Monthly Archives: March 2016

Review: The Photo Traveler

The Photo Traveler by Arthur J. Gonzalez My rating: 5 of 5 stars Poor Gavin! Everything in his life seems to go wrong for him. He lost his parents in a house fire when he was very young. He got … Continue reading

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Review: The Valley of Fear

The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book contains two stories which tie up nicely towards the end. The first is a classic Holmes crime and mystery which is resolved, as expected … Continue reading

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Review: Genghis: Birth of an Empire

Genghis: Birth of an Empire by Conn Iggulden My rating: 5 of 5 stars (In UK, this book is entitled “Wolf of the Plains”) A more harsh childhood is hard to imagine! Although this book gallops along at Conn Iggulden’s … Continue reading

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday – SAY IT NOW!

This is slightly out of step with the new challenge that has been thrown out by Silverthreading and Ronovan Writes, which is #WQWWC Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Wisdom”, but only slightly. I prepared this in advance, so please … Continue reading

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Review: The Goshawk

The Goshawk by T.H. White My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was one of the books that I had to read for O-Level English literature, and it was the only really interesting one out of the set. (These were … Continue reading

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Review: Doomsday Book

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis My rating: 3 of 5 stars Connie Willis is a very imaginative writer. I love the time travel genre, and this story is one of the better ones that I have read. However, at almost … Continue reading

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Review: Return of the Pale Feather

Return of the Pale Feather by E.B. Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars The complex mix of the related characters in this book is marvelous. I just loved the way that the author made it all seem so natural. … Continue reading

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