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Horizon (Bone Universe book 3) by Fran Wilde (book review).

May 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Horizon (Bone Universe book 3) by Fran Wilde (book review).

This third book, ‘Horizon’ follows on from the second ‘Cloudbound’ book in her Bone Universe trilogy by Fran Wilde. Kirit, Nat, Wik and Ciel are on the ground. They’ve discovered that their living city is going to die soon. They try to keep feeding their city to keep it alive, while trying to find a […]

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Winds Of Marque: Blackwood & Virtue by Bennett Coles

April 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Winds Of Marque: Blackwood & Virtue by Bennett Coles

A team within the space equivalent of the navy are sent on an undercover mission, disguised as merchants, to stop pirates. If they succeed, they will receive riches and, if they fail, the rest of the navy will hunt them down. Liam Blackwood is an executive officer in the navy. Having just come back from […]

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Cloudbound (Bone Universe book 2) by Fran Wilde (book review).

April 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cloudbound (Bone Universe book 2) by Fran Wilde (book review).

‘Cloudbound (Bone Universe book 2)’ by Fran Wilde follows on from ‘Updraft’, but with a different protagonist. Nat Densira, Kirit’s lifelong friend and former neighbour, is an apprentice counsellor on the new council. He is helping to move society forward now that they are free from the singers’ rule. But politics are more complicated than […]

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Sinless (Eye Of The Beholder: Book 1) by Sarah Tarkoff (book review).

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sinless (Eye Of The Beholder: Book 1) by Sarah Tarkoff (book review).

‘Sinless Eye Of The Beholder Book 1’ by Sarah Tarkoff imagines a future where the existence of God and one true religion has been proven by sins having a physical impact on the way people look. Since the Revelation, if you commit a sin, your physical appearance will change. This can be anything as simple […]

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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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