Monthly Archives: March 2014

Words of Radiance – Brandon Sanderson

I don’t think I’ve ever read a book¬†precisely as good as the previous one before. Normally, with sequels, it’s to be praised if they’re not too much worse. But this… this was just as good. Not better, I think, because … Continue reading

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The Way of Kings – Brandon Sanderson

I really really dislike the American cover for Way of Kings. Like, really really. It looks, to my English sensibilities, cheesy and old-fashioned (in the worst way) and just… really naff. Which isn’t fair, because the book is amazing – … Continue reading

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The Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss

This is another victim of the Sabriel pile-up, but one I dealt with sensibly at the time. I wrote most of a review and saved it, ready to post, and then never got round to it. So I finished it … Continue reading

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City’s Son Addendum

Further to my post on The City’s Son, someone kindly informed me that the sequel is in fact all about the character I claimed I’d love to read an entire book about. Hurrah. That said, I’m having some difficulty deciding … Continue reading

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The City’s Son – Tom Pollock

Oops, I forgot I read this. I’m aware that’s not a good sign. It’s been… two weeks now? Oh bugger, more like a month. The boyfriend and I went book shopping in February, and discovered we’d both had our eyes … Continue reading

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Chosen – Benedict Jacka

This is the first of Benedict Jacka’s books I’ve bought in physical format, and I’m pleased I did. I intend to buy the rest similarly at some point, but right now, two of my book piles are topping 6 feet … Continue reading

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Some Kind of Fairy Tale – Graham Joyce

¬†So I picked this up for no other reason than I liked the cover and the title. It doesn’t even have a blurb on the back (and since I bought it in a real live actual book shop, there was … Continue reading

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