Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Lies of Locke Lamora – Scott Lynch

I read this quite a while ago, probably when it hadn’t long been out. I subsequently forgot everything that happened in it, and all my thoughts relating to it, except “that was good”. All of the skills, here. So I … Continue reading

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I, Lucifer – Glen Duncan

This has been on my wishlist for over a year, I think. I was never really certain what it was, only that it looked interesting and why not. It’s one of those books where the blurb and the reviews do … Continue reading

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The Wind-Up Girl – Paolo Bacigalupi

And, for the first time in a while, I go back to science fiction. In truth, I didn’t actually know that when I started reading – it’s a borrowed book on a recommendation – but I’m glad I didn’t, in … Continue reading

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Temeraire – Naomi Novik

Been meaning to read this for ages. Turns out I was a complete idiot for leaving it this long. Temeraire is amazing. I am ashamed and saddened for not getting here sooner. Foolish girl. But I’m there now, and by … Continue reading

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Elantris – Brandon Sanderson

Having read the Mistborn books, Alloy of Law, Warbreaker and Way of Kings, I’d been kind of avoiding Sanderson’s first novel. People had told me it wasn’t as good as his others, and since I really really enjoyed his others, … Continue reading

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Sailing to Sarantium – Guy Gavriel Kay

This is not the first time I’ve read a book by Guy Gavriel Kay, but the first time I’ve finished one. I started the Lions of Al-Rassan a while ago and gave up, not keen on the writing style or … Continue reading

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