The Red Queen: by Philippa Gregory

‘The Red Queen’ is the second of the Cousin’s war series, I read it after the third, and not before the first (oops) and I liked it better; or, my Libra-esque side is showing as I tip the other way or I’m just getting used to Gregory’s writing again? (This … Continue reading

The Lady of the Rivers: by Philippa Gregory

‘The Lady of the Rivers’ takes place during the Wars of the Roses, also known as the Cousins’ war, when the opposing houses of York and Lancaster fought amongst themselves for the crown. This was a decent book, though fairly unremarkable. I’d call it historical fiction- lite. The main character … Continue reading

The Ringworld Engineers: by Larry Niven

First I want to say that reading this was a massive headache, and I’m headed right out to read the next. I was obviously split as to what to rate this so I went right down the middle. This why it is missing 2.5 kitten stickers. The math is a … Continue reading

Cloud Atlas: by David Mitchell

Wow, is mostly what I have to say about this book. I might bring to your attention that this is the only five out of five kitten stickers I’ve reviewed so far. I wouldn’t even say it’s one of my favorite books I’ve ever read, I’d say it was one … Continue reading

Rooftops of Tehran: by Mahbod Seraji

Now this was an amazing novel. I am always intrigued by other cultures, especially ones we have a limited view of without distortion from the media. Seraji himself moved to the United States from Iran when he was 20, shortly before his country was thrown into turmoil and the Shah … Continue reading