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The Brightest Fell (October Daye book 13) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Brightest Fell (October Daye book 13) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

Once a series of books has gone well past the trilogy that the author probably originally envisaged there is an issue with finding ways for the new reader to find out what is happening and what relevant aspects there are from previous novels that the reader needs to know. ‘The Brightest Fell’ is the thirteenth […]

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Aladdin (Disney’s live-action movie reboot: first trailer).

October 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Aladdin (Disney’s live-action movie reboot: first trailer).

Are you ready for Aladdin, Disney’s live-action remake of the previously animated street rat Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and a certain Genie who’s the key to their future? Directed by Guy Ritchie – yeah, we know, we know – who brings, err, visceral action to the port city of Agrabah, the film stars Will Smith as […]

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Dead Indian Wars (Second in The Damnation Series) by Clark Casey (book review).

October 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Dead Indian Wars (Second in The Damnation Series) by Clark Casey (book review).

‘Dead Indian Wars’ is volume two of the DamnationSeries, Clark Casye’s paranormal western series. The story here, picks up from where ‘Dawn In Damnation’ left off which is after the huge battle with the werewolves, the residents of the only other saloon in town. Many of the cowboy residents, have been shot and gone to […]

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The Witcher gets made into a Netflix series.

October 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Witcher gets made into a Netflix series.

Based on the action fantasy game, The Witcher is a tale of fate and family, and shortly to be a Netflix TV series as well.. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a […]

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Good Omens (Amazon Prime TV series: trailer).

October 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Good Omens (Amazon Prime TV series: trailer).

Coming to Prime Video in 2019 as a TV series and based on the fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens follows the story of Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, who have formed an unlikely friendship spanning 6,000 years and have grown fond of life on earth. However, the end […]

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American Gods: worship the second season? (trailer).

October 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
American Gods: worship the second season? (trailer).

There’s a war brewing between the old gods and the new in the second series of the TV adaption of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, with China Miéville-lookalike actor Ricky Whittle still playing the lead role. Series 1 was on Amazon Prime, so I’m presuming this one will be slapping down on the Zon, too, in […]

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City Of The Iron Fish by Simon Ings (book review).

October 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
City Of The Iron Fish by Simon Ings (book review).

The thing that really drew me to this book is the eye-catching artwork on the cover, which is by one of my favourite cover artists, Jeffrey Alan Love. Drawing me in enough to read the blurb, I thought that ‘The City Of The Iron Fish’ sounded intriguing and I was looking forward to my first […]

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Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald (last trailer).

September 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald (last trailer).

Here’s the last trailer for the Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald film, for those you who can’t get enough of the Harry Potter universe. The official blurb reads as follows: At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jul/Aug 2018, Volume 135 #738 (magazine review).

September 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jul/Aug 2018, Volume 135 #738 (magazine review).

The first thing to note about the July/August issue of ‘The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ is the wonderfully retro-cover painting. Bob Eggleton’s ‘Big Mars’ shows a 1950s-style angular rocketship sitting vertically on the craggy surface of Deimos, the smaller of Mars’ two moons, while the sky above is dominated by a huge Mars, […]

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The City Of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy book 1) by S.A. Chakraborty (book review).

September 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
The City Of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy book 1) by S.A. Chakraborty (book review).

‘The City Of Brass’ is the first in ‘The Daevabad Trilogy’ by S.A. Chakraborty and is her debut novel. Nahri is a street urchin who gets by swindling money out of the rich by pretending to read palms and healing the sick. She knows she’s swindling them as she firmly believes that magic doesn’t exist, […]

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