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The Last Emperox (The Interdependency book 3) by John Scalzi (book review).

January 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Last Emperox (The Interdependency book 3) by John Scalzi (book review).

The barely understood spatial phenomena called the Flow has allowed ships to leap across the vastness of space between human colonies. It is the Flow that has allowed the Interdependency to flourish for a thousand years. The precarious civilisation of the Interdependency is coming to an end. Cardenia Wu-Patrick ascended the throne to become Emperox […]

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Lleydrin (Lleydrin Chronicles book 1) by J.B. Morgan (ebook review).

December 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lleydrin (Lleydrin Chronicles book 1) by J.B. Morgan (ebook review).

Lleydrin is a planet at the back of beyond. It has few space vessels, few imports and few exports. It’s one city is walled against the jungle surrounding it. The jungle is lethal, full of poisonous snakes and plants, giant dinosaur-like beasts. Kier is heir to the throne of Lleydrin and, like everyone else, has […]

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The Consuming Fire (The Interdependency Sequence book 2) by John Scalzi (book review).

December 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Consuming Fire (The Interdependency Sequence book 2) by John Scalzi (book review).

The Interdependency began a thousand years ago when the first Emperox, Rachela, united humanity’s far flung settlements. Each space station, moonbase and planet needed the others to survive but practicality does not forge an empire, so Rachela also founded a religion. Rachela’s prophecies have guided the rather secular Church of the Interdependency and helped bring […]

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The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency Series book 1) by John Scalzi (book review).

November 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency Series book 1) by John Scalzi (book review).

For a thousand years, the Emperox has ruled over the Interdependency, a network of space stations, domed lunar cities and one planet stretching across 48 star systems. Connecting these far flung outposts is a spatial phenomenon known as the Flow, a series of vaguely understood streams that allow ships to cross the depths of space […]

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To Sleep In A Sea Of Stars by Christopher Paolini (book review).

November 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
To Sleep In A Sea Of Stars by Christopher Paolini (book review).

Humanity has reached the stars. Across nine star systems only one alien artefact has been found and that remains a complete mystery. The dream of finding intelligent alien life drove Kira Navárez to become a xenobiologist. She has spent years, both in real time and cryo-sleep, travelling through space assessing planets for colonisation. They were […]

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The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson (book review).

October 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson (book review).

There are 380 other versions of our Earth. Only one has discovered how to travel between them, Earth Zero, and they’ve found it quite lucrative. There’s just one drawback, if you want to survive travelling to another Earth, the other version of you must be dead or you will die from extreme and inexplicable, crush […]

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The Nobody People (The Resonant Duology book 1) by Bob Proehl (book review).

October 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Nobody People (The Resonant Duology book 1) by Bob Proehl (book review).

Some people have super-powers. Not because of radioactive spider bites or getting caught in chemical spills. Government labs or mad scientists aren’t building them as super-soldiers. Some people just have super-powers and they’re finding it harder and harder to hide. Avi Hirsch doesn’t know what to think when his friend in Homeland Security brings him […]

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Ink & Sigil: From The World Of The Iron Druid Chronicles by Kevin Hearne (book review).

September 20, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Ink & Sigil: From The World Of The Iron Druid Chronicles by Kevin Hearne (book review).

Aloysius MacBharrais is not leading a quiet life, despite his age. Blessed with mystical knowledge by the goddess Brigid herself, Al can create spells with his inks and sigils to protect modern day Scotland against any deities or any of their minions that disrespect the borders between worlds. A job made all the more difficult […]

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Master Of Poisons by Andrea Hairston (book review).

September 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Master Of Poisons by Andrea Hairston (book review).

Djola is called the Master of Poisons. The man who knows every antidote and cured the Emperor of his ills. He brought warring tribes to the bargaining table and kept them there to forge a peace that is still in place. He ran with the Green Elders and knows their secret songs and wedded a […]

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The Angel Of The Crows by Katherine Addison (book review).

June 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Angel Of The Crows by Katherine Addison (book review).

Dr. Doyle has returned from Afghanistan with a leg injury tainted with dark power. Practically penniless yet unwilling to leave London, Doyle finds himself sharing a flat with a most peculiar entity. Crow is an angel, though of a most individual type. Not tied to a public building like all others of his kind, Crow […]

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