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Snuff (Discworld, #39)

as good as I think all Discworld books are, this for me is the best I have read for a while. It has all the expected lightness of touch th
Nov 06, 2011
Jun 11, 2011
The Colour of Magic (Discworld, #1)
the first of the Discworld novels is a good read, but not the best as this is where we find Pratchett finding his feet, for a Kindle book it's not ove ...more
Jul 11, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
The Reboot with Joe Juice Diet: Lose Weight, Get Healthy and Feel Amazing
Really good book. Explains Joe's approach to juicing in a way that you would explain things to a mate. Juicing is broken down into day by day chunks w ...more
Feb 21, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
Equal Rites (Discworld, #3)
Terry Pratchett's first Discworld outing for Granny Weatherwax. This is what feminism should be, none of this bra burning nonsense. A strong woman tha ...more
Oct 2011
Jun 14, 2011
The Fifth Elephant (Discworld, #24)
Vampires, werewolves and a P'd off City Watch commander out of his jurisdiction and fed up with politicing. What could be better? :)
not set
Jun 13, 2011
The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library #1)
The invisible library
Rather good. Quite light, and easy to be drawn in to the story.
Basic concept, a mystical (ish) library that spans the dimension
May 12, 2015
Apr 29, 2015
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
well, I think 4 stars is fair for Catching Fire. Fast paced from the outset, as all the real character building has been done in The Hunger Games. and ...more
May 05, 2012
Aug 16, 2011
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
I have been meaning to read Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy for many years since I watched the BBC television series when I was a little thing. It is ...more
May 10, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
Sourcery (Discworld, #5)
Here we have the return of Rincewind in his first story after The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic. while the other books,the first two of the ...more
Dec 30, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
London, the Doggy and Me
I was not entirely sure what I made of this story when I began reading it, as it is another one of those books/stories that fall into the "not my norm ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Mar 06, 2012
Remembrance of the Daleks
A really good novelisation of the TV story of the same name, also by Ben Aaronovitch
While this story doesn't have the same depth of his Peter Grant books, it has to
Jul 10, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
The Hunchback Assignments (The Hunchback Assignments, #1)
My first active steps into the world of Steampunk. Not the deepest read in the world, but a good yarn none the less. the book is classed as YA so it f ...more
Oct 06, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
Pyramids (Discworld, #7)
4 stars for Pyramids. I find this story from the Discworld takes a bit more getting into than other books.
Teppic, our hero, is sent from the ancient K
Jun 08, 2012
Nov 11, 2011
The Time Machine
I did like the story, I may have come at it with expectation based on my love of the 1950s film version. that aside, it is a good story and well writt ...more
May 23, 2012
May 22, 2012
Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4)
Excellent story , moves away from the fare of the previous books and goes into the complicated politics of the Nevernever. More of the Harry Dresden ...more
Mar 03, 2013
Jul 23, 2012
The Dark Tower, Volume 1: The Gunslinger Born
I haven't read any of the Dark Tower books as I tend to avoid Stephen King, however a friend lent me his copy of the bound version of parts 1 to 7 of ...more
May 21, 2012
May 21, 2012
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
I began reading Princess of Mars just before going to see the film "John Carter", and have to say that as much as I enjoyed the film, it is another on ...more
Apr 24, 2012
Sep 15, 2011
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
I thought this was a rather good read, looking at the story of a boy that sees the world in his own unique way. the author made the point somewhere th ...more
Jun 23, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
Star Smashers of the Galaxy Rangers
Giving it a three just now because it's been years since I read it. I remember it being very funny, but don't really remember the details. I'm sure my ...more
not set
Sep 11, 2011
The Diamond Throne (The Elenium, #1)
I have liked David Eddings for a long time. His stories will probably not change your life, however as sword and sorcery goes The Diamond Throne is a ...more
Jun 12, 2012
Jun 14, 2011
Return to Wonderland
Excellent artwork. Very dark and rather gory, a twisted trip down the rabbit hole (or in this case a hole in the celler), definitely not the children' ...more
Jun 07, 2012
Jun 07, 2012
Doctor Who: The Skull Of Sobek
Not the strongest of Big Finish's Eighth Doctor Audio adventures. It seems to lack the flow of other stories, however a good cast makes up for this is ...more
Jun 19, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, #6)
MacBeth with a twist. there has been about 20 years between the first and second reading of this book, how foolish for leaving it so long.
I found the
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
The Ultimate Book of Mind Maps
a good book that leads you through the beginning of a mind map, through to planning for exams and life. I often dip back in always find something new ...more
not set
Jun 14, 2011
I found Mockingjay quite difficult to get into. the first half found the characters very out of sort, and not as engaging as in The Hunger Games or Ca ...more
Jun 22, 2012
Aug 16, 2011
The Ulysses Quicksilver Short Story Collection
A sedate trio of stories with a rather bland set of characters and no real plot twists to speak of. as an introduction to the Ulysses Quicksilver stor ...more
Oct 19, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
Doctor Who: The Chimes of Midnight (Big Finish Audio Drama, #29)
Christmas has never been darker and we get a little of Charley (the companion) history. quite a sad story with a rather sinister vain running thru.
not set
Sep 17, 2011
Moving Pictures (Discworld, #10)
I hadn't read this book for about 15 years, so my memories were quite vague and slightly rose tinted.
However, it turns out not as rose tinted as I th
Feb 06, 2013
Jun 14, 2011
this is such a good read, I watched the film before reading the book, and the two are very different stories.
Please read and enjoy
Mar 18, 2011
Jun 11, 2011
Guards! Guards! (Discworld, #8)
The birth of a legend. Dragons or not real, everyone knows that, they died out thousand of years ago. Yet there would appear to be one loose in Ankh M ...more
Aug 12, 2012
Jun 14, 2011
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