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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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Review: The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

Title: The Unquiet Author: Mikaela Everett Series: Standalone Rating: 2 Stars 464 pages Published September 22nd 2015 by Greenwillow Books Review copy received from the publisher Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository The Unquiet makes me thoroughly uncomfortable. Not the story itself, even though the things the main character goes through are terrible, but the […]

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Review: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

Title: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Author: Philip K. Dick Series: Standalone Rating: 4 Stars 193 pages Published March 2010 by Gollancz Bought Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is a science-fiction classic from the 1960s that has been largely forgotten outside of the genre. After World War […]

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Classics Mini Reviews #1

Title: Jane Eyre Author: Charlotte Bronte First Publication: 1847 Jane Eyre starts with Jane’s terrible childhood and the awful conditions she faces at school, until she becomes a governess. Though I’m nothing like her at all, I like Jane. She doesn’t mind following the path others lay down for her, but when that path goes […]

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