I picked the first book up in a local bookshop as it sounded like a book I would enjoy. At the time I didn’t know it was the first book of a series. These are Deborah Harkness’ first novels and overall they make an interesting, intriguing, gripping read. Historical fiction with elements of supernatural and mystery.
A Discovery of Witches
The first book in the series and we meet Diana Read the rest of this entry
My husband introduced this book to me as David Eddings was the author that inspired him to read more. Intrigued I decided to give the book a go. The Belgariad – Pawn of Prophecy is an old book, published 1983 and is the first of a 5 book series. This book is the set up for an epic adventure!
The prologue is powerful which sets the atmosphere, mystery and anticipation of an adventure from the start. Read the rest of this entry
Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett is the 3rd book in the Discworld series. Having read The Colour of Magic, which I recently reviewed, I was looking forward to reading another Terry Pratchett book. Read the rest of this entry
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch has mystery, murder and intrigue which I like in a good book. So I thought I would give this book a try. It is the first in The Gentlemen Bastards series and is definitely a book that will get you hooked and reading the books that follow. Read the rest of this entry
I was looking for something different to read and my fiancée (now husband) recommended Terry Pratchett’s books as I liked the tv adaptions. So I thought I would give The Colour of Magic which is the first Discworld novel a go. I was surprised! Read the rest of this entry