Category Archives: Review

April 2021 book blog

Another book blog. These aren’t reviews, as such, more of a log of why I chose to read the book, and how it made me feel. I kicked off the month with Familiar Spirit by Lisa Tuttle. I’ve been a … Continue reading

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March 2021 book blog

Ah yes, Rotherweird. I spent half of March reading Lost Acre. I admit it, I struggled. I’ve been wondering what went wrong, for me, with the Rotherweird trilogy, because it all started off so promisingly. Don’t get me wrong, it’s … Continue reading

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February 2021 book blog

And so, on to February, when I finished Adrian Tchaikovsky’s ‘Echoes of the Fall’ trilogy by binge reading ‘The Hyena and The Hawk’. This series pushed all my buttons, strong female characters, children estranged from their parents, shape shifters, and … Continue reading

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January 2021 book blog

Goodreads is a useful way of logging what I’ve been reading, but I thought I’d start a more personal reading blog here. I’ll start with January just gone, and aim to catch up with the rest of the year soon. … Continue reading

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Strife’s Bane by Evie Manieri – a review by Jeanette Greaves

OK, so there’s this jaded ex mercenary with a terrifying reputation, her drug addicted sister, her beloved who reluctantly finds himself half-way to godhood, an ancient priestess with nefarious plans for a land that is desperate for peace, and an … Continue reading

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Kin – A Helga Finnsdottir Mystery – by Snorri Kristjansson – a review by Jeanette Greaves

As I read ‘Kin’, I kept thinking of friends and family who I wanted to share it with, fans of murder mysteries, fans of character driven stories, fans of historical fiction. This book would appeal to all of them. The … Continue reading

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The Witch at Wayside Cross by Lisa Tuttle – a review by Jeanette Greaves

The Curious Affair of the Witch at Wayside Cross is the second book in the Jesperson and Lane detective series. You don’t have to have read the first book (The Curious Affair of the Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief) to … Continue reading

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Corpselight by Angela Slatter – a review by Jeanette Greaves

Corpselight – Verity Fassbinder book 2 ‘Corpselight’ is the second book in the Verity Fassbinder trilogy, and the sequel to ‘Vigil.’ The first thing I want to know about sequels is ‘Should I read the first book before I start … Continue reading

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The Adversaries by David Hair – A review by Jeanette Greaves

The Return of Ravana by David Hair Book 2 – The Adversaries Disclaimer – this book was sent as a review copy by the publishers. Followers of fantasy writer David Hair will already be aware of his ‘Return of Ravana’ … Continue reading

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Vigil by Angela Slatter, a review by Jeanette Greaves

The Vigil blog tour continues:- First impressions – this book was great fun to read. It starts with the fallout from a fight between a trans-dimensional monster and a half-supernatural / half-human woman, and it ends with favours being called … Continue reading

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