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The Caged Queen: Iskari book 2 by Kristen Ciccarelli (book review).

December 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Caged Queen: Iskari book 2 by Kristen Ciccarelli (book review).

‘The Caged Queen’ by Kristen Ciccarelli is the sequel to ‘The Last Namsara’, while continuing on from the end of the story, follows a different protagonist. Roa married Dax to ensure that his kingdom looked after her people. For ages, Firgaard have imposed sanctions on The Scrublands, but Roa intends to use her new position […]

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City Of Broken Magic (Chronicles Of Amicae Book 1) by Mirah Bolender (book review).

December 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
City Of Broken Magic (Chronicles Of Amicae Book 1) by Mirah Bolender (book review).

Laura Kramer is an apprentice sweeper and they rid the city of infestations like monsters that grow out of broken amulets. It’s the job she’s always wanted. But not everyone else in her life feels that way. Her Aunt Morgan thinks that she should quit and take a job more fitting of a woman, so […]

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The Dragon’s Child by Janine Webb (book review).

September 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Dragon’s Child by Janine Webb (book review).

Based in a society where dragons can transform in to humans and currently control all the businesses as a result of which they are wealthy, Lady Feng accidentally kills a human child. Because of this, she feels she should replace it with one of her own children. However, Long Wei the dragon child grows up […]

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I Want Superpowers by Steven Bereznai (book review).

August 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
I Want Superpowers by Steven Bereznai (book review).

Caitlin has always wanted to be a super-hero. People who have super-powers go to live with other super-heroes in their own city. It’s the perfect opportunity for Caitlin to escape her troublesome mother and boring life to join them. So she’s hoping to manifest in her final testing, but she doesn’t. Stuck with her ordinary […]

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Fictional Alignment by Mike French (ebook review).

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fictional Alignment by Mike French (ebook review).

‘Fictional Alignment ‘ follows on from Mike French’s first book, ‘An Android Awakes’. Saphira has published the stories that PD12928 told her. She was the first human to publish a book in an age of android publishing and it has become a bestseller. The androids are furious about this. They attack her home and force […]

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An Android Awakes by Mike French and illustrated by Karl Brown (book review).

April 9, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
An Android Awakes by Mike French and illustrated by Karl Brown (book review).

In a world where all books are written by androids under the Android Publishing Program, an android tries to get published. Despite being specially programmed to produce the optimal novel, his works still keep getting rejected. Soon, he starts receiving letters advising him that he has a limited amount of submissions before his opportunity will […]

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The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (book review).

December 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (book review).

Asha is a dragon slayer. Her job is to slay dragons and bring their heads to her father, the King of Firgaard, in order to make amends for the evil she caused as a child, by telling forbidden stories which caused dragons to attack Firgaard and killed her mother. Also, as part of her atonement, […]

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Meddling Kids: A Novel by Edgar Cantero (book review).

October 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Meddling Kids: A Novel by Edgar Cantero (book review).

What happens when teen detectives grow up? As teens Andy, Kerri, Nate and Peter spent their summers together in the town of Blyton Hills and, through investigating local cases, became known as The Blyton Summer Detective Club. But despite what people may think, being teen detectives, isn’t as glamorous and jovial as the press would […]

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Amatka by Karin Tidbet (book review)

August 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Amatka by Karin Tidbet   (book review)

Vanga is an information assistant, sent to the colony of Amatka to do research in to hygiene products. Placed in a house with three Amatkan housemates, Vanga starts to get to know Amatka and do her research but, in doing so, Vanga realises that Amatka has secrets that will impact on her beliefs about society […]

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Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages (book review).

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages (book review).

‘Wicked Wonders’ is a collection of short stories mainly about children that take the reader on a trip through numerous worlds with a wide cast of characters. Most of the stories are tinged with magical realism or science or more often than not both. Ellen Klages has a talent for concepts. There are quite a […]

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