Frank Herbert – Dune

I wanted to love this book so so much. It was one of my Dad’s favourite books, and I was even reading his copy. To be holding and reading a book I knew he loved so much made me long to love it too. But I don’t know if it was just bad timing for me to read it, because I just couldn’t get ‘into’ the book. I didn’t feel connected and I couldn’t keep track of what was happening in my head. I started...

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Annihilation - Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer – Annihilation

What the heck did I just read? When I was about three quarters through this book, I turned to my husband and said “I’m not quite sure what’s happening in this book”, and having got to the end, I’m still not quite sure! But even though I’m completely confused, I really want to read the second book to see if it answers some of the many many questions that I have. And since it has left me wanting more and it kept...

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Alastair Reynolds – Slow Bullets

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a review.¬† Wow, I’ve never been as¬†impressed with a sci-fi book as I was with this one. I blasted through it in one night because I just couldn’t bear to put it down! My only complaint with the book was that I’d have liked it to be a full length book rather than a novella, as I felt that certain parts were rushed and would have been more enjoyable...

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