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Review: Cleopatra Ascending by Maureen Lipinski

Title: Cleopatra Ascending Author: Maureen Lipinski Series: Shadow’s Edge #2 Rating: 3 Stars 223 pages Published January 8th 2013 by Flux Received a review copy from the publisher on Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Cleopatra Ascending is fast, almost too much so. Covering 223 pages, this young-adult paranormal thriller is straight-up non-complex fiction, […]

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Review: Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews

Title: Magic Shifts Author: Ilona Andrews Series: Kate Daniels #8 Rating: 4 Stars 342 pages Published August 4th 2015 by Ace Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository As Magic Shifts is the eight book in the Kate Daniels series, this review might contain spoilers for the earlier books. Some really big stuff went down […]

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Review: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Title: The Fifth Season Author: N.K. Jemisin Series: The Broken Earth #1 Rating: 4 Stars 468 pages Published August 4th by Orbit Borred from the library Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Tired of the endless slew of Tolkienesque fantasy, I asked for recommendations of fantasy-loving friends. N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth trilogy came up again […]

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Review: The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams

Title: The Dragonbone Chair Author: Tad Williams Series: Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn #1 Rating: 4 Stars 672 pages Published March 1st 2005 by DAW Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository What a fantastic story. Some people can’t stand special snowflake Simon, but I love it all. The Dragonbone Chair is takes a long time […]

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Review: Down With the Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn

Title: Down With the Shine Author: Kate Karyus Quinn Series: Standalone Rating: 4 Stars 355 pages Expected publication April 26th 2016 by HarperTeen Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Kate Karyus Quinn not only has a fantastic imagination, but also the skills to translate that onto the page. Everyone […]

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Review: Chimera by Mira Grant

Title: Chimera Author: Mira Grant Series: Paraistology #3 Rating: 4 Stars 488 pages Published November 24th 2015 by Orbit Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Mira Grant – of Feed fame – has finished another wonderful science-fiction trilogy, proving again that she knows how to write good endings. In the final Parasitology book, the […]

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Review: The Silver Witch by Paula Brackston

Title: The Silver Witch Author: Paula Brackston Series: Standalone Rating: 3 Stars 320 pages Published April 21st 2015 by Thomas Dunne Books Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository A magical tale which weaves through the lives of two women, one in the past and one in the present. It […]

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Review: The Owl Killers by Karen Maitland

Title: The Owl Killers Author: Karen Maitland Series: Standalone Rating: 4 Stars 640 pages Published March 1st 2010 by Penguin Books Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository I don’t often read historical fiction, but when I do, I read novels like The Owl Killers – books backed up with solid research, featuring issues that […]

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