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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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Corporate Gunslinger by Doug Engstrom (book review).

June 17, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Corporate Gunslinger by Doug Engstrom (book review).

‘Corporate Gunslinger’ is a tale of the near future. There are the haves, there are the have nots and very few living in between. Human life is so cheap as to be meaningless to the rich which is a pity as its all the poor have left. Kira wanted to be an actress. College is […]

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Sunshield (Outlaw Road book 1) by Emily B. Martin (book review).

June 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sunshield (Outlaw Road book 1) by Emily B. Martin (book review).

Lark has always had to fight. Everything she owns, including her name, she had to take for herself. As a child, Lark escaped slavery by running into the Ferinno Desert. Rescued by a rough gang of cattle rustlers, she has learned the harsh ways of the desert and the pitiless political no-mans-land the Ferinno exists […]

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The Women’s War by Jenna Glass (book review).

May 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Women’s War by Jenna Glass (book review).

‘The Women’s War’ by Jenna Glass contains multiple references to violence and sexual violence that some readers may find triggering. The Abbey of the Unwanted is full of women no one wants as wives. The disobedient. The troublemakers. The ones who inconvenienced fathers or husbands. Those cast aside in divorce. All are sent to the […]

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The Glass Magician by Caroline Stevermer (book review).

April 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Glass Magician by Caroline Stevermer (book review).

There are three types of ‘human’: Solitaires, Traders, and Sylvestri. The same but different. Sylvestri are not quite elves. They have a connection to the natural world, the patience of the old forest and disdain for other humans. Traders, well, trade and not just money, though they do do that and extremely well. Traders can […]

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The Sisters Grimm: A Novel by Menna van Praag (book review).

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Sisters Grimm: A Novel by Menna van Praag (book review).

If the Moon is in its first quarter and the time is precisely 3:33am and you happen to push on the right sort of gate you might make it into Everwhere. A land of pale colours and eternally drifting leaves, it is a place of dreams and magic. Goldie, Scarlet, Bea and Liyana have vague […]

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