Am I Pretending To Be A Book Blogger?

A week ago I was in a Waterstones and came across a copy of The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon. This is not particularly surprising because it was close to the release date. But when I saw that book last week, it was on a shelf 5 days before the official release. Normally during occasions […]

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré

Rating: 5 / 5 stars Format: Paperback Published: 30th January 2012 (originally published 1974) Book Depository | Goodreads George Smiley, who is a troubled man of infinite compassion, is also a single-mindedly ruthless adversary as a spy. The scene which he enters is a Cold War landscape of moles and lamplighters, scalp-hunters and pavement artists, where […]

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Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Rating: 4 / 5 stars Format: Hardback Published: 9th February 2016 Book Depository | Goodreads Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined to fight back. Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society, […]

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Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson

Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson

Rating: 4 / 5 stars Format: ebook Published: 7th July 2015 Book Depository | Goodreads Our voyage from Earth began generations ago. Now, we approach our destination. A new home. Aurora. I really enjoyed Aurora, it’s one of those books set on a generational ship. I’ve found that most books like this usually occur about […]

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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

Rating: 4 / 5 stars Format: Paperback Published: 19th June 2014 Book Depository | Goodreads Rosemary doesn’t talk very much, and about certain things she’s silent. She had a sister, Fern, her whirlwind other half, who vanished from her life in circumstances she wishes she could forget. And it’s been ten years since she last […]

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Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Rating: 5 / 5 stars Format: ebook Published: 21st May 2015 Book Depository | Goodreads What would happen if the world were ending? When a catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb, it triggers a feverish race against the inevitable. An ambitious plan is devised to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond […]

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