Genre: Adult Fiction

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Review: The Storyteller’s Muse, Traci Harding

Review: The Storyteller’s Muse, Traci Harding

A musician, an artist, an author and a dancer walk into an apartment… It’s a story that elderly author Penelope feels compelled to tell, and she enlists nurse and aspiring writer, Peter, to help her do just that. But when Peter begins to delve into research for the novel, the… Read more »

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Review: Fool’s Quest, Robin Hobb

Review: Fool’s Quest, Robin Hobb

Fool’s Quest is the second book in the new Fitz and the Fool trilogy, and contains spoilers for the first book, Fool’s Assassin. You might like to read my review for that book instead.

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Podcast Episode #23: A Dance With Dragons

Podcast Episode #23: A Dance With Dragons

Welcome to the twenty-third episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. In this episode we welcome our first special guest – our friend Zara! We chat about the Game of Thrones TV series and the Song of Ice and Fire book series, plus some other… Read more »

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Review: Onyx Javelin, Steve Wheeler

Review: Onyx Javelin, Steve Wheeler

The crew of the Basalt are celebrities throughout the Human Sphere of Existence, made famous by their adventures over the years and glamourised by the Games Board, who broadcast to the masses. As the Basalt‘s crew continue their investigations into the Urchin creatures, a Games Board sanctioned conflict between two… Read more »

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Review: Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovich

Review: Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovich

Peter Grant is a new constable in the Metropolitan Police, hoping to be assigned a decent posting. Instead, he takes a witness account from a ghost who saw a man have his head knocked off. This lands Peter a position working with Chief Inspector Thomas Nightingale, a paranormal investigator and wizard…. Read more »

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Review: Waiting For Doggo, Mark Mills

Review: Waiting For Doggo, Mark Mills

Dan’s girlfriend Clara actually did him a favour by taking off overseas without telling him, leaving him with their rescue dog in their inner-city London flat. In a short time after that, he not only lands an awesome job at an advertising agency, but he is also introduced to his… Read more »

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Review: First Impressions, Charlie Lovett

Review: First Impressions, Charlie Lovett

A good book is like a good friend. It will stay with you for the rest of your life. When you first get to know it, it will give you excitement and adventure, and years later it will provide you with comfort and familiarity. And best of all, you can… Read more »

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Review: Beautiful You, Chuck Palahniuk

Review: Beautiful You, Chuck Palahniuk

This is a silly book. I understand it is meant to be a satire on sex, the role of women in society and consumerism, but really, there is only so far Palahniuk can push the envelope. The thing is that this book is pretty well written (I finished it after… Read more »

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