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Month: July 2013

Fantasy

Kitty Rocks the House

Kitty Rocks the House is the 11th book in the Kitty Norville series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. Kitty is back in Denver with her tail between her legs after revealing the vampire conspiracy of the Long Game on…

5 Star, Fantasy, Young Adult

Crown of Midnight

Crown of Midnight is the sequel to Throne of Glass and therefore this review contains spoilers for the previous book (which you MUST read, and then this one). The King’s champion is sent far and wide to eliminate enemies of the crown. The once Ardalan’s…

Young Adult

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

It’s Leonard Peacock’s birthday. He is planning on killing himself and taking out Asher Beal, his onetime friend. But first he must say goodbye. He carefully wraps gifts for his four friends; his elderly Bogart obsessed neighbour, a teenage violinist from Iran, an evangelist girl…

Books In

Incoming!

AKA Showcase Sunday Summer is here finally and I have started my new job! Another two-weeker and lots of unsolicited books; especially crime which I am not really reading at the moment (bar my favourites). Toying with the idea about getting a regular crime reviewer…

Fantasy, Thriller

The String Diaries

Review + Giveaway Hannah Wilde is on the run. An evil which has stalked her family across generations now wants her. With her husband bleeding and her daughter asleep in the backseat of the car, they flee to Snowdonia to take refuge amongst the mountains….

Fantasy

Slave to Sensation

Sascha Duncan is a Psy; a member of the ruling race who have banished all emotion from their kind. One problem; Sascha is feeling. Her mother had always told her she was broken and she’s getting closer to falling apart. When a business deal brings…

Q+A

Q+A with Karin Slaughter

What draws you to crime fiction as a genre? I’ve always loved reading crime fiction—my first books were Nancy Drew and Encyclopedia Brown. As a writer, I think crime is a useful function. By nature, the story has to have a beginning, a middle and…

Fantasy, Graphic Novel

True Blood: All Together Now

True Blood: All Together Now is a graphic novel based on the TV show. Trapped inside Merlotte’s by a demonic creature, the characters much each share their most shameful secret or face certain death. There’s Sookie, Jason, Sam, Eric and Bill taking turns telling a…

5 Star, Young Adult

Winter Damage

Ennor’s father has never been the same since foot and mouth disease took away his prized Simmental cattle. Left with a few Friesians and living in a caravan, he is now sick and struggling to pay the bills. Ennor spends her time looking after him,…

5 Star, Fantasy

Gameboard of the Gods

Mae is a praetorian, an elite soldier in service of the RUNA. Attending the funeral of a close friend, she is provoked into attacking another praetorian resulting in punishment. She must travel to Panama to deliver a message. Exiled for reasons he won’t reveal; ex-servitor…