Books 13-23

Apr. 1st, 2015 10:36 am
lizzardgirl: (books)
[personal profile] lizzardgirl
13: The Throwback, by Tom Sharpe

Okay, Sharpe's humour is puerile and party really gross, but I can't help it, I chuckle every time. This was a re-read of a long-time favourite.

14: Dyslexia in the Second-Language Classroom, by Joanna Nijakowska

Uhm ... riveting read? Seriously though, it wasn't really as concise as I'd hoped too.

15: Speaking from among the Bones, by Alan Bradley
16: The Dead in their Vaulted Arches, by Alan Bradley

Okay, my overall judgment is that I really loved the turn these books have taken, however I think a bit more shadowing about some of these things might have been nice. That there was more to Harriet's death than met the eye I think was wonderfully set up (like, you think it's your average children's novel death off-scene until you realise that Harriet would have been climbing the mountains in the middle of a war why would she do that???) but couldn't they have made passing mention of Lena before? And that American pilot?

17: Going Postal, by Terry Pratchett
18: Making Money, by Terry Pratchett

When I found out about his death, I just had to re-read those because they might be among my favourites of his. He and his genius will be missed.

19: Takedown Twenty, by Janet Evanovich
20: Top-Secret Twenty-One, by Janet Evanovich

These are nice brain candy now and then, but I think the plots get *really* weird and the jokes really repetitive. Also could she just make up her mind about the boys?

21: Soulless, by Gail Carriger
22: Changeless, by Gail Carriger
23: Blameless, by Gail Carriger

You guys, I am so in love with these books. The author doesn't have the slightest clue about British titles and I couldn't care less. I just love love love them. I am going to get the final two from the library this afternoon. It's a bit pulp fiction-y (but in a steampunk!fantasy! manner) but such a refreshing read!
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
Account name:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
HTML doesn't work in the subject.


Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.


lizzardgirl: (Default)

September 2017

1011121314 1516

Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Sep. 20th, 2017 12:26 am
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios