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40-something Brit living in the west of Ireland. I enjoy fantasy, horror, sci-fi and mysteries.

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Andy Weir: Project Hail Mary (Hardcover, 2021, Ballantine Books) 4 stars

Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission--and if he fails, humanity …

Yeah, this is a lot of fun. I love his writing style, the humour is geeky and the story is compelling. I went in blind and was a bit worried it would be too similar to The Martian but it’s not. Except for the writing style and the geeky humour. 😆

Susanna Clarke: Piranesi (2020, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc) 4 stars

Piranesi's house is no ordinary building; its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls …

Just finished this, not sure if I actually enjoyed it. It was intriguing most of the way through, but the end was a bit flat. I feel like she could have done more with it.

Stephen King: Fairy Tale (Hardcover, 2022, Scribner) 3 stars

Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes deep into the well of his imagination in this spellbinding …

I haven’t ready any Stephen King since Under The Dome; I loved his books when I was a teenager and I’m not sure if I grew out of it or I just didn’t vibe with his newer stuff. Let’s see how this goes!