Monthly Archives: May 2013

iD

iD Madeleine Ashby Angry Robot Books I found the ideas behind iD really fascinating. In this somewhat dystopian vision of a world of vN’s – robots who look and function like humans – Madeleine Ashby has suggested a very different … Continue reading

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Far Far Away

Far Far Away Tom McNeal Afred A. Knopf Books Far Far Away is a novel about a boy, a girl and a ghost. Jeremy Johnson Johnson has the ability to hear ghosts. He makes friends with Jacob Grimm who had … Continue reading

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In the Company of Wolves

In the Company of Wolves: Thinning the Herd James Michael Larranaga CreateSpace In the Company of Wolves is a novel about Quin Lighthorn who is obsessed with wolves and has been sent undercover at Safe Haven, a company that buys … Continue reading

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Sea Change

Sea Change S.M. Wheeler Macmillan-Tor/Forge Sea Change is the story of Lilly, a girl with a birthmark on her face. She is the daughter of a trader who has become nobility, but the birthmark keeps her isolated as the people … Continue reading

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The Mirror Chronicles: The Bell Between Worlds

The Mirror Chronicles: The Bell Between Worlds Ian Johnstone HarperCollins UK Sylas Tate lives with his uncle in a crooked old building called Gabblety Row. The occupants of the Row seem as odd as the building, but it is what … Continue reading

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Bitterblue

Bitterblue Kristin Cashore Dial Books There aren’t many books that I can’t put down, but Bitterblue is one of them. I said of Graceling, Kristin Cashore’s first book that I wished I could give it a six on the scale … Continue reading

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Bleeding Blue Don Weston Billie Bly is the female P.I. in Bleeding Blue.  Her day starts off with her psychic warning her of a murder. Unfortunately it’s Billie’s murder. Billie wakes up in the hospital with a bullet hole in … Continue reading

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Stonefly

Stonefly Scott J. Holliday Haley Road Publishing Stonefly is not the book I expected when I started reading it. Is is a far superior story to the one I expected. It was the whole wish granting thing that pushed my … Continue reading

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Feral

Feral George Monbiot Penguin Canada Feral is a non-fiction book on the subject of rewilding. Rewilding is allowing large spaces of land to return to an uncontrolled state. It is the uncontrolled portion of the definition that is especially important … Continue reading

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