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Mr. Spock: Logic & Prosperity Box (Star Trek) (UK title: Spock In A Box) by Steve Mockus (book/statue review)

August 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mr. Spock: Logic & Prosperity Box (Star Trek) (UK title: Spock In A Box) by Steve Mockus    (book/statue review)

Being greeted by the top half of Spock in the form of a statuette with the words ‘Live long and prosper’ around his waist is a strange experience. The ‘Logic & Prosperity’ box comes with the statue and the little book with has an introduction to Spock and a few pages with stills from the […]

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Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott and Sasha Laika (book review)

August 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott and Sasha Laika   (book review)

Rotherweird is a hidden state with historical secrets and probably a cover-up. Nothing new in many ways in these days of intrigue. Welcome to a world with no powered transport or computers and Internet. A brave new world indeed. Fierce border controls and an extreme reaction to outsiders. One might say this is timely indeed […]

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Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Volume 7 – War Of Gods by Nick Abadzis, Giorgia Sposito and Elonora Carlini (graphic novel review)

August 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Volume 7 – War Of Gods by Nick Abadzis, Giorgia Sposito and Elonora Carlini  (graphic novel review)

‘War Of Gods’ is the conclusion to the story about Anubis which started in the previous volume, ‘Sins Of The Father’. The writers are Nick Abadzis and James Peaty with artwork by Giorgia Sposito and Warren Pleece. It has a bonus adventure from year 3. There is a lot to juggle here with the Doctor […]

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Blackwing (The Raven’s Mark book 1) by Ed McDonald (book review)

July 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Blackwing (The Raven’s Mark book 1) by Ed McDonald   (book review)

When Blackwing Galharrow receives his orders, it is through a searing pain as his raven tattoo breaks out of his arm. Ouch! This epic fantasy is set in a recognisable world where magic is used to raise armies of the dead. This is a world of soldiers, Deep Kings, the Nameless, hopeless humans and The […]

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How To Stop Time by Matt Haig (book review)

July 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
How To Stop Time by Matt Haig  (book review)

‘Who wants to live forever?’ was rather poignantly sung by Freddie Mercury and I can’t listen to it without a tear in my eye. But what if you had no choice? What if you didn’t choose a long life that verged on immortality, it chose you? Our main character, Tom Hazard is born in 16th […]

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The Summer Of Impossible Things by Rowan Coleman (book review)

July 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Summer Of Impossible Things by Rowan Coleman  (book review)

In ‘The Summer Of Impossible Things’, Luna is struggling to understand recent events and decides a trip into her mother’s past might help. She just doesn’t think that her trip to New York in 2007 will see her slip through time into the summer of 1977, where she will if she can attempt to rewrite […]

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Marked: The Soulseer Chronicles book 1 by Sue Tingey (book review)

July 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marked: The Soulseer Chronicles book 1 by Sue Tingey  (book review)

It is a known fact that a woman whose best friend is invisible to the rest of the world will not have an easy life. Hiding in the shadows and finding modern life problematic, Lucky de Salle is not fitting well into the world. Lucky is a psychic and, yep, she sees dead people. Called […]

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Doctor Who: Myths And Legends by Richard Dinnick (book review)

June 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Myths And Legends by Richard Dinnick  (book review)

As the eras of our own stories about the mythical character of the Doctor pass into history, we have a document sent by Gallifreyan High Command, presumably through a tricky wormhole, which covers some of their own experiences of the man and other legendary happenings. The introduction by Chancellor Drakirid, historian to the Bureau of […]

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Doctor Who: Diamond Dogs by Mike Tucker (book review)

June 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Diamond Dogs by Mike Tucker  (book review)

One of three new novels for the new ‘Doctor Who’ companion ‘Diamond Dogs’ tips a curtsey nod to the late great David Bowie with its title. An off-planet adventure for Bill and the Doctor sees her introduction to his interesting moral code as they land inside one of the biggest diamond vaults anywhere so he […]

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A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge (book review)

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge   (book review)

When a little girl is found in a cheese vat by the master cheesemaker, Grandible, it is his instinct to pull her out. What he sees in her face makes him recoil with shock and he determines to protect this child. He names her Neverfell, making her his apprentice. Grandible teaches her how to make […]

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