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Prudence: Book One of The Custard Protocol by Gail Carriger (book review).

October 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Prudence: Book One of The Custard Protocol by Gail Carriger (book review).

‘Prudence’ is book one in the new ‘Custard Protocol’ series by Gail Carriger, which focuses on Prudence Alessandra Macon Akeldama (Alexia Tarabotti’s metanatural daughter from ‘The Parasol Protectorate’). In this book, we follow Rue (Prudence), her best friend Primrose Tunstall, Percy Tunstall (Primrose’s twin brother) and Quesnal Lefoux as they are sent to India in […]

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Ancient Appetites (The Wildenstern Saga book 1) by Oisin McGann (book review).

October 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ancient Appetites (The Wildenstern Saga book 1) by Oisin McGann (book review).

‘Ancient Appetites’ is book one in ‘The Wildenstern Saga’, which currently stands at three books and one novella. They are classed as YA, so not much swearing and sex goes on within these pages, but you will encounter ‘a little bit of mild peril’ as they say at the movies. The first thing you need […]

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Of Sand & Malice Made (The Song Of Shattered Sands Series) 0.5 by Bradley Beaulieu (book review).

September 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Of Sand & Malice Made (The Song Of Shattered Sands Series) 0.5 by Bradley Beaulieu (book review).

‘Of Sand & Malice Made’ is the prequel to ‘Twelve Kings Of Sharakhai’, where we get to follow Çeda and see her story prior to book 1 in the series. This book is a set of three short stories, all related to each other in which Çeda manages to cross paths with a particularly nasty […]

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Uprooted (book 1) by Naomi Novik (book review)

July 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Uprooted (book 1) by Naomi Novik   (book review)

‘Uprooted’ is a standalone fantasy novel based very loosely on ‘The Beauty And The Beast’ fairy tale. In this version, there is a valley in which there are several small villages and towns. There is also a forest which contains scary beings and is slowly trying to take over the villages and towns in the […]

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A Court Of Mist And Fury (A Court Of Thorns And Roses book 2) by Sarah J Maas (book review).

June 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Court Of Mist And Fury (A Court Of Thorns And Roses book 2) by Sarah J Maas (book review).

‘A Court Of Mist And Fury’ is book two in the ‘A Court Of Thorns And Roses’ trilogy by Sarah J Maas which is based loosely on the fairy tale ‘Beauty And The Beast’. Apparently, the first book, ‘A Court Of Thorns And Roses’, has now been optioned so look out for a film in […]

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Crown Of Midnight (The Throne Of Glass series book two) by Sarah J Maas (book review)

April 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Crown Of Midnight (The Throne Of Glass series book two) by Sarah J Maas    (book review)

‘Crown Of Midnight’ is book two in ‘The Throne Of Glass’ series so this review will doubtless hold some spoilers, stop reading now if you’ve not read book one, ‘Throne Of Glass’! In book one, Celaena Sardothien survived the trials set her to become the King of Adarlan’s royal assassin, which means she is going […]

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Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor (book review).

March 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor (book review).

‘Dreamdark: Blackbringer’ is Laini Taylor’s debut novel and the first in the ‘Faeries Of Dreamdark’ series which consists of two books. Magpie Windwitch is a faerie but, not the usual prancing sparkling kind, she happens to be the granddaughter of the West Wind, oh, and she hunts demons with her band of crows. Magpie is […]

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A Court Of Thorns And Roses (A Court Of Thorns And Roses book 1) by Sarah J. Maas (book review).

March 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Court Of Thorns And Roses (A Court Of Thorns And Roses book 1) by Sarah J. Maas (book review).

‘A Court Of Thorns And Roses’ is book one in the new ‘A Court Of Thorns And Roses’ trilogy by Sarah J Maas. The second book, ‘A Court of Mist and Fury’, is set to come out in May 2016. This book circles around a girl called Feyre, who lives in a world in which […]

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The Silver Tide (Copper Cat/The Copper Promise Trilogy book 3) by Jen Williams (book review).

February 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Silver Tide (Copper Cat/The Copper Promise Trilogy book 3) by Jen Williams (book review).

‘The Silver Tide’ by Jen Williams is the third and final book in the Copper Cat/The Copper Promise Trilogy. This time the Black Feather Three are venturing into the centre Euriale, an island famed for devouring anyone who ventures past the small pirate town of Two Birds. To most people, this is enough to make […]

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Twelve Kings: The Song of the Shattered Sands (Song of Shattered Sands 1) by Bradley Beaulieu (book review).

January 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Twelve Kings: The Song of the Shattered Sands (Song of Shattered Sands 1) by Bradley Beaulieu (book review).

‘Twelve Kings’ is the first in as yet unnumbered series of books but given that there are 12 kings in all and the female protagonist wishes to kill them all I’m guessing there might be 12 books altogether. This book is based in the city of Sharakhai, situated in the middle of a massive desert […]

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