Out of Bounds by Val McDermid My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is the 4th Karen Pirie novel, but it doesn’t matter whether or not you have read any of the previous instalments. This is the first of these books that I have read, and the characters are all well drawn out that […]

It’s always a joy to delve into this world of Gamers and personalities.

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough My rating: 3 of 5 stars MODERATE SPOILERS AHEAD… What begins as a relatively straightforward drama, slowly turns a little supernatural. Louise meets a good looking guy at a bar, and they just click. They share a few kisses before he decides to go home. The next day, Louise […]

Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski My rating: 5 of 5 stars As with the previous Witcher book (see my review to The Last Wish) this is a collection of short stories each following a particular quest or recollection from Geralt’s past. We find out a lot more about Geralt’s relationship with Yennefer, and the […]

The Long War by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter My rating: 4 of 5 stars Book 2 of The Long Earth series takes place several years after the events of the first book. Joshua is now settled and married in a town called Hell-Knows-Where; which is closer to Valhalla (at Earth-West-1-million-plus-change) than the Datum (the original). A […]

The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter My rating: 5 of 5 stars Through the discovery of a plan for a “box” device the human race gains the ability to “step” between multiple versions of Earth. The journey causes most people to become sick and disoriented, but that doesn’t stop millions of people from leaving […]

Dollhouse by Anya Allyn My rating: 2 of 5 stars Cassie has moved from the US to Australia. She goes out with her new friends for a hike, when Aisha goes missing. Aisha’s boyfriend Ethan is initially treated as a suspect, and when he runs away to the forest trying to find her, Cassie and […]