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This Virtual Night (The Outworlds Book 2) by C.S. Friedman (book review).

April 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
This Virtual Night (The Outworlds Book 2) by C.S. Friedman (book review).

In ‘This Virtual Night’ by C.S. Friedman, an investigation into an explosion on Harmony Space Station reveals the two culprits were playing ‘Dragonslayer’, a virtual game that manipulated their perceptions and tricked them into the attack. The designer of the game, Micah Bello, suddenly finds himself a scapegoat to corporate accountability, despite the fact he […]

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The Invisible Life Of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab (ebook review).

January 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Invisible Life Of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab (ebook review).

In ‘The Invisible Life Of Addie Larue’ by V.E. Schwab, Adeline Larue grows up in the village of Villon Sur Sarthe in early 18th Century France. During her childhood, her father takes her with him to the nearby city of Le Mans where he sells his woodworking wares. It is on these trips that he […]

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Map’s Edge (The Tethered Citadel series book 1) by David Hair (book review).

October 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Map’s Edge (The Tethered Citadel series book 1) by David Hair (book review).

In ‘Map’s Edge’ by David Hair, exiled Octravian sorcerer Raythe Vyre has had a map drop into his lap detailing the location of a mother lode of ‘istariol’, the ‘blood dust’ that fuels powerful acts of sorcery. By excavating this mineral, he hopes to gain enough wealth to liberate his homeland, Otravia, from the Bolgravian […]

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Dead Of Veridon by Tim Akers (book review)

August 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dead Of Veridon by Tim Akers   (book review)

In ‘Dead Of Veridon’ by Tim Akers, we return to Jacob Burn two years after the events of ‘Heart Of Veridon’ to find him eking out a living as a very minor criminal. His position in the steampunk city of Veridon society is even more tenuous than it was in the first book with Jacob […]

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The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson with illustrations by Ben McSweeney (book review).

July 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson with illustrations by Ben McSweeney (book review).

In ‘The Rithmatist’ by Brandon Sanderson, sixteen year-old Joel Saxon is a student at the prestigious Armedius Academy nursing a secret ambition to become a ‘Rithmatist’, the defenders of the country from the wild chalklings of Nebrask. The only problem is he can never be one. The Rithmatists gain their power, the ability to attack […]

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Heart Of Veridon (The Burn Cycle book 1) by Tim Ackers (book review).

June 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Heart Of Veridon (The Burn Cycle book 1) by Tim Ackers (book review).

In ‘Heart Of Veridon’ by Tim Akers, Jacob Burn, a disgraced pilot and nobleman ekes out a living working for the shady city of Veridon underworld. Grim but almost content, his life as he knows it comes to an abrupt end when he becomes the only survivor of a sabotaged airship and the owner of […]

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Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson (book review).

June 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson (book review).

In ‘Warbreaker’ by Brandon Sanderson, tensions between the countries of Idris and Hallendren have almost reached boiling point. With the intention of delaying or even preventing this war Princess Siri of Idris is sent to marry the God-King of Hallendren, taking the place of her eldest sister Vivenna at the last moment and so upsetting […]

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