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Month: June 2012

Science Fiction

The Long Earth

Richmond West 10’s only bookseller exulted with every sale he made to the would-be pioneers who passed through here. Books, printed on paper, every one of them! Dead tree technology! Information that, if carefully stored, would last for millennia! And…

Crime Fiction

Cold Grave

In the spring of 1994, a body was found on the island of Inchmahome in the middle of the Lake of Menteith, following one of the coldest winters in living memory. The case was never solved yet nearly 20 years…

Fantasy

A Discovery of Witches

Historian Diana Bishop specialises in the study of alchemy. What her colleagues don’t know is that she comes from a long line of witches. She is careful not to use her magic, she wants to prove that she can succeed…

Books In

Incoming!

AKA Showcase Sunday Slowest post ever this week, have pre-ordered The Long Earth but it’s still somewhere in the postal system. Boo! Still, plenty of books to be getting on with, including a set of Gollancz greats from The Book…

5 Star, Fantasy

The World of Poo

In Snuff, Young Sam Vines had moved on from Where’s My Cow? and his new favourite book was The World of Poo. Because Sir Terry Pratchett is awesome, once again he has brought Sam’s fictional book to life in a…