Started out with a good fight scene, where Rinnie disobeys orders and almost wins. Love it! Then is Superman/Clark Kent the scene were Rinnie is a big nerd in school. Obligatory pretty bully scene. Next comes a training scene, and I’m losing interest. The high school kids are manufacturing a perfectly safe drug. The Big … More Psi Another Day by D.R. Rosensteel
What an amazing cover! How could I resist? But the story is about as bad as the cover is good. The personal dynamics are boring. Meg never makes it to work, how is she making a living? The dead person is someone we basically never met, and the murderer – I flipped to the back, … More Mother’s Day, Muffins, and Murder by Sara Rosett
Samurai! A woman refuses to be ‘just a wife!’ Lady chemists for the win! A twin searching for his lost sister! Yay! I had read Renee Ahdieh’s re-telling of Shahrzad (see The Wrath and the Dawn) which was pretty good, though the love-triangle got a bit annoying in places. Here, the writing was not that … More Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh
I read a book in this series some while ago and it was fun, especially the continuing battle for supremacy between crochet and knitting. This book, could not finish. Might try the series again based on the other book i read. View all my reviews
I have to wonder who this really cute book is aimed at. Little Kids? Too many Ankh-Morpork references that won’t make sense to them, including gargoyles, Sunshine Home for Dragons, and bucket labeled Souvenir of Sto Lat Adults? Too cutesy. I couldn’t finish it. Fans of Sir PTerry? I am one, and see above… View … More The World of Poo by Terry Pratchett
William Dietz’s books keep calling me from the selves – great covers, great back-cover text – and the story-line also calls me, but the writing style throws me out. Every time. Must try to remember this next time I see a great-looking book with great back-cover text. View all my reviews
This is the third time I tried to read this book. It’s such a classic, but I just can’t read it through, not even the ‘comic’ characters. The End, I give up on it.