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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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The Ruin Of Kings: Prophecy and Magic Combine in This Powerful Epic (A Chorus of Dragons) by Jenn Lyons (book review).

January 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Ruin Of Kings: Prophecy and Magic Combine in This Powerful Epic (A Chorus of Dragons) by Jenn Lyons (book review).

‘The Ruin Of Kings’ is book one in the ‘A Chorus Of Dragons’ series by Jenn Lyons. Kihrin is a bit of a likely lad who manages to get himself into the position where he has to rob the house of a rich lord. Unfortunately, this then drops him into all sorts of problems, not […]

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The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern (book review).

November 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern (book review).

‘The Starless Sea ‘is the much anticipated second book by Erin Morgenstern. What would you say if I told you there were magical doors all over our world that lead to an enormous library on the shores of something called the Starless Sea? Or that you might just be drawn to one of these doors […]

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Perfectly Preventable Deaths by Deirdre Sullivan (book review).

November 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Perfectly Preventable Deaths by Deirdre Sullivan (book review).

‘Perfectly Preventable Deaths’ is a standalone novel by Deirdre Sullivan and the first one by her that I’ve read. Catlin and Madeline are twins who are uprooted and moved to a small isolated town called Ballyfrann where they begin to grow apart. Catlin starts to fall for a local boy and Madeline starts to realise […]

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The Devil’s Blade by Mark Adler (book review).

October 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Devil’s Blade by Mark Adler (book review).

‘The Devil’s Blade’ is a standalone book by Mark Adler and is very loosely based on the life of Julie D’Aubigny who lived in 17th century Paris. Julie has a fabulous operatic singing voice and she will do anything to have it recognised and to become famous. But tragedy strikes and her voice is ruined […]

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The Poison Song (The Winnowing Flame Trilogy book 3) by Jen Williams (book review).

September 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Poison Song (The Winnowing Flame Trilogy book 3) by Jen Williams (book review).

‘The Poison Song’ is book three in ‘The Winnowing Flame Trilogy’ by Jen Williams. This review will contain spoilers for books one and two, proceed with caution. After getting to the end of book two, ‘The Bitter Twins’, readers will know that our heroes have lost a few of their friends and more will be […]

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