copy for...more
Sep 18, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
 
Defiance
3.29
Received a copy for review
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Would like to give 3.5 stars rather than the 3 but GR does not oblige :o(

It took me a while to get into this book but o...more
Aug 10, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
Mockingjay
4.03
Not knowing the history of these books, I'd say it was written as one book which did so well that sequels were written. The third instalment (as was t...more
May 15, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
Twist Turn and Burn
4.00
This was received as a free copy for review
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I've not come across flash fiction before, well not stated as such anyway. If this is the usual stand...more
Aug 18, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
Living through Hope!
4.20
Not my usual genre but an enjoyable read none the less.

The story of Bridget follows history as it happens and is descriptive and detailed enough to pa...more
Sep 2011
Sep 12, 2011
 
9 Miracles: One Mother's Amazing Journey Home After Seeing Her Son Off to War
4.53
I received this book through First Reads and will be posting a review when done. Watch this space!

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This is more of a novella or even a book o...more
Mar 21, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
 
City of Dragons (Rain Wild Chronicles #3)
3.96
Don't believe the negative reviews, I can't believe they almost had me questioning it and I've been reading RH since way back!

No it's not a leap out,...more
May 06, 2012
May 05, 2012
 
Liberator's Ruin
3.83
I received this book as a free copy for review
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I actually want to give this 4.5, curse Good Reads for not allowing half stars!

A great book, not re...more
Aug 18, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
Russell Wiley Is Out to Lunch
3.38
This book was received through First Reads, review will follow shortly.

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It's been two years since I waved goodbye to the corporate world and wi...more
Apr 14, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
 
Casting Shadows
3.00
Received free for review through First Reads
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A book of short stories and poems, all with a dark side to them with some not always obvious from the...more
Oct 14, 2011
Oct 01, 2011
 
Inside Out (Insider, #1)
3.84
Wish I could give a 3.5. or even 3.75, good but doesn't quite reach the standard of some of the books I've read recently.

I didn't realise it was actua...more
Mar 19, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
The Outcast
3.54
Really odd book... took me a couple of attempts to read it and it was most definitely in the category of "Book to put on hold if something else comes...more
Jul 25, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
Unfaithfully Yours
3.49
I received a copy of this for review from JC.

This book appears to almost have a split personality. The first part of the book is quite graphic in cont...more
Jun 29, 2012
Jul 04, 2012
 
The Gruffalo's Child
4.22
Love it... always like Donaldson & Scheffer books and this is a lovely follow-on from The Gruffalo. Little miss loves it and after only a couple o...more
Feb 11, 2011
Feb 09, 2011
 
Cold Fire (Spiritwalker, #2)
4.00
I find it quite difficult to review Kate Elliot's books (apart from the first series which I loved), I find them very absorbing while I read them but...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
 
Sadist: The Rise
4.00
Hmm, I liked the build up of this book and the early chapters are particularly good at drawing the reader in. But those unknowns that keep you reading...more
Dec 13, 2011
Nov 29, 2011
 
Cloak of Magic (Shaihen Heritage, #1)
3.79
Received as part of First Reads, review will be added shortly.
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I'm really torn by this book, some bits had me desperate to read on but others...more
Jul 06, 2011
Jun 04, 2011
 
Papers
4.50
HM is fantastic, brutally honest, clever and not scared to tackle those misconceptions that need to be torn down. And she can write. Buy it, read it,...more
Jul 22, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
I loved this book the first time I read it and it still impressed second time around.

I really can't say any more as then I would just get dragged into...more
Apr 10, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
 
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
3.87
What starts out as a charming tale of a little old man off to find an old friend and himself along the way turns into something a whole lot more. His...more
not set
Jan 05, 2014
 
The Girl Who Couldn't Say No
3.20
This book was received as part of First Reads, will post a review when read... watch this space.

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I really enjoyed this book, it's a frank but r...more
Apr 25, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
 
Tabby McTat
3.93
Another future classic from the Donaldson/Scheffler team.

Have to say I wasn't as impressed with this one as the others, it just didn't seem to flow ea...more
May 29, 2011
May 29, 2011
 
The Mindful Writer, Still the Mind, Free the Pen (Volume 1)
4.33
Received as part of First Reads, review to follow shortly.
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Received AND read today! This is a wonderful mix of confronting your inner demons and p...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
 
For Every Action
4.20
Received as a free copy for review.
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Reasonable book, writing was good as was the storyline, it just didn't grab my attention for no reason that...more
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
Goose on the Loose (Usborne Easy Words to Read)
3.70
Great book, easy words for children learning to read. Like the fact that while it uses phonics there are also "patterns" for the words eg Goose and Lo...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Ted's Shed
3.67
Great book, easy words for children learning to read. Like the fact that while it uses phonics there are also "patterns" for the words eg Goose and Lo...more
Jul 17, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Toad Makes a Road
4.16
Great book, easy words for children learning to read. Like the fact that while it uses phonics there are also "patterns" for the words eg Goose and Lo...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Shark in the Park
3.63
Great book, easy words for children learning to read. Like the fact that while it uses phonics there are also "patterns" for the words eg Goose and Lo...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
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