Umbrella Mouse to the Rescue came to me from the publisher via Net-galley early in the year, when it was scheduled for publication around June. I saw a new date for July and one for September, so I’m publishing the
Monstrous Devices was a net-galley book from the publisher. I got it very close to the publication date listed, although it seems to have been published earlier, maybe in different formats, or it’s been picked up by a bigger publisher.
Inaccuracy. It’s something that really irritates me. It distracts from my enjoyment of a book, and it could influence my review. I’m not sure whether it should, or not as much as it does. But I’m sure that authors who
I’m not sure what kept me from reading the Jack Templar series, which starts with Monster Hunter, but I finally got into it with the offer of a free copy of Book 3, Lord of the Vampires, as part of
This week we choose one opening line from those submitted last week and complete it. My second and third choices were: Bang. (garypo705) “Shetland ponies,” he grumbled, shaking his head. “Why did they always turn into Shetland ponies?” (Krud) Instead
This is the third book in the Quest series, following the Golden Scarab and the Cursed Nile. We follow our three time-travelling friends JJ, Linc and Rani, back to ancient Egypt because their friend from previous books, Khafre, invites them
The Hare with Amber Eyes is a biography of the author’s family, taking the opportunity to trace the history of a collection of netsuke that he has inherited from his uncle. It is a fascinating story, moving from England to
It is the height of the French Revolution and the shadow of Madame Guillotine hangs over Paris. An air of dread fills the air, one that I couldn’t escape right from the very first pages of this excellent novel. Our