Musings of a Bibliophile

Avid reader, writer and music-geek living in Auckland with too many books and not enough shelves. I currently review books for NZ Booklovers, a site dedicated to all things book related - reviews, author interviews, articles, competitions and more.

 

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Today
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Terry Pratchett
Philip K. Dick, Robert Zelazny
Frank Herbert
July 2014
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Ok, after a weekend of the Walking Dead, I'm diving in with a little more end of the world wackiness. This has been on my TBR...
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Jack Glass is a murderer. More precisely ("and at all costs we must be precise"), he's a murderer in space. His name, a p...
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“A quantity of blood is spilled in this story, I’m sorry to say; and a good many people die; and there is some politics too. ...
text: Why children's books are important at any age
A few months ago, American writer Lynn Shepard caused an online outrage with her absurd Huffington Post article entitled “If ...
July 2014
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Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone) - Laini Taylor
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Octavia Butler amazes me. She writes science fiction that is full of complicated ideas about race and sexuality that are comp...
reviewed: Enmity Review
Whenever I start yet another YA post-apocalyptic-dystopian-fiction, I am prepared for one of two reactions: delight, or disap...
Enmity - E.J.  Andrews
June 2014
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June 2014
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June 2014
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June 2014
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June 2014
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June 2014
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May 2014
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May 2014
27
reviewed: Blue Bloods review
Blue Bloods is superficial, vapid and substanceless, with an oddly paced plot that I don't think actually went anywhere. I d...
Blue Bloods  - Melissa  de la Cruz
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May 2014
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May 2014
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May 2014
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reviewed: The Queen of the Tearling
One star for the actual book, and one for the potential in it (I'm being generous here).The signs are all in place for The Qu...
The Queen of the Tearling - Erika Johansen
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May 2014
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May 2014
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May 2014
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reviewed: The Oversight
There are times as a book lover - hopefully few and far between - where you find yourself stuck. Every book you pick up is di...
The Oversight - Charlie Fletcher
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May 2014
07
reviewed: Midnight Crossroad
Midnight Crossroad‘s blurb urges readers to “stay a while, and learn the truth”, so it's rather frustrating to discover that ...
Midnight Crossroad  - Charlaine Harris
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Currently reading

Mort
Terry Pratchett
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Philip K. Dick, Robert Zelazny
Dune
Frank Herbert