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Manny Rayner's book reviews

I love reviewing books - have been doing it at Goodreads, but considering moving here.

Currently reading

The Greatest Show On Earth: The Evidence For Evolution
Richard Dawkins
R in Action
Robert Kabacoff
Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies
Douglas R. Hofstadter
McGee on Food and Cooking: An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture
Harold McGee
Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood
Simon Evnine
Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
Christopher M. Bishop
Relativity, Thermodynamics and Cosmology
Richard C. Tolman
The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition
Julia Herschensohn, Martha Young-Scholten

Short Obsessions

Short Obsessions - J Nolan Manuela was so absorbed in the book that she didn't even hear her flat-mate enter the room. She looked up with a guilty start to find Céline right behind her.

"Oh là là!" The French girl leaned forward, allowing a strand of her luxuriant dark hair to fall on Manuela's bare shoulder. "Short Obsessions, by Jennifer Nolan. Saucy scenes to get you in ze mood! And do zey work?"

"Ah... well..." Manuela stammered. Céline's eyes sparkled mischievously.

"But, we must find out! You will read to me from Mlle Nolan's book, and I will tell you my reactions. First, I shall just make myself more comfortable."

She sat down next to Manuela and slowly began to unbutton her [continued location 94]