Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Just City – Jo Walton

First thing’s first – be aware that this book (and thus ‘blog post) covers some… distasteful topics, predominantly rape and slavery, and does so at least partially from a Classicalised point of view. Right, so. I was looking for Tooth … Continue reading

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Dune – Frank Herbert

Before I start, I feel I must point out,¬†yes, I have read Dune before. This is a re-read of something I must have first come to… ooh god probably twelve years ago now. That’s slightly distressing. It wasn’t the first … Continue reading

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Deadly Relations, Bester Ascendant – J. Gregory Keyes

And following on from Dark Genesis immediately, we have the second of the Psi Corp novelisations. The title makes it pretty clear that this one is a much closer tie-in to the tv series from the get-go, and pretty much … Continue reading

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Dark Genesis, the Birth of the Psi Corps – J. Gregory Keyes

This is the first of the two Babylon 5 novelisations I was encouraged to read (but I haven’t finished the trilogy they form, as I need to get my sticky paws on the final book). I’m still new to the … Continue reading

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Spock Must Die! – James Blish

You don’t get many book titles that feel the necessity for an exclamation point. I find it rather adorable. Why I read this probably requires a bit of an explanation. I borrowed (read: was strongly encouraged to borrow and binge) … Continue reading

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Soulless – Gail Carriger (Parasol Protectorate Book 1)

I read this directly after finishing Tropic of Serpents (yes, I’m being rubbish at updating again – I have now six books to write about to get up to date with current reading) and I have to say I think … Continue reading

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