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Halo: The Thursday War (book 2) by Karen Traviss (book review).

September 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Halo: The Thursday War (book 2) by Karen Traviss (book review).

Taken from the cover: ‘A divided, warring Sangheili nation is no threat to a resurgent Earth and its interests. But even as the Arbiter fights to put down an uprising by Elites who view him as a traitor and a heretic, events set in motion millennia ago are about to derail the careful plans of […]

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The Art Of How To Train Your Dragon 2 by Linda Sunshine (book review).

June 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Art Of How To Train Your Dragon 2 by Linda Sunshine (book review).

‘Animation is an art form that begins and ends with the imagination.’ – Linda Sunshine author of ‘The Art Of How To Train Your Dragon 2’. With a forward by Gerard Butler, this glossy, behind the scenes peek at the art of ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ comes in at a healthy 160 pages […]

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Not Flesh Nor Feather (an Eden Moore story book 3) by Cheri Priest (book review).

May 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Not Flesh Nor Feather (an Eden Moore story book 3) by Cheri Priest (book review).

Taken from the cover: ‘The disappearance of homeless men foraging through trash at night and nuisance skater kids rolling their boards along the planked piers were not note-worthy enough to delay the city’s development projects. But deep beneath the riverbank, the evidence of a terrible crime has been covered up twice. When a damn falters […]

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Wings To The Kingdom (an Eden Moore story book 2) by Cheri Priest (book review).

February 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Wings To The Kingdom (an Eden Moore story book 2) by Cheri Priest (book review).

Taken from the cover: ‘The fields at Chickamauga, Georgia — America’s oldest national military park — claimed thirty-five thousand casualties during the Civil War. Any good guide will tell you that the grounds are haunted. The battlefield even has its own resident haunt, called Old Green Eyes for his telltale luminous gaze…’ ‘Wings To The […]

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Love In The Time Of The Fridges by Tim Scott (book review).

January 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Love In The Time Of The Fridges by Tim Scott (book review).

Taken from the cover: ‘New Seattle Health and Safety. Do not die for no reason. This is the motto of a city so obsessed with the danger of sharp corners that it has almost forgotten how to live. But Huckleberry Lindbergh is about to find his trip to the city most decidedly unsafe. For a […]

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World FantasyCon 2013 Brighton UK 31 October–03 November 2013 (convention report).

November 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
World FantasyCon 2013 Brighton UK 31 October–03 November 2013 (convention report).

By the pricking of my thumb… The roving carnival of creativity that is the World Fantasy Convention rolled into Brighton and set up camp on a dark and stormy All Hallows Eve 2013. The event was billed as being for fans and pros to get their geek on, do deals, drool over famous authors (icky […]

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Bristol-Con 2013 by KT Davies (convention review).

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Bristol-Con 2013 by KT Davies (convention review).

‘Bristol-Con is a one-day convention organized by the Bristol Fantasy & SF Society, under the auspices of the Bristol-Con Foundation’. Taken from the website: www.bristolcon.org/ This year the Bristol-Con event took place on the 26th October in Bristol at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bristol City Centre, which was very easy to find driving down […]

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Atlantis: Episode One: BBC One, Saturday 28th September 2013 (review) by KT Davies.

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Atlantis: Episode One: BBC One, Saturday 28th September 2013 (review) by KT Davies.

You’ve heard the phrase too much of a good thing? Well, that just about sums up ‘Atlantis’, the new programme for the family entertainment slot on Saturday night on Beeb One. Basically, it looks like Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy, the co-creators of ‘Merlin’ along with Howard Overman, creator of ‘Misfits’ have cottoned onto the […]

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Discworld Ankh-Morpork Board Game (game review).

August 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Discworld Ankh-Morpork Board Game (game review).

Lord Havelock Vetinari, the dictator *ahem* I mean, the patrician of Ankh-Morpork, the fabulous pit of a city at the heart of Terry Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ novels, has gone missing. Time for some backstabby, schemy-plotty boardgame shenanigans. Up to four players get to randomly pick one of seven characters who will vie with each other to […]

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The Last Full Measure by Jack Campbell (book review).

May 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Last Full Measure by Jack Campbell (book review).

Taken from the cover: ‘In a transformed mid-nineteenth century America dominated by plantation owners and kept in line by Southern military forces, a mild-mannered academic from Maine, Professor Joshua Chamberlain, stands accused of crimes against the nation. In court alongside him is Abraham Lincoln, whose fiery rhetoric brands him a “threat to the security of […]

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