Darrow is a Helldiver, one of a thousand men and women who live in the vast caves beneath the surface of Mars, generations of people who spend their lives toiling to mine the precious elements that will allow the planet to be terraformed. Just knowing that, one day, people will be able to walk the … [Read more...] about Red Rising. Pierce Brown
I've been really enjoying these Scalzi SF books - I've previously read Old Man's war, Ghost Brigades and the last colony. Zoe's Tale is interesting, as it runs alongside The Last Colony, telling most of the same events but from a very different point of view, that of the 16 year old daughter of … [Read more...] about Zoe's Tale Read 52 bk 5.
(Yes, yes, I know I haven't blogged book 2 yet. But I've read it and it was wonderful and I'm just waiting to find out about the cover and stuff like that :) ) Anyway, I think this means I've caught up. Last Colony is classic SF. Aliens, colonies, battles, politics. Heroes, villains, idiots … [Read more...] about The last colony read 52 book 3
You know when you're reading a book and it's late at night, and you know you ought to go to sleep, but just a few more pages because you just need to know...and then suddenly it's 3 am, you've finished the book and your head is too full of exotic places and distant times to drift off to sleep … [Read more...] about The Midnight Rose by Lucinda Riley – Read 52 bk 1
When the challenge is to read 300 books in a year, that's not quite 1 a day. I figured that getting a book a day in to begin with would be a good start though. So far I've read the Mozart Question aloud to the small children. I think I got more out of it than they did. I know it's about the … [Read more...] about A short reading week for picture books.