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Review: Snuff, Terry Pratchett

Title: Snuff (Goodreads) Author:   Terry Pratchett Rating:  Series: Discworld, No 39 Genre: YA/Adult Fantasy Published: Doubleday, 2011 Pages: 378 Paper copies (hardback): Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Book Depository E-copies: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Ebooks.com It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse. And Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork […]

Year of the Dragon Reading

It seems that 2012 is an auspicious time to be starting a blog about fantasy books – not only is it the Australian National Year of Reading, but it is also the lunar year of the Dragon! National Year of Reading 2012 is the National Year of Reading in Australia, focusing on teaching children to […]

Review: The Dragonbone Chair, Tad Williams

For my first review, I re-read an old favourite of mine. This review was originally guest posted on Once Upon a Time. ~~ Title: The Dragonbone Chair (Goodreads) Author:   Tad Williams Rating:  Series: Memory, Sorrow and Thorn – Book 1 of 4 Genre: YA/Adult Fantasy Published: Legend Press, 1988 Pages: 912 Paper copies: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Book Depository E-copies: Not […]

Welcome

Hello and welcome to The Oaken Bookcase! My name is Angelya and I’m a bookworm. I love to lose myself in other worlds, other times and other places. In this blog I intend to post reviews of the books that I read. I mainly read Fantasy – high, urban, a bit of paranormal and adult, […]
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