Stone Rider by David Hofmeyr

Stone Rider by David Hofmeyr

Title: Stone Rider Author: David Hofmeyr Genre: Action Series: Sequels are possible, but as of October 2015, none have been released. Would recommend to: teenage males, action fans, fans of Mad Max. Available in library?: Yes. Stone Rider is the debut novel of David Hofmeyr and was published just this year. It has received generally … Continue reading

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

Title: The Last Wish Author: Andrzej Sapkowski Genre: Fantasy Series: The Witcher Saga Book 1 Would recommend to: fans of the video games, fairy tale lovers, mythology buffs, fans of A Song of Ice and Fire and people looking for something different. Available in library?: No “Lesser, greater, middling, it’s all the same. Proportions are negotiated, boundaries … Continue reading

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Title: The Cuckoo’s Calling Author: Robert Galbraith Genre: Crime/Hardboiled Detective  Series: Yes book 1 of Cormoran Strike Available in the library: Yes Would recommend to: crime fans, J.K. Rowling fans (to some extent). “How could the death of someone you had never met affect you so?” Robert Galbraith is a writer of crime fiction that … Continue reading

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Title: The Name of the Wind Author: Patrick Rothfuss Genre: Heroic Fantasy Series: Yes book 1 of The Kingkiller Chronicle trilogy. Available in the library: Yes Would recommend to: anyone wanting to get into the Fantasy genre, or long time Fantasy fans. “You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story … Continue reading

Review: The power of five by Anthony Horowitz

Review: The power of five by Anthony Horowitz

 Title: The power of five series: Ravens Gate, Evil Star, Nightrise, Necropolis Author: Anthony Horowitz Genre: Fantasy/Adventure Series: 5 books in total Available in the library: Yes The Power of Five: Ravens Gate Matthew Freeman is different to other people. After being convicted of trespassing and suspected murder Matt is relocated to a foster home in a … Continue reading

Review: The maze runner

Review: The maze runner

Title: The maze runner Author: James Dashner Genre: Dystopian/Adventure Series: Yes book 1 of 3 Available in the library: Yes Review by Aaron Triffett The Maze Runner by James Dashner is a really, really good book. So good, in fact, that I read it in two days, reluctant to eat, drink or go outside because all I … Continue reading

Review: Gone series

Review: Gone series

Title: Gone series – Gone, Hunger, Lies, Plague, Fear and Light Author: Michael Grant Genre: Sci-Fi/Adventure Series: 6 books Available in the library: Yes Review by Aaron Triffett From the moment I picked up Gone by Michael Grant and started reading it, I knew I was going to enjoy it. Gone is the first of six books … Continue reading