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REVIEW: Insatiable – Meg Cabot

Meg Cabot is best known for her young adult and kids’ books, particularly her ten-strong The Princess Diaries series, but she’s a prolific author of light, often romantic stories which do also manage to grapple with the difficulties of teenage … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 New Reads, Fantasy, Fiction, Read on my Kindle, Reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

CryoBurn – Lois McMaster Bujold

(Baen e-book 2010) This is the latest in Bujold’s Vorkosigan series of sci-fi novels, coming some years after the events told in Diplomatic Immunity: Miles is married to Ekaterin, they have four children in addition to Ekaterin’s son Nikki, and … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 New Reads, Crime fiction, Fiction, Read on my Kindle, Reviews, Science fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Please Ignore Vera Dietz – A. S. King

(Random House e-book 2010) I wouldn’t have got this book were it not for Erin’s recommendation at Aelia Reads: I pass on my own recommendation, because King’s novel is excellent. Vera Dietz is eighteen, a high school senior living in … Continue reading

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Memento Mori – Muriel Spark

I have to confess to never having read anything previously by Muriel Spark, not having seen even the film version of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, probably her most famous novel. I picked this up in Hatchard’s recently, and am … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 New Reads, Fiction, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments