Monthly Archives: November 2016

Look to Windward – Iain M. Banks

As is always best in these things, I read the whole of this book today. I tend to think I judge books better when I don’t have gaps, because I am fairly easily distracted, and also coming to it on … Continue reading

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The Mechanical – Ian Tregillis

I’m not really sure what I think of this one. It’s a strange sort of book, managing to be bits of several things all at once, while being fully none of them. It’s got a concept I’d expect to find … Continue reading

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Invisible Republic Volume 1 – Hardman, Bechko, Boyd

Ok, I read another one. Because it was that or focus on the US election. And if I get sucked in, I won’t sleep and that would be terrible for productivity at work tomorrow (and more importantly, focussing on the … Continue reading

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Paper Girls Volume 1 – Vaughan, Chiang, Wilson, Fletcher (Contains Spoilers)

Graphic novel double bill! Because it turns out I’d forgotten about three more graphic novels I haven’t read yet so I need to get a shuffle on and read them before they breed and I’m found dead among the books … Continue reading

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Sex Criminals Volume 1: One Weird Trick – Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky

I have a stack of graphic novels to get through. All of them have either been recommended to me for a long time, or worse, been languishing on my desk for ages. Pretty Deadly was one, and this it two… with Paper … Continue reading

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The Hanging Tree – Ben Aaronovitch

I have been waiting for this oh-so-keenly since the last book came out… which was at least two years ago, I think? Because I didn’t enjoy A Foxglove Summer all that much, I was all the keener for this one to … Continue reading

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The Girl With All the Gifts – M. R. Carey

I don’t think I’d have ever picked this book up, were it not for the fact it was book club’s book for November. I’ve never been a huge fan of zombies. When it comes to supernatural horrors we may or … Continue reading

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