The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: The Discworld is in danger, heading towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, its magic fading. It needs a hero, and fast. What it doesn’t need is Rincewind, an inept and cowardly wizard who is still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world. Or Twoflower, the…… Continue reading The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Stupid Me and My Non-Note Taking Ways – Mini Reviews Happening Instead

Having been super-busy with work and writing etc … I haven’t been blogging as much. So, I decided that the best way to capitalise on all the reading and listening I was still doing was to take notes and write reviews of everything for when I came back a bit more regularly. Guess who took…… Continue reading Stupid Me and My Non-Note Taking Ways – Mini Reviews Happening Instead

The Watchers by A. M. Shine – A Book Review

Blurb: You can’t see them. But they can see you. This forest isn’t charted on any map. Every car breaks down at its treeline. Mina’s is no different. Left stranded, she is forced into the dark woodland only to find a woman shouting, urging Mina to run to a concrete bunker. As the door slams…… Continue reading The Watchers by A. M. Shine – A Book Review

The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Somewhere between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a magical world not totally unlike our own. Except for the fact that it travels through space on the shoulders of four giant elephants who in turn stand on the shell of an astronomically huge star turtle, of course. Rincewind is the world’s worst wizard who…… Continue reading The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Alex’s Adventure’s In Numberland by Alex Bellos – An Audiobook Review

Blurb: The world of maths can seem mind-boggling, irrelevant and, let’s face it, boring. This groundbreaking book reclaims maths from the geeks. Mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives: from the surprising geometry of the 50p piece to how probability can help you win in any casino. In search of weird and wonderful…… Continue reading Alex’s Adventure’s In Numberland by Alex Bellos – An Audiobook Review

The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart – A Book Review

Blurb: Magic. Revolution. Identity. The Emperor’s reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across the Empire’s many islands. Lin is the Emperor’s daughter and she spends her days trapped in a palace…… Continue reading The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart – A Book Review

Sherlock Holmes & The Three Winter Terrors

Blurb: The year 1889. The First Terror. At a boys’ prep school in the Kent marshes, a pupil is found drowned in a pond. Could this be the fulfilment of a witch’s curse from 400 years earlier? The year 1890. The Second Terror. A wealthy man dies of a heart attack at his London townhouse.…… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes & The Three Winter Terrors

The Woods by Harlen Coben – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Twenty years ago at summer camp, Paul Copeland’s sister died in the woods, the alleged victim of a serial killer. Her body was never found. Now, Paul is the prosecutor for Essex County, New Jersey, immersed in one of the biggest cases of his career – a case that will change everything he believes…… Continue reading The Woods by Harlen Coben – An Audio Book Review

Remnant Population by Elizabeth Moon – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: For 40 years, Colony 3245.12 has been Ofelia’s home. On this planet far away in space and time from the world of her youth, she has lived and loved, weathered the death of her husband, raised her one surviving child, lovingly tended her garden, and grown placidly old. And it is here that she…… Continue reading Remnant Population by Elizabeth Moon – An Audio Book Review