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Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1)
3.77
did not like it
Janet Evanovich is the well-known author of the Stephanie Plum series of books, and here she begins another series that edges firmly into the paranorm ...more
not set
Sep 15, 2010
 
Trickster's Queen (Daughter of the Lioness, #2)
4.28
it was ok
This is the sequel to Trickster's Choice, beginning six months or so after the events in that novel. Alianne Cooper, daughter of Alanna the Lioness an ...more
not set
Jul 14, 2010
 
The Detective (Johannes Cabal #2)
4.04
it was amazing
Johannes Cabal the Detective is the second book about the eponymous necromancer. I read the first book, Johannes Cabal the Necromancer, at the beginni ...more
not set
Aug 04, 2010
 
The Wayfarer Redemption (Wayfarer Redemption, #1)
3.93
liked it
A thousand years ago the people of Achar drove the Forbidden from their land in the War of the Axe. They pulled down huge swathes of woodland in their ...more
not set
Feb 10, 2010
 
The Left Hand of God (The Left Hand of God, #1)
3.65
it was ok
“The Sanctuary of the Redeemers is a vast and desolate place without joy or hope. Most of its occupants were taken there as boys and for years have en ...more
Feb 18, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1)
3.92
really liked it
Peter Grant is just a rookie cop in the Metropolitan Police Service when he discovers an aptitude for magic, and is taken on as an apprentice wizard. ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 20, 2011
 
Duncton Wood (Duncton Chronicles, #1)
4.02
liked it
As the tagline on the book suggests, this is "A clash of good and evil in the savage kingdom of moles." It bears comparison to Watership Down, but the ...more
not set
Jul 14, 2010
 
Memories of Ice (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #3)
4.39
it was amazing
Well, now... It’s hard to marshal my thoughts on this one—but what I can immediately verbalise is the fact that it would be impossible to pick a favou ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Silver Mage (Deverry, #15; The Dragon Mage, #7)
4.14
it was ok
The fifteenth book in the *very* long-running Deverry series. Here Katharine Kerr seeks to wrap up those last few plot points and bring the sequence t ...more
not set
Jul 16, 2010
 
Deadhouse Gates (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #2)
4.25
it was amazing
Oh. Em. Gee. What a bloody ride! I feel absolutely wrung out by this reading experience, completely exhausted, rundown, joyful, hopeful and a myriad o ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 27, 2010
 
The Sentinel Mage (The Cursed Kingdoms, #1)
3.72
it was ok
An ancient curse springs into life, and the only means of stopping it is using the mixed blood of a prince of Osgaard and a mage - Prince Harkeld. The ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 20, 2011
 
Once Bitten, Twice Shy (Jaz Parks, #1)
3.71
did not like it
In a genre that contains such heavy-hitters as Kelley Armstrong and Kim Harrison, Jennifer Rardin's debut novel is heralded as a fresh new take on the ...more
not set
Jul 16, 2010
 
Magus Of Stonewylde
4.00
liked it
I honestly don’t know how to review Magus of Stonewylde. I know it is one of the self-publishing phenomena that has now garnered a traditional publish ...more
Jan 2011
Jun 02, 2011
 
By Midnight (Ravenwood Mysteries, #1)
3.59
it was ok
April is deeply upset when her father takes a job at a small paper in London, and moves his wife and daughter from Edinburgh to do so. At first she is ...more
not set
Aug 04, 2010
 
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (Inheritance Trilogy, #1)
3.81
liked it
Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sk ...more
Feb 12, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
 
Dragon's Child (King Arthur, #1)
3.94
it was amazing
Dragon's Child is the first novel in a trilogy by M K Hume, dealing with the historical version of the tale of King Arthur. Here he is Artorex, and is ...more
Jan 2011
Feb 25, 2011
 
The Blade Itself (The First Law, #1)
4.14
liked it
The Blade Itself is the first novel in the First Law trilogy by Joe Abercrombie, and his debut novel. It follows the various misadventures of three in ...more
Jan 2011
Jan 28, 2011
 
Daggerspell (Deverry, #1)
3.89
really liked it
This is the first book in Katharine Kerr's long-running series about Deverry and the Westlands. It introduces the three linked characters of Jill, Rho ...more
not set
Feb 10, 2010
 
Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1)
3.86
really liked it
Well, Book 1 of a long, long journey completed and time to reflect on this opening chapter...

I don’t think, when I took on the project of reading the
...more
not set
Oct 06, 2010
 
The Power (The Secret Circle, #3)
4.00
liked it
The Power is the third and final book in The Secret Circle trilogy by L J Smith. In this story, the Circle are shattered by Faye's revelations at a ti ...more
Apr 13, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Blood Debt (Vicki Nelson, #5)
3.77
liked it
This is the fifth and last book in the series by Tanya Huff about Vicki Nelson, Henry Fitzroy and Mike Celluci. We pick up the tale as Henry finds him ...more
not set
Feb 10, 2010
 
False Gods
4.06
really liked it
This is the second in the Horus Heresy series from Black Library. The blurb from the back is as follows: The Great Crusade that has taken humanity int ...more
Jan 18, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Galaxy in Flames
4.06
liked it
This is the final book in the opening trilogy of the Horus Heresy, following Horus Rising by Dan Abnett and False Gods by Graham McNeill. It picks up ...more
Jan 26, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Cursor's Fury (Codex Alera, #3)
4.37
really liked it
Cursor's Fury is the third novel in the Codex Alera sequence by Jim Butcher. We return to events following Tavi, orphaned child - or, rather, young ma ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 20, 2011
 
The Midnight Mayor (Matthew Swift, #2)
4.13
it was amazing
The magical wards of London are being systematically destroyed — the ravens at the Tower of London are dead, the London Wall is defiled. Before the ve ...more
Mar 12, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Veteran (Veteran, #1)
3.67
really liked it
Gavin Smith's debut novel Veteran is a take on near-future military science fiction, where the world has been at war with Them for decades. Our "hero" ...more
Jan 2010
Aug 27, 2010
 
Johannes Cabal the Necromancer (Johannes Cabal, #1)
3.94
it was amazing
Johannes Cabal, a brilliant scientist and notorious snob, is obsessed with raising the dead. Tormented by a dark and harrowing secret, he travels to t ...more
not set
Feb 09, 2010
 
The Portable Door (J. W. Wells & Co., #1)
3.83
really liked it
I've come late to the Tom Holt party, but I'm glad I finally made it. This is the first book of his that I have read and I definitely intend to try mo ...more
not set
Jul 16, 2010
 
Academ's Fury (Codex Alera, #2)
4.27
liked it
Academ's Fury by Jim Butcher is the second novel in the Codex Alera sequence, featuring Tavi, a young man who has been taken under the wing of the Fir ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 20, 2011
 
Horus Rising
4.17
it was amazing
This is a novel issued by Black Library, the first in a series chronicling the Horus Heresy. The blurb from the back states: "It is the 31st millenniu ...more
Jan 13, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
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