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Review: The Turning, Tim Winton

Review: The Turning, Tim Winton

“Time doesn’t click on and on at the stroke. It comes and goes in waves and folds like water; it flutters and sifts like dust, rises, billows, falls back on itself.” Tim Winton is a beloved Australian author. I have only read one other novel by him (Breath), and I… Read more »

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Review: Perfect, Rachel Joyce

Review: Perfect, Rachel Joyce

This is a story about time. How a few seconds can alter lives forever. Byron Hemming is concerned after his friend James tells him that two seconds are going to be added to time. He becomes convinced that this is unnatural and is sure to result in some disastrous consequences…. Read more »

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Review: Taste of Darkness, Maria V Snyder

Review: Taste of Darkness, Maria V Snyder

Please note: This review is for the third and final installment in the Healer series and so contains spoilers for the first two books. You may prefer to read my reviews of Touch of Power and Scent of Magic (both on my old blog) instead. After having enjoyed Scent of Magic… Read more »

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Review: Dust, Hugh Howey

Review: Dust, Hugh Howey

Wow, what a satisfying and gripping conclusion to the Silo saga. I enjoyed this book so much that I forgot to take review notes while I was reading it. I was so engrossed in the plot and so invested in the characters that I forgot that this was an ARC… Read more »

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Review: Shift, Hugh Howey

Review: Shift, Hugh Howey

“Predict the inevitable”, she said, “and you’re bound to be right one day.” Shift is the second book in the Silo trilogy and the prequel to Wool.  It shows us the events that lead up to Juliette taking her ‘long walk to freedom’, how and why the silos were built,… Read more »

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Review: Mrs Poe, Lynn Cullen

Review: Mrs Poe, Lynn Cullen

“Madness spreads like a drop of ink in water. Soon one does not know who is mad and who is not.” I have a confession to make. Despite studying English literature for 3 years, and being an obsessive reader, I have not read any Edgar Allan Poe. I was obviously… Read more »

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Review: The Republic of Thieves, Scott Lynch

Review: The Republic of Thieves, Scott Lynch

Once again, it’s time for an adventure with the always gentlemanly but rather dangerous Locke Lamora and Jean Tannen! Please note: This is a review for the second book in the Gentleman Bastard series, and so contains spoilers for the earlier books, The Lies of Locke Lamora and Red Seas Under Red Skies…. Read more »

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Review: The Book of Someday, Dianne Dixon

Review: The Book of Someday, Dianne Dixon

Never judge a book by its cover. We all know the idiom well. However, I am afraid, that on this occasion I did judge the book by its cover. A beautiful and interesting image and a title that really appealed to me: The Book of Someday. How much possibility lay… Read more »

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Review: The Storycatcher, Ann Hite

Review: The Storycatcher, Ann Hite

“Her spirit will never rest ‘cause she’s a storycatcher” “A what?” I snorted. “That’s someone who untangles the wrongs plaguing others. Some people are born that way, some are only burdened after they die. You never want to be a storycatcher, Armetta. You spend your life giving things up for… Read more »

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