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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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A Conjuring Of Light (Shades Of Magic Book 3) by V.E. Schwab (book review).

May 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Conjuring Of Light (Shades Of Magic Book 3) by V.E. Schwab (book review).

‘A Conjuring Of Light’ is the third book in the ‘Shades Of Magic’ series, so if you haven’t read the first two check them out first. Osaron has used Holland’s antari body to take him to Red London. Can Lila and Kell find a way to stop Osaron from destroying Red London? Meanwhile, in Grey […]

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A Gathering Of Shadows (Shades Of Magic book 2) by V.E Schwab (book review)

April 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Gathering Of Shadows (Shades Of Magic book 2) by V.E Schwab (book review)

‘A Gathering Of Shadows’ is the second book in the ‘Shades Of Magic’ series, so if you haven’t read the first book, ‘A Darker Shade Of Magic’, read that one first as this one follows directly on from it. Four months after the conclusion of ‘A Darker Shade Of Magic’, Kell is restless. The bond […]

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A Darker Shade Of Magic by V.E. Schwab (book/ebook review)

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Darker Shade Of Magic by V.E. Schwab   (book/ebook review)

In the world of this book, ‘A Darker Shade Of Magic, by V.E. Schwab, there are four Londons. Grey London, which is our ordinary London. Red London which is full of vibrant magic and prosperity. White London where magic is used in a violent way and Black London which has been sealed off. As an […]

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Fragment by Craig Russell (ebook review)

January 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Fragment by Craig Russell   (ebook review)

A big fragment of Antarctic glacier breaks off the Ross Shelf in Antarctica and is set to change the world. Three scientists Kate, Eric and Graham are the only survivors of a scientific research base nearby. They must survive and find a way to tell the world the truth about what has happened. Meanwhile, TV […]

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