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Lost Truth (The Truth series book 4) by Dawn Cook (book review).

January 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Lost Truth (The Truth series book 4) by Dawn Cook (book review).

‘Lost Truth’ is in fact the fourth and currently final book of the fantasy ‘Truth’ series by Dawn Cook. ‘First Truth’, ‘Hidden Truth’ and ‘Forgotten Truth’ being the first three. A reader often faces a dilemma when starting a series in the middle. How hard will it be to pick up the story? Will the […]

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Days Of Blood And Starlight (Daughter Of Smoke And Bone Trilogy book 2) by Laini Taylor (book review).

January 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Days Of Blood And Starlight (Daughter Of Smoke And Bone Trilogy book 2) by Laini Taylor  (book review).

‘Days Of Blood and Starlight’ is book two of the ‘Daughter Of Smoke And Bone Trilogy’. Laini Taylor has also written a series of books called the ‘Dreamdark’ series, along with multiple other stand-alone novels. This book continues the story a little while after the first book, ‘Daughter Of Smoke And Bone’, so there are […]

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Dragon In Chains (The Moshui Trilogy book one) by Daniel Fox (book review).

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dragon In Chains (The Moshui Trilogy book one) by Daniel Fox (book review).

The young emperor, Chien Hua, has been forced to flee his home after power-hungry generals seized control. He finds himself in exile on the island of Taishu, where he takes a feisty young fishing girl, Mei Feng, to be his companion. Hearing that the emperor is so close, Yu Shan’s clan send him from the […]

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Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente (book review).

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente (book review).

 Taken from the cover: ‘A plain spoken, appealing narrator relates the history of her parents – a Nevada silver baron who forced the Crow people to give up one of their most beautiful daughters, Gun That Sings, in marriage to him. With her mother’s death in childbirth, so begins a heroine’s tale equal parts heartbreak […]

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Beta signup now for The Elder Scrolls Online.

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Beta signup now for The Elder Scrolls Online.

Beta signups are now open for The Elder Scrolls Online at http://www.ElderScrollsOnline.com. Selected beta registrants will be granted early access to beta play the game. Timing and details of the start of playtests will be provided at a later date to those who register. The Elder Scrolls Online is slated for release in 2013 and […]

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Oz The Great and Powerful… just which witch is which?

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oz The Great and Powerful… just which witch is which?

Another new trailer, this time for Disney’s updated take on how the Wizard of Oz got to be so wizard-y, and got into so much trouble with those witches, yes, Oz The Great and Powerful is coming.

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Game of Thrones’ 3rd season peek.

January 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones’ 3rd season peek.

The George RR Martin fantasy TV series extravaganza that is Game of Thrones is swinging into its third season shortly, so it’s time to tease you with a behind the scenes look at just what is in store. The bearded master would be happy, if he was the sort of person to be happy (which […]

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Game Of Thrones Card Game (card game review).

January 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game Of Thrones Card Game (card game review).

A disclaimer. This two player game is made by Fantasy Flight Games and is based on the HBO TV show ‘Game Of Thrones’. It is not to be confused with the myriad of other games (also by Fantasy Flight) based on the American author George R. R. Martin’s ‘A Song Of Fire And Ice’ series. […]

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (soundtrack review).

January 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (soundtrack review).

When reviewing any piece of work, I do my best to take it in isolation and not let related materials influence my judgement. I’m afraid with ‘The Hobbit’ soundtrack, that’s just not possible so expect lots of references to ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ to follow. I’m sure I don’t need to go into the […]

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The Willful Princess And The Piebald Prince by Robin Hobb (book review).

January 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Willful Princess And The Piebald Prince by Robin Hobb	(book review).

Taken from the cover: ‘One of the darkest legends in the Realm of the Elderlings recounts the tale of the so-called Piebald Prince, a Witted pretender to the throne unseated by the actions of brave nobles so that the Farseer line could continue untainted. Now the truth behind the story is revealed through the account […]

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