Culture #9 An Intagliated marked with her familys shame, Lededje is offered release, at a price, in this Culture-series novel. 4 stars In brief: This book won’t change your mind about Banks.
Thomas Covenant #9 Thomas Covenant fights to save the Land, along with Linden Averys adopted son, Jeremiah. 3 stars In brief: Excellent writing, a dash of philosophy, and selfish, frustrating anti-heroes.
Alex Benedict #6 Famed physicist Christopher Robin has vanished. Antiquarian Alex Benedict and his pilot Chase Kolpath take up the search. 3 stars In brief: Enjoyably put together.
Thursday Next #5 Thursday Next continues her adventures as a literary detective dealing with cheese smugglers and the death of Sherlock Holmes. 3 stars In brief: Not as funny as it should be.
Alex Benedict #5 Antiquarian Alex Benedict discovers a strange tablet that may be the key to decoding a mystery, but its possessor doesnt want the mystery solved. 3 stars In brief: Not the best of the series.
Time Quintet #5 Polly, a teenager staying with her grandparents, enters a gate opens to a time 3,000 years before, where Polly and her neighbour the bishop interact with the natives (who are led by a wise European). 2 stars In brief: A disappointing book.
Sword of Shadows #4 Raif Severance learns to be a Watcher of the Dead, while the clans continue their internecine struggles, and dark forces threaten. 4 stars In brief: Still exciting and fairly fresh.
Shadowmarch #4 The conclusion to Tad Williams dense Shadow series. 3 stars In brief: Much improved from book 3.
Time Quintet #4 Twins Sandy and Denny are sent back in time to live with Noah and his relatives, pre-ark. 3 stars In brief: A nice read.
Void #3 The conclusion of the Void trilogy. 3 stars In brief: A decent book, and an acceptable conclusion to the trilogy,