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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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X MARKS THE SPOT

July 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
X MARKS THE SPOT

HARDBACK TO SMALL ENLARGED PAPERBACK The Bear And The Nightingale by Katherine Arden (pub: Del Rey/Random House. 319 page small enlarged paperback. Price: $16.00 (US), $22.00 (CAN). ISBN: 978-1-101-88595-6) check out websites: www.delreybooks.com and www.randomhousebooks.com released: 27 June 2017  

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Post Truth: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullshit And What We Can Do About It by Evan Davis (book review)

June 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Post Truth: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullshit And What We Can Do About It by Evan Davis   (book review)

I have to confess that I always wonder how people can ask for a product over the counter when its title has a profanity or swear word in the title. Oddly, ‘bullshit’ is an instantly recognised word having more to do people spouting incorrect information than a farm animal’s waste product or necessarily seen as […]

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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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Beneath London (A Langdon St. Ives novel) by James P. Blaylock (book review)

June 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Beneath London (A Langdon St. Ives novel) by James P. Blaylock   (book review)

When a perfectly preserved great auk is recovered from a sinkhole beneath London, Langdon St. Ives is keen to explore the area and prepares to set out for London to visit his old friend, Gilbert Frobisher. However, when a local witch woman is murdered and her head is removed from the scene, St. Ives must […]

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Floodtide by Helen Claire Gould (book review)

June 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Floodtide by Helen Claire Gould  (book review)

The icy planet of Naxada is about to undergo catastrophic changes due to volcanic activity and impending meteor strikes. A team of scientists has been studying the planet in its final months but, as the project draws to a close, they discover two tribes of humanoid aliens living in the lava caves beneath the surface. […]

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Neil Gaiman’s Teknophage Vol. # 2 (graphic novel review)

June 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Neil Gaiman’s Teknophage Vol. # 2   (graphic novel review)

Neil Gaiman’s Teknophage Vol. # 2 is the follow up to ‘Neil Gaiman’s Teknophage Vol. # 1 which is part of a series of comics with one epic story. This volume starts with a revolt against Henry Phage, powerful and crafty reptilian ruler of Kalighoul for several million years. Kalighoul is a parallel Earth and […]

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Neil Gaiman’s Teknophage Vol. # 1 (graphic novel review)

June 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Neil Gaiman’s Teknophage Vol. # 1   (graphic novel review)

Big picture first. ‘Teknophage’ is one of several comics published back in the early 1990s by Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein, who created the Sci-Fi Channel. Comics were booming and they thought the time was ripe for it. Neil Gaiman, a rising star then, a superstar now, was invited to come up with concepts to […]

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