Recent Book Reviews

This gives a list of the 20 most recently reviewed Book Reviews. See also the Reading List.

  • Faery Rebels (2) Rebel by R J Anderson (TeenKid, Fantasy) [2010-10-03]
    Linden's cage glowed with fiery heat, burning her fingers when she tried to cling to the bars. She fluttered helplessly in midair, wing muscles aching with the effort, knowing that she couldn't hover much longer before her strength gave out - and that the moment it did, she would die...
  • Many Coloured Realm by Anne Hamilton (TeenKid, Fantasy) [2010-08-29]
    1 nice girl, 2 bad boys, 3 tortuous tasks, 4 strange ambassadors... after that, it's hard to keep count. Dozens of elves, hundreds of goblins, legions of demons - all converging on the colourless world ruled by the goblin king. Can Robby and Chris discover the goblin king's name and rescue Stephen before time runs out?
  • Noteworthy Courtship by Laura Sanchez (Historical, Romance) [2010-03-14]
    What if the Netherfield party had not left Hertfordshire immediately following the Netherfield ball? What if Mr. Darcy in particular had given himself inducement to remain?
  • Assumed Engagement by Kara Louise (Historical, Romance) [2009-12-25]
    After Elizabeth refuses Darcy's offer of marriage, he leaves Kent, hoping to forget her forever. An untimely accident, however, renders him unconscious. His sister, Georgiana, holds a letter he had written earlier stating his intent to ask for Elizabeth's hand. She sends for her, believing them to be engaged. In this variation of the novel Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy are thrown together at Pemberley. As she cares for him, she begins to see a man very different than what she believed him to be.
  • Sunshine by Robin McKinley (Fantasy) [2009-07-20 2007-08-27 2007-04-18]
    There are places in the world where darkness rules, where it's unwise to walk. But there hadn't been any trouble out at the lake for years, and Sunshine just needed a spot where she could be alone with her thoughts. Vampires never entered her mind. Until they found her...
  • Sharing Knife (1) Sharing Knife Beguilement by Lois McMaster Bujold (Fantasy) [2009-06-13]
    Troubled young Fawn Bluefield seeks a life beyond her family's farm. Dag Redwing is a Lakewalker patroller weighted down by past sorrows and onerous present responsibilities. Little do they know that, very soon, their fates will be entangled.
  • Faery Rebels (1) Knife by R J Anderson (TeenKid, Fantasy) [2009-01-24]
    "Knife woke in a cold sweat, the torn edge of her wing sizzling with pain. How long had she lain unconscious? Her worst fears had come to pass: she was trapped, flightless, a prisoner. The humans had put her in a box, and now they had come to torment her..."
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy Gentleman (3) These Three Remain by Pamela Aidan (Historical, Romance) [2009-01-10]
    Pride and Prejudice from Darcy's point of view (third in a trilogy).
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy Gentleman (2) Duty And Desire by Pamela Aidan (Historical, Romance) [2009-01-08]
    Pride and Prejudice from Darcy's point of view (second in a trilogy).
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy Gentleman (1) Assembly Such As This by Pamela Aidan (Historical, Romance) [2009-01-06]
    Pride and Prejudice from Darcy's point of view (first in a trilogy).
  • Off Armageddon Reef by David Weber (SF) [2008-09-10]
    Earth is dead. Humanity is hiding. Invention, progress, change... are all forbidden. It's time to change all that.
  • Benares (1) Magic Lost Trouble Found by Lisa Shearin (Fantasy) [2008-07-31]
    My name is Raine Benares. I'm a seeker. The people who hire me are usually happy when I find things. But some things are better left unfound.
  • Tomorrow Log by Sharon Lee, Steve Miller (SF) [2008-07-16]
  • Foundation Psychohistorical Crisis by Donald Kingsbury (SF) [2008-01-26]
    Eron Osa had faced the ultimate penalty: the removal of his "fam". Without the augmentation of his brain by his electronic familiar, he can barely function amidst the bewildering complexities of everyday life on Splendid Wisdom. What was worse, he had lost many of his memories and skills. He was being punished for a crime he could no longer remember committing.
  • Tinker (1) Tinker by Wen Spencer (Science-Fantasy) [2007-12-11]
    Inventor, girl genius Tinker lives in a near-future Pittsburgh which now exists mostly in the land of the elves.
  • Dresden Files (1) Storm Front by Jim Butcher (Fantasy) [2007-12-04]
    Harry Dresden, wizard for hire. Fantasy Noir.
  • Newford Blue Girl by Charles de Lint (Fantasy) [2007-11-19]
    Seventeen-year-old Imogene jumps at the chance to lose her bad girl reputation when her family moves to a new town. She purposely lays low at Redding High, only making friends with Maxine, a shy, studious girl who is Imogene's opposite in every way. Despite a few run-ins with the ruling football jock and his cheerleader girlfriend, Imogene keeps her temper in check and even lends some of her bravado to Maxine, who begins to come out of her straight-A shell. Things are going well for the new friends--until the day Imogene meets Adrian, the benign ghost of a boy who died in the school's parking lot.
  • In Fury Born by David Weber (SF) [2007-11-16]
    From the time she graduated from high school, Alicia DeVries knew what she wanted to do with her life, and she did it well. But her dead have been betrayed in the name of political expediency. And then pirates murdered her family...
  • DShai (1) DShai by Joel Rosenberg (Fantasy) [2007-10-28]
    In feudal D'Shai, your birth determines your status -- and your own special magic. There is the Way of the Warrior, the Way of the Runner, and fifty other kazuh. Thus it has always been...
  • No1 Ladies Detective Agency (1) No1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith (Mystery) [2007-10-19]
    Wayward daughters. Missing husbands. Philandering partners. Curious conmen. If you've got a problem, and no one else can help you, then pay a visit to Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's only -- and finest -- female private detective.