Shadows at Stonewylde (Stonewylde, #4)
The fourth book in the Stonewylde series, and as the title suggests, there are certainly a great deal of shadows over the idyllic world of Stonewylde. ...more
Oct 11, 2012
Jul 28, 2011
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
This book is a work of literary genius - so why the four stars? Well, it took me since December to read it. That's the only reason it loses a star, I' ...more
Aug 09, 2013
Oct 26, 2012
Enjoyed the artwork more than the story I think, however its only the 1st comic, i'd probably be willing to read a few more before I formed a proper d ...more
Jul 07, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
Burial Rites
I really enjoyed this book. The story is based around true events from 1829 where a woman, Agnes Magnúsdóttir is due to be executed for murder. Agnes ...more
Aug 14, 2014
Apr 08, 2014
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
Not my cup of tea in genre, but not terrible! I apparently like it enough to want to read the next one. I personally would not recommend it, as i beli ...more
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
Boudicca: A tale of love and Romans
I thought that it was a good children's book, but felt a bit like it was trying to be Horrible Histories and not quite getting there. Still, a good wa ...more
May 31, 2012
May 31, 2012
The Helmet of Horror
I think I'm with some other people when I say I didn't necessarily "like" this book, opposed to the fact that I understood it. It's a clever retelling ...more
Jan 19, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
A brilliantly creepy collection of short stories. Definitely felt that there was some Lovecraft influence, and really enjoyed the dark, otherworldly n ...more
Jul 30, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
Infinity Blade: Awakening (Infinity Blade, #1)
I haven't played the Infinity Blade game, but after reading this book I might well give it a go! A really good short story, with some great ideas and ...more
Apr 05, 2013
Apr 07, 2013
Casino Royale
I have grown up with the bond films, but this is the first time I've ever read one. I got my copy of Casino Royale via World Book Night 2013, and was ...more
May 13, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
I really enjoyed this Sci-Fi short story by Brandon Sanderson, he continues to show what a talented story teller he is! Good work.
Apr 05, 2013
Apr 07, 2013
The Emperor's Soul
A great short story, with wonderful potential for further integration with the Elantris world in later books (I hope!).
Apr 03, 2013
Apr 07, 2013
Equal Rites (Discworld, #3)
More genius from Pratchett, although I didn't enjoy this as much as the previous two, it seemed to sag in the middle, where not much happened. But I a ...more
Jun 14, 2012
May 30, 2012
Green Hornet, Vol. 1
Amazing artwork, and an interesting story! Definitely worth a read if you're into comics!
Jul 07, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland - For a Little While (Fairyland, #0.5)
A short story set before The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making.

I liked the story, though I felt it lacked some of the pa
Sep 2014
Sep 01, 2014
Infinity Blade: Redemption (Infinity Blade, #2)
Another great instalment of the Infinity Blade series, building on the characters and relationships started in Infinity Blade: Awakening. I love Sande ...more
Oct 2013
Sep 12, 2013
The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From The Living Dead
3.5 Stars I think!

I now feel that I am in possession of all the info I need for dealing with any stage of a Zombie attach... wonderful!
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 18, 2014
The Bell Jar
An incredible journey is contained in this book. Beautiful writing.
Mar 03, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
Great artwork, and such a great story. Loved it!
Jan 09, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
This book was just unlike anything I've read before - writing style, content... all of it.

It definitely took me some time to get my head around the w
Aug 19, 2014
Apr 08, 2014
The Lovecraft Anthology: Volume 2
More weird stories with great artwork!
May 22, 2013
May 18, 2013
The Song of Achilles
I loved this book! I read it in about 3-4 hours of solid reading. The author writes beautifully, and creates a wonderful story which feels true to gre ...more
Jul 09, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
New Spring (Wheel of Time, #0)
I read this after finishing the series up to book 12 of the Wheel of Time series. I really enjoyed it! I'm not sure i would recommend reading it as th ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Where the Wild Things Are
Three stars may seem a bit low for a book that I am fully aware is a classic childrens book. Unfortunately the first time i read this book was when i ...more
Jan 2010
Jul 24, 2011
Creepy as hell.

A great book, which I found a bit slow to get into to start with (hence the four stars). However there is no doubt as to what a great
Oct 30, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
The Lady Astronaut of Mars: A Tor.Com Original
In a world where Mars has been colonised, this 31 page story follows an Astronaut Elma who has to make a difficult decision, as well as exploring her ...more
Aug 28, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
Fortunately, the Milk . . .
A great children's book - Dinosaurs, time travel, pirates, aztecs and aliens!

and BEAUTIFUL illustrations by Chris Riddell! The kind of pictures you s
Oct 25, 2013
Sep 28, 2013
Dark Eden
I enjoyed reading Dark Eden but it wasn't amazing. I enjoyed the way in which it was written, from different perspectives, and the language style was ...more
Aug 16, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
The Walk Up Nameless Ridge
A short story about the lengths ambition will drive you both physically and mentally, set on a far off world.

It's quite disturbing, in a non horror k
Aug 31, 2014
Aug 31, 2014
Zlata's Diary
I read this a long time ago, when I was in year 6 or 7, I remember finding it incredibly interesting, but I definitely must read it again!
Jan 1999
Dec 13, 2012