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Month: October 2012


#Readathon: Rise and Shine!

Local time: 08:00 Pages read: 725 Books finished: Pantomime, The Confidant I have been mostly asleep since the last update. I read The Calling for an hour and then set my alarm for 5am but when it came to waking up, my body was having…


#Readathon: Half Way Mark

Local time: 01:00 Pages read: 659 Books finished: Pantomime, The Confidant I have just finished The Confidant; really rather moved by ending and therefore much more awake than I was an hour ago. Will make a start on The Calling by Kelley Armstrong however moving…


#Readathon: Hour 8

Local time: 20:00 Pages read: 392 Books finished: Pantomime Well I lost a bit of time to Twitter, trust me to walk into something antagonising on my internet beak. Have just finished Pantomime which is fantabulous. Will have to work out how to review it…


#Readathon: The Starting Line

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening! Yes it’s that time of year again where hoardes of sleep deprived book lovers will be reading for 24 hours straight. Oh OK, I am probably going to sleep between 2am and 5am because we start at 1pm here…

Chick-Lit, Romance

A Walk in the Park

Single mum Lara returns to Bath for the first time since she was sixteen. Her father is dead but she really can’t bring herself to care. It’s not like he cared for her when he and her step-mum turfed her out the family home 18…

5 Star, Fantasy

Fury’s Kiss

Fury’s Kiss is the third book in Karen Chance’s Dorina Basarab series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. It is also set in the same universe as the Cassie Palmer series and shares some characters so they are really best…

5 Star, Science Fiction

The Explorer

My crew died in bits and bobs, dribs and drabs, up here, with me. Cormac Easton is a journalist. A journalist left on a space-ship where his crew has died; all alone, contemplating the end. What happened isn’t really the question, they died in mundane…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday Whilst I was London I had a little wander down Charing Cross Road and bought a couple of books from Foyles. As soon as I saw Zombies vs Unicorns I had grabby hands. I think I’d heard people talking about it before…