Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mort by Terry Pratchett

Mort by Terry Pratchett My rating: 5 of 5 stars Death is a bit bored so goes looking for an apprentice. Mort is a bit of a failure working on his father’s farm so needs a trade. He is a … Continue reading

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The Splintered Kingdom by James Aitcheson

The Splintered Kingdom by James Aitcheson My rating: 5 of 5 stars A sequel to his debut this is even better. Tancred has been awarded a manor for his services to Lord Robert. The catch is that the manor is … Continue reading

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The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett

The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett My rating: 5 of 5 stars These early Discworld novels may be shorter than the newer ones but packed full of details and characters. I found it so hard to put down I had … Continue reading

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Out of Time by Gill Jepson

Out of Time by Gill Jepson My rating: 4 of 5 stars It may be a book aimed at teens but it had me hooked! I love the fact that it’s based in the nearby Furness peninsula. The book combines … Continue reading

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Varjak Paw by S.F. Said

Varjak Paw by S.F. Said My rating: 5 of 5 stars This may be a book aimed at younger readers than me but I really enjoyed reading it to my daughter at bedtime. Varjak Paw is the cat equivalent of … Continue reading

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Sworn Sword by James Aitcheson

Sworn Sword by James Aitcheson My rating: 4 of 5 stars The novel starts with the new Norman Earl of Northumbria attempting to establish himself in Durham in 1069. The locals aren't keen on having a Norman overlord and the … Continue reading

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Harry And The Dinosaurs At The Museum by Ian Whybrow

Harry And The Dinosaurs At The Museum by Ian Whybrow My rating: 5 of 5 stars My son wanted to give this a lot more stars! He loves harry and his dinosaurs, this time they are all looking for ancestors … Continue reading

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