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Updraft (Bone Universe book 1) by Fran Wilde (ebook review).

January 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Updraft (Bone Universe book 1) by Fran Wilde (ebook review).

Fran Wilde’s story, ‘Updraft (Bone Universe book 1)’ story is set in a city above the clouds, where citizens live in towers made of bones. It is governed by singers who live in a place called the Spire, a central tower. The story follows Kirit Densira, the daughter of a well known trader. Kirit breaks […]

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On Spec The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic #109 Vol. 29 No. 2 (magazine review).

January 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
On Spec The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic #109 Vol. 29 No. 2 (magazine review).

There’s some good fiction in this issue of ‘On Spec: The Canadian Magazine of the Fantastic’. ‘Sinkhole’ by Al Onia opens at Uluru, also known as Ayer’s Rock, where aborigine tourist guide Allan Balford witnesses something from the sky hit the sacred site and split it in two. The phenomenon then expands slowly and swallows […]

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Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts (Crimewave Short Story Collections) (e-book review).

January 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts (Crimewave Short Story Collections) (e-book review).

Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts features fourteen stories from an assorted bunch of talented authors culled from the magazine ‘Crimewave’, which is put out by the same publisher that does the Science Fiction and fantasy magazine ‘Interzone’. That should tell you what sort of mood to expect. I picked out a few interesting pieces. ‘Plainview Part One: […]

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Paper And Fire (The Great Library book 2) by Rachel Caine (book review).

January 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Paper And Fire (The Great Library book 2) by Rachel Caine (book review).

When a group of young people leave home for the first time to further their education, it can be likened to the situation of students heading off to university. All are reliant on their own resources, all experiences, new situations and all need to find how they fit into the new world. In the first […]

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Darksoul by Anna Stephens (book review).

January 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Darksoul by Anna Stephens (book review).

Second books and especially second books in trilogies are a challenge to any author. The first book as a debut novel has probably had much more time in the gestation than publishing schedules will ever allow for subsequent ones. That is the first pressure. If it is the second in a trilogy, others kick in. […]

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SHAZAM! (new trailer for the movie).

January 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
SHAZAM! (new trailer for the movie).

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming DC SHAZAM! movie, arriving in cinemas April 5th 2019.

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American Gods (season 2 trailer).

January 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
American Gods (season 2 trailer).

Here’s the season 2 trailer for American Gods – hey, Jeff needs you to subscribe to Amazon Prime, right? Coming March 10th 2019.

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Tolkien (is talking).

January 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tolkien (is talking).

Fox Searchlight is releasing a new movie, entitled Tolkien, to be released in cinemas in the UK on 3rd May 2019. Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War […]

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The Glass God (Magicals Anonymous book 2) by Kate Griffin (book review).

January 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Glass God (Magicals Anonymous book 2) by Kate Griffin (book review).

This book is a humorous urban fantasy, volume 2 in the ‘Magicals Anonymous’ series, which is itself a spin-off of the four-volume ‘Matthew Swift’ series. Swift, the Midnight Mayor, comes into ‘The Glass God’ and its predecessor, ‘Stray Souls’ as a minor or perhaps it’s more accurate to say a major but mainly off-stage character. […]

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The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot (trailer).

January 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot (trailer).

Never say we never bring you anything different … here’s the trailer for the fantasy adventure film The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot starring Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner and Caitlin FitzGerald. It kind of does what it says on the tin. First, he assassinates Hitler as a young OSS agent, then, later in life, […]

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