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Doomsday loves Cave Troll. True?

December 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doomsday loves Cave Troll. True?

Now that the latest trailer for the Batman v Superman movie has revealed Lex’s Doomsday creation (evil creature cloned from Zod), the interwebs seems to be abuzz with the fact that the Cave Troll from the Lord of the Rings films seems to have been given a new lease of life. So, what do you […]

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Game of Thrones season 6 trailer (slay-bells are ringing).

December 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones season 6 trailer (slay-bells are ringing).

Is it that time already? The sixth season of the fantasy TV slayfest that is Game of Thrones is now been teaser trailed. Lovely.

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The Shards Of Heaven by Michael Livingston (book review).

November 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Shards Of Heaven by Michael Livingston (book review).

Every now and then TOR books sends me something I did not request. Every time this happens, I open the envelope with equal parts excitement and trepidation. Who doesn’t like getting books in the mail? I do worry it might be a book I’m not interested in reading, let alone reviewing, but to date these […]

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Harry Potter: Magical Places From The Films by Jody Revenson (book review).

November 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Harry Potter: Magical Places From The Films by Jody Revenson (book review).

It’s a big one. Just to remind us of how much we embraced Potterdom, this large glossy book, ‘Harry Potter: Magical Places From The Films’ by Jody Revenson, encompasses the production and offers up some more of the vast trove of Potter photos that must fill a goblin vault somewhere. In the desire to catalogue […]

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The Osiris Ritual (Newbury and Hobbes 2) by George Mann (book review).

November 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Osiris Ritual (Newbury and Hobbes 2) by George Mann (book review).

‘The Osiris Ritual’ is the second adventure by George Mann for the perfect pairing of Maurice Newbury and Veronica Hobbes who battle against the forces of darkness in Victorian Britain. Newbury is an agent of her Majesty Queen Victoria, too long of the British Empire, kept alive by foul and unnatural means to ensure she […]

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Thief’s Magic (Millennium’s Rule book 1) by Trudi Canavan (book review).

November 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Thief’s Magic (Millennium’s Rule book 1) by Trudi Canavan (book review).

‘Thief’s Magic’ is book one in a new probable trilogy by Trudi Canavan called the ‘Millennium’s Rule’. This book is tricky to explain as it’s really two books in one. First, we follow Tyen who is training to become a sorcerer archaeologist who finds magical objects to take back to his university for study. While […]

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Chicks Kick Butt edited by Rachel Caine and Kerrie L. Hughes (book review).

November 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Chicks Kick Butt edited by Rachel Caine and Kerrie L. Hughes (book review).

This is a collection of 13 short stories written by authors such as Rachel Caine (who also edited the book), Rachel Vincent, Jeane C Stein, etc. As the title of the book, ‘Chicks Kick Butt’, suggests, these stories are all about women who kick butt, they take the lead in any adventure in front of […]

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (film review by Frank Ochieng).

November 23, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (film review by Frank Ochieng).

‘The Hunger Games’ creator and mastermind Suzanne Collins has brought to life the explosive and resilient heroine Katniss Everdeen, not to mention the resourceful actress stepping into her action-oriented shoes and consciousness in the form of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence. Now, with the conclusive ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2′, ardent and casual fans […]

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The World Below by Susan Bartholomew (book review)

November 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
The World Below by Susan Bartholomew   (book review)

There is no copyright on titles. This can make it very confusing for a reader who may only have that to go on. For older readers in the Science Fiction/fantasy field, ‘The World Below’ will evoke memories of the S. Fowler Wright novel from 1929. This book is a far more recent tale with the […]

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The Skull Throne (Demon Cycle book 4) by Peter V. Brett (book review).

November 15, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
The Skull Throne (Demon Cycle book 4) by Peter V. Brett (book review).

Arlen and Jardir have disappeared after plummeting off a cliff during their battle. Nobody knows if they’re still alive or what happened to them after they fell but, even with the two potential Deliverers missing, life and the fight against the demons must continue. Leesha, secretly carrying Jardir’s child, tries to hold the ever-increasing population […]

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