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Janie Steps In (La Rochelle, #7)
liked it
I liked this. Not as much as the earlier books in the series perhaps, but I liked it. I liked seeing all the next generation children that I recognise ...more
Nov 21, 2015
Nov 20, 2015
Cat in the Mirror
liked it
I read this many, many, many years ago, probably when I still fitted its intended audience in the children's section of the library.

I had completely f
Oct 03, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
The Annotated Firebird
really liked it
Review post reading to come.

Written pre-reading:
I read the very original editions of Firebird and Fusion Fire back in the '80s when they were original
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
Crewel Yule (A Needlecraft Mystery, #8)
liked it
I didn't enjoy this latest needlecraft mystery as much as I have the others. I'm not sure why, except that I wonder if moving out of the familiar sett ...more
Oct 26, 2005
Oct 16, 2012
Deryni Rising (The Chronicles of the Deryni, #1)
liked it
REREAD: 14 March 2016 - 19 March 2016 (7/10)

As I said back in 2005 (good grief, over 10 years ago), I remember finding these books amazing but hard wo
Mar 19, 2016
Sep 26, 2012
Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling #1)
really liked it
ORIGINAL READ: 10 September, 2006 to 10 September, 2006

Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh (9/10)
Paranormal Romance. Quite different from a lot of othe
May 16, 2015
Nov 04, 2012
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
it was amazing
ORIGINAL READ: 10/10 (18 October 2004 - 23 October 2004)

When I entered this book into my book cataloguing programme and got to the field labelled 'cat
Dec 08, 2007
Sep 24, 2012
The Song of Homana (Cheysuli)
liked it
I rather struggled with this one and I don't know why. It's still a good book and I definitely enjoyed it, especially in the second half, but I got st ...more
Jun 21, 2016
May 22, 2016
Judith Kerr's Creatures
really liked it
This was a lovely read about a favourite children's author. If you, or your child, has ever loved a Judith Kerr book, give this a read.

For some reason
Dec 18, 2013
Dec 18, 2013
What Makes This Book So Great
really liked it
This book is a collection of essays published by Jo Walton on the website between July 2008 and February 2010. The are almost all about SF (an ...more
Jan 20, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
The Real Macaw (Meg Langslow, #13)
really liked it
I’ve been reading Donna Andrews’ Meg Langslow series for years now and each time a new book comes out I look forward to reading it. Since I got caught ...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
Lyra's Oxford (His Dark Materials, #3.5)
it was ok
I've given this a mediocre rating. It was a nice little story about Lyra and Pan, but didn't feel particularly necessary. Either there's very little s ...more
Mar 29, 2006
Oct 16, 2012
Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles: The Authorized Adaptation
liked it
Dave got this one from the library and, since it was sitting there, I thought I'd give it a read. I remember my father reading this one and him watchi ...more
Sep 24, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Eustacia Goes to the Chalet School
really liked it
I'm calling this a reread as I have read the paperback version of Eustacia before. All the same, it's kind of a new read as well.

While I've known for
Apr 21, 2016
Apr 07, 2016
The Darkest Road (The Fionavar Tapestry, #3)
it was amazing
11 Jul 2011
I’ve got a couple of quotes here that are really part of the same piece with some extra dialogue etc. in between. The idea (if not the deta
Jul 13, 2011
Jul 08, 2011
A Wind in the Door (Time, #2)
liked it
Here we go, the second book in Madeleine L’Engle’s Time Quintet and the second book for Kailana’s challenge. I’ve always felt that A Wrinkle in Time a ...more
Feb 16, 2010
Jan 20, 2010
The Thirteenth Tale
it was amazing

Title: The Thirteenth Tale

Author: Diane Setterfield

Author's Website:

Year published: September 2006

Is th
Nov 16, 2006
Feb 08, 2013
Naked in Death (In Death, #1)
really liked it
REREAD: 23 August, 2007 to 25 August, 2007

It is the year 2058, and technology now completely rules the world. But New York City Detective Eve Dallas k
Jul 12, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Vendetta: Chronicles of the Lost King
really liked it
This was a reread for me. I found the original paperback publication by chance many years ago and enjoyed reading both it and the sequel, Dynteryx: Ch ...more
Mar 28, 2015
Mar 31, 2015
Dust (Jacob's Ladder, #1)
really liked it
I really enjoyed this. I was a bit nervous starting as my experience with Elizabeth Bear has previously left me feeling kind of stupid.

I read and love
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 06, 2011
really liked it
I have to let this one digest a bit before commenting, but I liked it a lot and it was certainly a page turner. I just had to keep reading.

Aug 28, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
Tinker (Elfhome, #1)
it was amazing
REREAD #2 9/10 (11 July 2015 - 18 July 2015)

REREAD #1: 10/10 (23 April 2006 - 27 April 2006)

I became a Wen Spencer fan after Barbara-the-pusher (my af
Jul 18, 2015
Oct 16, 2012
Witness in Death (In Death, #10)
really liked it
It's not just this book that is the fault of my dealer, it is the whole series. She conned me into reading Naked in Death last year and here I am devo ...more
Jul 17, 2004
Sep 24, 2012
The Case of the Late Pig (Albert Campion Mystery #8)
really liked it
In January, the combination of an obituary in The Times and an anonymous letter featuring a mole, send Campion and Lugg to a funeral. The deceased is ...more
Jan 09, 2005
Sep 25, 2012
The Voice (Ephemera, #2.5)
really liked it
I loaded an epub reading app onto my phone in order to show it to a friend who is considering a new phone of her own and wants to make sure she has a ...more
May 28, 2015
May 30, 2014
Love and Romanpunk (Twelve Planets book 2)
it was amazing
I've had this waiting for me to get around to reading it for ages. I got it as a giveaway offered by Twelve Planets Press and the Galactic Suburbia po ...more
Nov 18, 2014
May 30, 2014
Flowers for the Judge (Albert Campion #7)
it was ok
Paul Brande is found dead in his publishing firm's strong room under puzzling circumstances. At the inquest, this death is ruled to be murder and his ...more
Dec 22, 2004
Sep 25, 2012
Slightly Dangerous (Bedwyn Saga, #6)
liked it
Balogh's fans have longed to see Wulfric, the imperturbable duke of Bewcastle, fall in love, and Balogh has created the perfect heroine to fell him—Ch ...more
Aug 30, 2007
Jun 12, 2015
Heart Duel (Celta's Heartmates, #3)
really liked it
In her first novel, HeartMate, Robin D. Owens introduced us to the planet Celta. It was settled around 400 years ago by colonists from Earth. While I ...more
Aug 11, 2004
Sep 24, 2012
Blood Law (Alexandra Sabian, #1)
really liked it
I discovered Jeannie Holmes through a couple of degrees of social networking (and it’s gone a step further as Mel tells me she’s ordered a copy for he ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 28, 2011
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