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Book Review: The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark

The old songs, the laments for dead heroes. We drink and fight and kill and die. I like to try and give a brief, spoiler free synopsis at the start of my reviews; to give you potential readers an idea if this is the kind of story you'd like. But I don't think I'm capable… Continue reading Book Review: The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark

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Book Review: The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams

In The Ninth Rain, first in The Winnowing Flame Trilogy, Jen Williams brings a fresh and unique story to the fantasy genre; a book that strides across epic fantasy and probes the boundaries into sci-fi. The Eboran Empire was Sarn's first line of defense against their ancient foe, the Jure'lia. Over centuries, they would send… Continue reading Book Review: The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams

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Book Review: The Silver Tide by Jen Williams

Grazing your arm from palm to elbow, you slide around the corner and take shelter behind the wall. You shake the shower of dust and detritus from your hair and dodge the half a brick that topples from the crumbling top of your refuge. All around you is utter chaos; the city is transformed by… Continue reading Book Review: The Silver Tide by Jen Williams

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Book Review: The Iron Ghost by Jen Williams

You've been trudging through the slush and cold for days. You're shaking with exhaustion, your extremities tingling in a sensation akin to burning. Stumbling into base-camp, you're grateful you made it before nightfall. The flames of the camp fire are a welcome sight after endless days of blinding snow, of mountains looming over you, of… Continue reading Book Review: The Iron Ghost by Jen Williams

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The Subjective Chaos (Kind Of) Awards

19|01|18 Update The Bloggers Seven have met with their first challenge since announcing their quest; lo and behold a book had been placed in the wrong category! After a brief period of wailing into the void, our brave heroes searched within themselves for the truth; they would have to move the book to a new… Continue reading The Subjective Chaos (Kind Of) Awards

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Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon, the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him┬áthe bitter neighbor from hell, but must Ove be bitter just because he doesn't walk around with a… Continue reading Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

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Book Review: The Copper Promise by Jen Williams

It's the kind of bar where they keep the lights down low so you can't see how murky the beer is. The air is thick and the wine thin. You stumble down the steps, make your way through the clusters of clientele, wondering why it had to be this particular establishment; when a chair is… Continue reading Book Review: The Copper Promise by Jen Williams

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Book Review – Altered States by Paul J. Newell

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. Paul J. Newell writes crime/thrill novels; possibly one of my least favourite flavours. But this particularly book caught my attention, it seemed more focused on the psychological than a straight up "whodunnit" and this intrigued me. Aaron Braunn has a special skill;… Continue reading Book Review – Altered States by Paul J. Newell

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Book Review: The Summerlark Elf by Brandon Draga

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. Apologies for the quality of the picture! The Summerlark Elf is a fantasy novel which follows Enna, an elf brought up as a human, as she learns her true identity and becomes embroiled in a plot against the King. She is aided… Continue reading Book Review: The Summerlark Elf by Brandon Draga

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Book Review: The Hidden Face by S. C. Flynn

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review The Hidden Face is a fantasy, the first book in S. C. Flynn's series┬áThe Fifth Unmasking. We are plunged into a world where empires rise and fall according to the unmasking of a chosen one, The Face of Akhen. We follow Dayraven… Continue reading Book Review: The Hidden Face by S. C. Flynn