I’m Reading…

Currently engrossed in…

 

 

Read in 2017…

wong

10-word review: Bizarre, confusing, slacker horror. Zinger every page, amid the gore.  ♦♦♦◊◊

child

10-word review: Taut, pacy thriller. Good characters, interesting setting. Solid action scenes.  ♦♦♦◊◊

Good morning

10-word review: Two interesting short stories mashed up into a strong whole.  ♦♦♦◊◊

goldfinch

10-word review: Beautifully crafted and finely plotted, but ultimately tedious and frustrating.  ♦♦♦◊◊

holding

10-word review: Full of narrative quirks, quirky characters, slim plot; dark Glenroe.  ♦♦◊◊◊

knife

10-word review: Relentless, inventive coming-of-age allegory – featuring a cool dog.  ♦♦♦♦◊

pilgrim

10-word review: James Bond meets Dan Brown. Clever, though some scenes jar.  ♦♦♦♦◊

Read in 2016…

last argue

10-word review: Overwritten in places. Exhausting finish to a clever fantasy series.  ♦♦♦♦◊

before

10-word review: Loses momentum, sometimes repetitive, but intriguing characters still demand attention.  ♦♦♦♦◊

blade

10-word review: Bristling with despicably delightful characters, political shenanigans, and unflinching violence.  ♦♦♦♦♦

Read in 2015…

MRS GOD TRINITY

10-word review (courtesy of Mister O on Amazon.co.uk): “An immensely enjoyable novel with great storytelling, a compelling plot.”  ♦♦♦♦♦

2312

10-word review: Hugely imaginative, but focuses on love story rather than action.  ♦♦♦◊◊

improb

10-word review: Will subtly change the way you see highly improbable events.  ♦♦♦◊◊

11-22-63

10-word review: Uneven, but clever. King plus time travel equals riveting stuff.  ♦♦♦♦◊

martian

10-word review: Brilliant. Imagine MacGyver-meets-Die Hard-meets-Castaway. Read it!  ♦♦♦♦♦

Read in 2014…

namewind

10-word review: Well written, though lacking in action. Intriguing start to trilogy.  ♦♦♦♦◊

the-hundred-year-old-man-who-climbed-out-of-the-window-and-disappeared

10-word review: More clever than hilarious. Deceptively plotted; quirky Forrest Gumpish fun.  ♦♦♦♦◊

dust

10-word review: Gripping, imaginative, sugar-free, unputdownable action thriller. End of trilogy.  ♦♦♦♦◊

Solo_-_James_Bond_first_edition_cover

10-word review: Too involved in character tics, not enough effort on plot.  ♦♦◊◊◊

Darwin

10-word review: Poorly written, tension-less, uninspiring, misfire – wastes a good premise.  ◊◊◊◊◊

WorldWarZ_200-s6-c30

10-word review: Inspired, intelligent and, at times, frightening multi-faceted war story.  ♦♦♦♦◊

thepassage

10-word review: Brilliantly plotted epic with fresh take on the vampire genre.  ♦♦♦♦◊

Neil-Gaiman-American-Gods

10-word review: Liked Mr Wednesday, but couldn’t get into this! Maybe later.  ♦♦◊◊◊

bohane

10-word review: More style than substance; clever tale of revenge and redemption.  ♦♦♦♦◊

Dark Tower VII

10-word review: A clever and fitting end to epic, though uneven, tale.  ♦♦♦♦◊

Advertisements

One comment

  1. […] I’m Reading… […]

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: