THE FIRST STONE by Elliott Hall

THE FIRST STONE Elliott Hall ( John Murray ( £7.99 Elliott Hall’s 2009 debut novel, and the first in his Felix Strange trilogy, The First Stone, is the subject of the latest Hodderscape Review Project. Don’t forget to check out the thoughts of my fellow reviewers, to which you’ll find links on the Hodderscape website. […]

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SPEED OF DARK by Elizabeth Moon

SPEED OF DARK Elizabeth Moon ( Orbit ( £8.99 In a not-too-distant future, pharmaceutical companies have eliminated the majority of illnesses and disabilities that plague the human race. Lou Arrendale is autistic, one of a small number remaining: Lou was born too early for the procedure that can cure autism in babies. Along with a […]

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ABOVE by Isla Morley

ABOVE Isla Morley ( Two Roads ( £13.99 The latest book in the Hodderscape Review Project comes from Hodder’s sister imprint, Two Roads, and is, at least early in the book, reminiscent of Emma Donoghue’s excellent Room. The Review Project’s March book was Robert A. Heinlein’s The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. You won’t find […]

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THE COPPER PROMISE Jen Williams ( Headline ( £13.99 For the fifth title in the Hodderscape Review Project, we move into the realms of fantasy with the debut novel from Jen Williams, The Copper Promise, released this month by Headline. Don’t forget to check in to the Review Project site to find out what my […]

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THE SHINING by Stephen King

THE SHINING Stephen King ( Hodder ( £8.99 It came as no surprise when this month’s Hodderscape Review Project title dropped through the letterbox and turned out to be Stephen King’s classic novel, The Shining. With this month seeing Hodder & Stoughton publish the book’s highly-anticipated (by me!) sequel, Doctor Sleep, it was the obvious […]

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THE EYRE AFFAIR by Jasper Fforde

THE EYRE AFFAIR Jasper Fforde ( Hodder ( £7.99 The following review is the first in a series of reviews for the Hodderscape Review Project, a project that I’m very happy and proud to be a part of. Jasper Fforde’s The Eyre Affair, for anyone that has already read it, will seem the obvious choice […]

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