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Autumn Leaves As cool as the other side of the pillow and more fun than a barrel full of monkeys, Aaronovitch has another headliner and this book left me reaching for the next in the series. Grant’s investigations bring him closer to his sohoo, a star trumpeter in his salad days who sohp his career to death. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Also his complaining about magical training is getting old.

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No explanation of why it’s not possible. Grant is an apprentice, and having scarce amount of magic seems rather ironic. Orion Crowfall Ed McDonald. London is definitely going on my to-visit-no-matter-what list – someday, when I actually have free time to do so. UCH was brand new, less than ten years old, but the smell was already beginning to creep in at the edges except, ironically, downstairs in the basement where they kept the dead people.

I think I’d give it ten stars all by itself. Bijaz the Dwarf has been imbued with a godlike power and a responsibility he scarcely understands. I still like that Mr.


There are hints at his guilty feelings, but they do not dominate their interactions or Peter’s thoughts. This is not something I usually do.

Ni I’m just going to go with 5 stars. You can read why I came to this decision here. Once again, I loved his ingenuity, clever scientific analyses, and silly nerd jokes.

We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them. Moon Over Soho Rivers of London series: View all 22 comments. Reading book 3 with the same sense of enjoyment, and looking forward to a book 4 with any luck The plotting, which was my biggest issue sohp MR, is much improved in this book, although still not airtight.

Instead, I’ll have to wait a few weeks — but it will be in the queue as soon as possible, especially considering that little twist of the last few pages. Sometimes Peter was a bit oblivious and I doubted was it just his aaonovitch or if Simone, the lovely view spoiler [jazz vampire hide spoiler ]was somehow making his mind indifferent, that he didn’t notice some deviations and coincidences. But it’s apparent Aaronovitch hasn’t run out of material yet.

The ending left us with a little surprise and I wonder how that will play out in future books.

Ben Aaronovitch was born in I changed his records while he lounged around drinking tea, and that’s how I know my Argo from my Tempo. What they leave behind is sickness, failure and broken lives.

Jan 22, Annet rated it really liked it Shelves: Create An Account Why Join? Return to Book Page. We do get some nice asides to Peter’s family and his mother and father I found to be very cute together. The prime suspect is one Doho Weil; an associate of the twisted magician known as the Faceless Man?


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Upon longer consideration, what the prior book and this one also remind me of is the movie Men in Black — the good first one, not the weirdly inferior sequel — except, being Old World instead of American, with magic instead of sci-fi aliens. Well, if any of you out there are worried about this one, be at ease. As I traveled with Peter around the city, I met new interesting characters more bad ones, with interesting creepy background and the bad evil master view spoiler [didn’t die hide spoiler ]YAY!

It was a well-balanced story with wonderful modern sounding prose.

Orion Host Peter James. If I had to describe this series in a few words it probably would be the following: There’s an attempt to force all three mysteries to magically come together and it doesn’t quite coalesce. In the meantime, you can read the entire review at Smorgas I got pushed into reading this slightly earlier than I had intended – but my mother is here for a visit, and she started to read the first book, and as she neared the end, there started to be threats about what might happen if I didn’t hurry up and finish this one.