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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: Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Title: Foundation Author: Isaac Asimov Series: Foundation #1 Rating: 3 Stars 256 pages Published June 1st 2004 by Spectra Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository The Galactic Empire, which spans the entire galaxy, is going to crumble. It’s inevitable. The only factor that humanity can influence is how long the period of chaos and […]

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Review: Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins

Title: Spell Bound Author: Rachel Hawkins Series: Hex Hall #3 Rating: 3 Stars 327 pages Published March 13th 2012 by Disney Hyperion Received as a gift Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Spell Bound is a decent ending to the Hex Hall trilogy. This series combines light-hearted humour with a fresh take on the magic […]

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Review: This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzie Lee

Title: This Monstrous Thing Author: Mackenzie Lee Series: Standalone Rating: 3 Stars 384 pages Expected publication September 22nd 2015 by Katherine Tegen Books Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository I enjoyed this steampunk rendition of Frankenstein, but ultimately the story left me as cold as the monster’s corpse. Alasdair […]

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Review: Pooka in My Pantry by R.L. Naquin

Title: Pooka in My Pantry Author: R.L. Naquin Series: Monster Haven #2 Rating: 3 Stars 236 pages Published March 25th 2013 by Carina Press Bought Goodreads | Amazon I learnt from this book that one truly does not want a pooka in their pantry. Those guys are nasty. Zoey helps people and monsters alike – […]

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Review: Forbidden by Cathy Clamp

Title: Forbidden Author: Cathy Clamp Series: Luna Lake Rating: 3 Stars 352 pages Published August 18th 2015 by Tor Books Received review copy from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Forbidden is the first book in a brand new urban fantasy series called Luna Lake, which ties in with the Tale of the […]

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Review: Dark Prince by Christine Feehan

Title: Dark Prince Author: Christine Feehan Series: Dark Carpathians #1 Rating: 3 Stars 496 pages Published March 1st 2011 by Piatkus Books Review copy provided by the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository First published in 1999, Dark Prince is the first book in the long and acclaimed Carpathians series. Carpathians are an ancient […]

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Review: Jackaby by William Ritter

Title: Jackaby Author: William Ritter Series: Jackaby #1 Rating: 3 Stars 299 pages Published September 16th 2014 by Algonquin Young Readers Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Jackaby was one of my most anticipated 2014 releases. It has a beautiful cover, a great blurb, and honestly just sounded so good. A paranormal Sherlock Holmes? […]

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Review: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery by Julie Wassner

Title: The Whitstable Pearl Mystery Author: Julie Wassmer Series: Standalone Rating: 3 Stars 320 pages Published March 5th 2015 by Constable Review copy received from publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository The Whitstable Pearl Mystery follows Pearl, a woman whose dream of being a detective was cut short when she found out she was […]

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