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A Gathering Of Shadows (Shades Of Magic book 2) by V.E Schwab (book review)

April 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Gathering Of Shadows (Shades Of Magic book 2) by V.E Schwab (book review)

‘A Gathering Of Shadows’ is the second book in the ‘Shades Of Magic’ series, so if you haven’t read the first book, ‘A Darker Shade Of Magic’, read that one first as this one follows directly on from it. Four months after the conclusion of ‘A Darker Shade Of Magic’, Kell is restless. The bond […]

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A Darker Shade Of Magic by V.E. Schwab (book/ebook review)

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Darker Shade Of Magic by V.E. Schwab   (book/ebook review)

In the world of this book, ‘A Darker Shade Of Magic, by V.E. Schwab, there are four Londons. Grey London, which is our ordinary London. Red London which is full of vibrant magic and prosperity. White London where magic is used in a violent way and Black London which has been sealed off. As an […]

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Fragment by Craig Russell (ebook review)

January 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Fragment by Craig Russell   (ebook review)

A big fragment of Antarctic glacier breaks off the Ross Shelf in Antarctica and is set to change the world. Three scientists Kate, Eric and Graham are the only survivors of a scientific research base nearby. They must survive and find a way to tell the world the truth about what has happened. Meanwhile, TV […]

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Xan And Ink by Zak Zyz (ebook review)

December 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Xan And Ink by Zak Zyz   (ebook review)

Gregary and Sandros, two brothers, are exiled from Joymont, the city within which they live, alongside Brakar, a priest, and Osolin, a slave. They have sworn an oath that, in their exile, they will find a way to rid Joymont of creatures called Tinks which threaten to destroy it. They journey to find Xan, a […]

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Autonomy by Jude Houghton (ebook review)

August 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Autonomy by Jude Houghton  (ebook review)

Set in the near future, ‘Autonomy’ takes us to an over-populated world where there are so many people that the majority work on extremely low pay, retired in their thirties because they’ve been worked to exhaustion and live in shacks on shortages of food and water. A minority of elites live lives of wealth and […]

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Ruin And Rising (The Grisha Trilogy Book 3) by Leigh Bardugo (book/audio review).

July 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ruin And Rising (The Grisha Trilogy Book 3) by Leigh Bardugo (book/audio review).

Are you ready for the final instalment of The Grisha Trilogy? Following on from the previous book, ‘Siege And Storm’, the Apparat has Alina and Mal trapped below ground. Alina is unwell and she can’t summon any light. Meanwhile, the Darkling has taken the throne of Ravka and is searching for her. No one knows […]

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Siege And Storm (The Grisha Trilogy book 2) by Leigh Bardugo (ebook review).

June 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Siege And Storm (The Grisha Trilogy book 2) by Leigh Bardugo (ebook review).

If you enjoyed ‘Shadow And Bone’, then Alina, Mal and the Grisha, are back with some more Grisha magic in ‘Siege And Storm’. Alina and Mal have left Ravka, but it’s not long before the Darkling catches up with them. He’s escaped the Fold and came away with a new power, which he’s only too […]

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Shadow And Bone (The Grisha Trilogy Book 1) by Leigh Bardugo (audio book review).

June 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Shadow And Bone (The Grisha Trilogy Book 1) by Leigh Bardugo (audio book review).

Do you fancy following a witty yet intellectual teen, through a historical fantasy world brimming with magic? Well, ‘Shadow And Bone’ could be just what you’re looking for. In a fantasy world, the country of Ravka is divided by the Shadow Fold, a place consumed by pure darkness, inhabited by deadly flesh-eating creatures called Volcra. […]

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