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Come Tumbling Down (Wayward Children #5) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

February 9, 2022 | By | Reply More
Come Tumbling Down (Wayward Children #5) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

‘Come Tumbling Down’ is book 5 in the ‘Wayward Children’ series by Seanan McGuire. Each of the books in the series so far have been short novella of around 200 pages. This review is bound to contain some spoilers for the previous 4 books in the series so proceed with caution if you’ve not read […]

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Sanctuary by V.V. James (book review).

November 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Sanctuary by V.V. James (book review).

‘Sanctuary’ is a standalone urban fantasy novel written by V.V. James. Meggie Knight has an interesting case on her hands. The star quarterback of the local football team has been murdered and it looks more and more likely that the daughter of the local witch is responsible. Now the mother of the quarterback and the […]

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Fleet Of Knives (An Embers Of War novel – book 2) by Gareth L. Powell (book review).

November 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fleet Of Knives (An Embers Of War novel – book 2) by Gareth L. Powell (book review).

‘Fleet Of Knives’ is book two in the ‘Embers Of War’ series by Gareth L. Powell. As this is a review for the second book in a series please be aware there may be spoilers throughout. ‘Fleet Of Knives’ carries on almost straight after book one, ‘Embers Of War’, in the series. This time Trouble […]

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In The Ravenous Dark by A.M. Strickland (book review).

November 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
In The Ravenous Dark by A.M. Strickland (book review).

‘The Ravenous Dark’ is a standalone fantasy book by A.M. Strickland. Rovan watched her father die to protect her and her mother from the fate of those with magic when she was a small child. Unfortunately, she exposes her magical ability trying to save her lover meaning her father’s death was for nothing. Rovan now […]

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Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (book review).

November 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (book review).

‘Project Hail Mary’ is the third standalone Science Fiction novel by Andy Weir and the second one I’ve personally read. Ryland Grace wakes up on board a spaceship alongside his dead crewmates on a mission he has no memory of. Slowly but surely, the enormity of his mission dawns on him and he realises he’s […]

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Dreaming In Quantum And Other Stories by Lynda Clark (book review).

August 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
Dreaming In Quantum And Other Stories by Lynda Clark (book review).

‘Dreaming In Quantum And Other Stories’ is a short book of short and slightly odd stories. There are 15 stories in all ranging from a couple of pages to pushing 20 pages in length. The first thing you’ll notice when you open this collection is that the contents page is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. […]

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Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle book 1) by Jay Kristoff (book review).

April 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle book 1) by Jay Kristoff (book review).

‘Nevernight’ is book one in ‘The Nevernight Chronicles’ by Jay Kristoff. This novel follows Mia Corvere going from a 10 year-old living a life of luxury to seeing her father hung, her mother ripped from her along with her baby brother and put into a terrifying oubliette. Mia then has to fight for her life […]

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Light Years (book 1) by Kass Morgan (book review).

April 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
Light Years (book 1) by Kass Morgan (book review).

‘Light Years’ by Kass Morgan is the first book in the ‘Light Years’ series. If you recognise Morgan, she also wrote ‘The 100’ series. This book revolves around the lives of four cadets just entering the Quartra Fleet Academy, a typically snobby school where youngsters learn the skills needed to decimate their enemies, the Spectres. […]

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A Lion Among Men (Wicked Years book 3 of 4) by Gregory Maguire (book review).

February 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
A Lion Among Men (Wicked Years book 3 of 4) by Gregory Maguire (book review).

‘A Lion Among Men’ is the third in the four book series ‘The Wicked Years’ by Gregory Maguire. This book focuses on Brrr and his task, given to him by the Emerald City, is to find and interrogate Yackle to discover the whereabouts of Grimmerie. Brrr and Yackle spend a lot of time going over […]

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The Left-Handed Booksellers Of London by Garth Nix (book review).

February 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Left-Handed Booksellers Of London by Garth Nix (book review).

‘The Left-Handed Booksellers Of London’ is a standalone fantasy novel by Garth Nix. Susan Arkshaw has just moved to London to start university and ,while waiting for her course to start, she decides to try and find her mysterious father. Along the way, she meets Merlin, one of the aforementioned left-handed booksellers, his right-handed bookseller […]

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