cover title author avg rating rating my rating review Down_arrow date read date added
 
Timeline
3.77
I loved this book... and then some arse made a really crap film and the book lost some of its shine... I couldn't rid my mind of the film set and acto...more
not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
3.92
I really do not care what others think... I adored this book.

I read it on a summer holiday a couple of years ago and have since re-read it a number of...more
Aug 2006
Jan 23, 2008
 
Westworld
3.57
A classic...
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
A Gazetteer Of British Ghosts
3.83
This was a great read. I got it from a jumble sale as a kid. The jumble sale was to raise money for our Scout Group.

We used to read this book, by torc...more
not set
Apr 02, 2008
 
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide, #1)
4.17
Brilliant.... but "reading bloody books all day doesn't get the bloody lawn cut does it?"

No... neither does it get the kitchen tiled, the car cleaned...more
Apr 13, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
1984
4.09
Every re-read brings the realisation that this book is outstanding....

More and more I see todays world in Orwells book...

Smith is a superb character a...more
Jan 1986
Jan 22, 2008
 
Last Light (Last Light, #1)
3.88
OMG.. What a fantastic book. His last book was wondeful and this one doesn't let him down at all.

I loved this book and could not put it down.

It was w...more
not set
Feb 13, 2008
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.29
Why oh why oh why did I not read this before I watched the movie? [It took me over 100 pages to rid myself of the images from the movie and start crea...more
Mar 26, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
4.38
These books just get better and better.

I cannot believe that these are the same books that I have for so long neglected, only to marvel at them at th...more
Apr 04, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, #1)
3.97
I know that Atwood is a skilled and talented science fiction writer, but this simply was not my favourite book of hers.

Yes... brilliantly skilful wri...more
not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
The Time Machine
3.82
I cannot remember which came first to me... the movie or the book... probably the movie that then inspired me to read it.

I really loved it and, even a...more
not set
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
4.48
Was disappointed actually.... the end of the book was somewhat spolied for me... I had to go out to bat! Had a crap innings... only mad 5.... so I sup...more
Apr 26, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide #4)
4.05
A beach, a book and a few hours were all that i needed to get third degree sunburn. I also recieved partial-deafness due to nagging offrom my 2 daught...more
not set
Apr 13, 2008
 
Signs in the Sky: Prophecies for the End of An Age
3.43
What a pile of crap....

Purchased at a jumble sale... thrown in the bin.

I couldn't bring myself to give it to a charity shop as I believe the smell of...more
not set
Feb 05, 2008
 
Alien Seed (Space 1999)
3.19
I read several Space 1999 books. The tv series was excellent. The special effects [done by the Andersons of Thunderbirds fame] were superb for their t...more
not set
Jun 05, 2008
 
Survivors
3.70
Watched the series in the 70's.. then bought the book... scared be half-to-death...

Then came bird flu...

Now they are re-making the series and it start...more
not set
Jan 25, 2008
 
The Lure
3.35
Fast paced, good story with reasonable character development. The story is sometimes a little unbelievable, but the book is enjoyable all the same.
Jul 2007
Feb 11, 2008
 
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide, #3)
4.16
Fantastic again... but I think I will leave the next book till my holiday... they are so easy to read and some days simply nothing else will do.
Apr 23, 2008
Apr 13, 2008
 
Prey
3.65
Another interesting storyline from Crichton. Good characters, good plot and enjoyable throughout.

A very quick and simple read.
not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
Mostly Harmless
3.93
I really did enjoy this... but it felt more like cashing in than a book that needed to be written.
not set
Apr 13, 2008
 
TOMORROW PEOPLE IN "THE LOST GODS"
3.40
As a child this book [and the tv series] scared me. How strange now, looking back on it.
not set
Apr 27, 2008
 
Breakaway
3.35
Whatever happened to Martin Landau?

I thought all of this was so real aged 12/13...
Jan 1976
Jun 05, 2008
 
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide #2)
4.19
bloody brilliant... and such an easy/quick read.... and so on to the third....
Apr 20, 2008
Apr 13, 2008
 
Nemesis
3.23
Not as enjyable as The Lure, but a very good book all the same.
not set
Feb 11, 2008
 
Destiny's Road
3.40
Oh dear.. oh dear .... oh deary deary deary!!!!!!
not set
May 24, 2008
 
Next
3.43
None
not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.38
None
Jan 2003
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
4.15
None
not set
Jan 28, 2008
 
The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)
4.20
None
not set
Jan 28, 2008
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
4.29
None
Jan 2005
Feb 03, 2008
Rss More books shelved as 'sci-fi-and-fantasy' »
« previous 1