Audio Book Review: The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

Publisher: Listening Library Publishing Date: September 28 2004 Genre: Children, Fantasy Format: Audio Book (unabridged) My rating: The Amber Spyglass is the third and final book in the His Dark Materials trilogy and tells the closing chapter of Lyra and Will’s tale – and also that of Dr Mary Malone, a few random miniature spies that ride dragonflies, Mrs […]

Audio Book Review: The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman

Publisher: Listening Library Publishing Date: November 2003 Genre: Children, Fantasy Format: Audio Book (unabridged) My rating: The Subtle Knife is Book 2 of the His Dark Materials trilogy, and the audiobook is an unabridged version narrated by the author and performed by a full cast. Lyra has left her world and stumbled into a strange, adult-less city called Citagazze, […]

Book Review: Poison Study by Maria V Snyder

Publisher: Mira Books Publishing Date: June 1 2004 Genre: Fantasy Format: Paperback Page count: 409 My rating: When Yelena is saved from execution only to become the General’s new food taster, captive in this position by a poison due to kill her in two days if she does not regularly take the rare antidote, she acknowledges this only chance to […]

ARC Book Review: Shift by Kim Curran

Publisher: Strange Chemistry Publishing Date: September 4 2012 Genre: YA, sci-fi Format: e-ARC Page count: 416 (paperback) My rating: Shift’s opening pages did not endear itself to me. I read the prologue, which was a huge hypothetical ‘have you ever wondered?’ and frankly said NO, I HAVE NOT. PISS OFF, BOOK. So I put it down for a few weeks. […]