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Time’s Convert (book 4) by Deborah Harkness (book review).

December 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Time’s Convert (book 4) by Deborah Harkness (book review).

With the recent series of ‘A Discovery Of Witches’ on UK TVs and, soon to be seen across the world, now is as good a time as any to get into the story of Diana Bishop, the witch and Matthew Clermont, the vampire. Please don’t start with ‘Time’s Convert’ as it is the fourth book […]

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The Mortal Word (The Invisible Library series book 5) by Genevieve Cogman (book review).

December 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Mortal Word (The Invisible Library series book 5) by Genevieve Cogman (book review).

If you are new to ‘The Invisible Library’ series you will be pleased, although your wallet might not be, that ‘The Mortal Word’ by Genevieve Cogman is the fifth book and you should catch up on the others first. Looking for a new kind of hero? Look no further, the librarian has broken out of […]

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Doctor Who: Molten Heart by Una McCormack (book review).

December 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Molten Heart by Una McCormack (book review).

Another unseen adventure that might form the core of the tales of Team TARDIS, ‘Molten Heart’ is a great story that presents the four travellers as a team who show great maturity as they deal with the very unexpected. From the opening, where we observe the travellers in the TARDIS, to the introduction the beautiful […]

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The Sentence Is Death (Detective Daniel Hawthorne book 2) by Anthony Horowitz (book review).

December 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Sentence Is Death (Detective Daniel Hawthorne book 2) by Anthony Horowitz (book review).

We are back to the marmite of narratives. You either love the fact that Anthony Horowitz places himself firmly at the centre of the narrative or you can’t stomach it. I’m happily sitting pretty with the idea that I love this to meta-death. Is it an ego trip or is it just something different? He’s […]

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Doctor Who: Combat Magicks by Steve Cole (book review).

December 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Combat Magicks by Steve Cole (book review).

  When the TARDIS bumps into an obstruction above the Earth, it makes an unexpected landing in Roman times. In ‘Combat Magicks’, the Doctor still seems to be getting to grips with the controls, which has been a recurring theme of the series. The team have arrived in Gaul and it’s about to witness the […]

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The Star Wars Cookbook: Han Sandwiches And Other Galactic Snacks by Lara Starr with photographs by Angie Cao (book review).

November 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Star Wars Cookbook: Han Sandwiches And Other Galactic Snacks by Lara Starr with photographs by Angie Cao (book review).

For the little ‘Star Wars’ fan in your life who are desperate to learn to cook before they go to university and live on cold pizza, this book could help them on their way. Illustrated with the action figures of Han Solo and Chewbacca, this small book goes where several have gone before (whoops wrong […]

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Doctor Who: The Good Doctor by Juno Dawson (book review).

November 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Good Doctor by Juno Dawson (book review).

A singularly appropriate story about mistaken identity heralds the dawn of ‘The Good Doctor’, who now just happens to be a woman. After a great ending where the Doctor and her friends negotiate a tricky ceasefire between the human settlers and the indigenous species of Lobos, they are jubilant. But Ryan has forgotten his phone […]

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The Psychology Of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas (book review).

August 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Psychology Of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas (book review).

Imagine being part of a team that fulfilled its greatest imaginings. It’s a tight-knit group of female scientists who have applied their knowledge to making time travel possible. Imagine the trauma of being excluded through no fault of your own and being forgotten by your team who you thought were friends. Barbara, one of the […]

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Ravencry: The Raven’s Mark book 2 by Ed McDonald (book review).

July 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ravencry: The Raven’s Mark book 2 by Ed McDonald (book review).

‘Ravencry’ is the sequel to ‘Blackwing’ and therefore Part 2 of the trilogy ‘The Raven’s Mark’. ‘Blackwing’ was and is a stunning and highly readable. It sucks you right into the adventure. ‘Ravencry’ follows on from ‘Blackwing’, so don’t read this is you haven’t read it. Why haven’t you read it? Ed McDonald has a […]

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Doctor Who: The Triple Knife And Other Doctor Who Stories by Jenny T. Colgan (book review).

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Triple Knife And Other Doctor Who Stories by Jenny T. Colgan (book review).

‘The Triple Knife And Other Doctor Who Stories’ is a collection of stories by Jenny T. Colgan already published elsewhere. If you already have these stories you may not want to purchase them again but this book will make a nice gift for a younger reader who may be inspired to write themselves. The Triple […]

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