Lanterns and Hardbacks

The reviews and musings of a twenty-something bibliophile


3.5 stars

Dune by Frank Herbert (Dune #1)

3.5 stars Warning for spoilers ahead! Dune is one of those books I’ve been meaning to read for a long time. As its back cover proudly proclaims, it shares the same legendary status as – and even predates – Star... Continue Reading →


Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird #2)

3.5 stars I haven’t marked spoilers in this review because this isn’t a book that relies on plot, but I do discuss the things that happen at the end, so avoid this review if you would prefer not to hear... Continue Reading →

Engines of War by George Mann (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures Specials #4)

3.5 stars This was a competent doctor who story and I definitely enjoyed it. It had some great characters, I enjoyed the insight into the Time War, and the plot itself managed to both be self-contained and to tie in... Continue Reading →

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