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The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang (book review).

June 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang (book review).

Rin lives in a backwater town with adoptive parents who use her as free labour. She knows that the only way to get out of there and make a life of her choosing is to get accepted to the most prestigious military academy in the country, Sinegard. Yet how can she, a poorly educated commoner, […]

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Queen Of Shadows (Throne Of Glass book 4) by Sarah J Maas (book review).

June 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Queen Of Shadows (Throne Of Glass book 4) by Sarah J Maas (book review).

‘Queen Of Shadows’ is book four in the ‘Throne Of Glass’ series by Sarah J Maas, I believe this will eventually be a seven book series with other added novellas. This is her series about Celaena Sardothien. In this book, Celaena Sardothien has returned to Rifthold but, this time as her own person, no longer […]

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Obsidio – The Illuminae Files part 3 by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (book review).

June 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Obsidio – The Illuminae Files part 3 by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (book review).

‘Obsidio’ is the third and final book in ‘The Illuminae Files’. Please don’t read this review unless you’ve read Illuminae’ and ‘Gemina’, or there may be spoilers and most of it probably won’t make much sense to you neither. This time, along with some of the people from books one and two, we are following […]

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Where Angels Fear To Tread (a Remy Chandler novel book 4) by Thomas E Sniegoski (book review).

June 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Where Angels Fear To Tread (a Remy Chandler novel book 4) by Thomas E Sniegoski (book review).

Remy Chandler is a detective. This is a marked change from his former life as a warrior angel and God’s right fist. Day to day, he struggles to control the angel which lives semi-dormant in his human body. His supernatural nature means he is able to handle the more out-there cases. He can move between […]

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Dancing On The Head Of A Pin (a Remy Chandler novel book 2) by Thomas E Sniegoski (book review).

June 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Dancing On The Head Of A Pin (a Remy Chandler novel book 2) by Thomas E Sniegoski (book review).

Angels are amongst us and, in the case of Remy ‘Remiel’ Chandler, working as a private detective in Boston. Along with the regular cases, Remy seems to have a large number of the weird and unusual to deal with. The latest case concerns missing weapons with supernatural powers. It seems someone is using divine and […]

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The Last Sun (The Tarot Sequence book #1) by K.D. Edwards (book review).

June 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Last Sun (The Tarot Sequence book #1) by K.D. Edwards (book review).

‘The Last Sun’ by K.D. Edwards is one of the most entertaining books I’ve read this year. It’s funny, exciting and heartwarming. I have an iffy relationship with Urban Fantasy, but decided to pick this one up based on the characters and the premise. Both delivered. Briefly, Rune Saint John is ‘the last Sun’, the […]

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Aoife’s Kiss by Tyree Campbell (ebook review).

June 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Aoife’s Kiss by Tyree Campbell (ebook review).

‘Aoife’s Kiss’ is a fantasy novel and starts with a prologue on 12 May 202-, five years before the present day. Aoife Ni Riain has been researching runestones and, almost by accident, discovers that she can open portals to other places with them. The stones work different magics according to how they are combined. Cut […]

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Tales Of The Apt: Volume 2: A Time For Grief by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

June 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tales Of The Apt: Volume 2: A Time For Grief by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

‘A Time for Grief’ is the second volume of short stories set in the world of Adrian Tchakovsky’s ten part epic, ‘Shadows Of The Apt’. Several characters from the series make appearances and we’re also introduced to a range of new people and places, too. The ‘Tales Of The Apt’ collections are loosely themed, with […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2018, Volume 134 # 736 (magazine review)

June 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2018, Volume 134 # 736  (magazine review)

I don’t always mention the art that graces the covers of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’, so I’ll start this review by saying that I love the picture on the front of the March/April issue, beautifully painted by Cory and Catska Ench. It introduces us to the four main characters in the opening […]

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The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton (book review).

May 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton (book review).

‘The Belles’ is book one in a new young adult series by Dhonielle Clayton. Once upon a time there was a world where everyone was happy and beautiful. This is not that world. In this world, everyone apart from a very select few are born with grey skin and hair, and red eyes but they […]

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