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I received the new St. Mary's novel, which seems good so far. And I bought Swallows and Amazons for my wife to read yesterday (well, I'll read it as well).

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re-reading Peter F Hamilton - Pandora's star

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I have that series as audio books on Audible, in German. Excellent series.

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I really enjoy his work - currently awaiting the next book part of a series in a "new universe"

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Jack Reacher: Past Tense
Two separate plot lines that merge together at the end. Plot twists are obvious. There isn't as much Reacher action as I wanted. I did enjoy it more than Personal.


Have started reading this twice now and given up. One more chance, perhaps.

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I have just finished reading Peter Pan: A Prequel. Very good. I have written a review on Kobo.

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Halfway through Leviathan Wakes - I plan to read most/all of the Expanse books prior to season four beginning in December

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Been reading the IDW Transformers comics, absolutely awesome.

It would just be nice if my comics app understood sequential numbering :roll:

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I have just finished reading Peter Pan: A Prequel. Very good. I have written a review on Kobo.

Here's a link: KoBo Link


And it's now available on Amazon, but be quick, as I was speaking to the author yesterday, and he is going to put the price up soon!

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The new Peter F Hamilton (Salvation Lost) book - out at the end of the month

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Retro Gaming by Mike Diver - a great little book, one of those mini hardbacks that gives a quick rundown of gaming history with lots of nostalgic photos of systems and their games. £5 in The Works. It would make for a great gift, actually.

Also picked up four DC Comics novels in a collection (Wonder Woman/Batman/Catwoman/Superman by 'megastar authors' I've never heard of) for £8, and Bruce Lee, A Life, by Matthew Polly, £4.

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A little bit of shameless self-promotion for Monday morning.

If you haven't read Time Fixer - The Blake Bergman Chronicles yet, it's definitely worth a read!

Available on paperback and e-book for Kindle, Kobo and other formats, you can get the links from My Website

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Just finished Cath O'Neal's Weapons of Math Destruction.

Great read about how algorithms are destroying our world.

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The Sentinel - a Jack Reacher book by Lee Child and his brother.

Just unengaging. Probably the first Reached book where turning the pages felt a chore. On a kindle.

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The Sentinel - a Jack Reacher book by Lee Child and his brother.

Just unengaging. Probably the first Reached book where turning the pages felt a chore. On a kindle.


I've just finished the one before that, Blue Moon, and felt it was a bit of a return to form. Much more aggressive Reacher and a huge body count compared to recent books. Shame the latest doesn't seem up to much as I think the series has been floundering for the last ten years.

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