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A Million Times Goodnight by Kristina McBride

A Million Times Goodnight by Kristina McBride

How much can change in a night when you make just one different decision? This is a question that people ask themselves every day and in A Million Times Goodnight, McBride explores two different alternate stories that split off after our protagonist, Hadley makes a decision whether or not to… Read more »

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Review: The Novice, Taran Matharu

Review: The Novice, Taran Matharu

– An enjoyable YA fantasy involving demon summoners in a Tolkien-esque world. What’s not to like? Fletcher is an apprentice blacksmith. One day, he is given a strange old book by a passing salesman and suddenly discovers a hidden power. It’s a common trope, and in this case it’s the… Read more »

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Review: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke

Review: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke

Originally published eleven years ago, Susanna Clarke’s debut novel, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell has now been adapted into a much-anticipated television series, currently airing on BBC One in the United Kingdom. I first read this amazing book probably close to ten years ago and I remember loving it at the… Read more »

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Review: Shadow Scale, Rachel Hartman

Review: Shadow Scale, Rachel Hartman

War is coming between the kingdom of Goredd and the dragons, and the half-dragons have been thrust into the public eye. Seraphina is keen to travel around the kingdoms to locate others like herself, and she is sure that if she can bring her kind together they will be able… Read more »

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Review: Rogue, Julie Kagawa

Review: Rogue, Julie Kagawa

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for Julie Kagawa’s new fantasy book, Rogue. The review is an extract from episode 25 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on May 9, 2015. This review avoids spoilers for Rogue, but does contain spoilers for the first book in the… Read more »

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Review: Aurora: Pegasus, Amanda Bridgeman

Review: Aurora: Pegasus, Amanda Bridgeman

Please note: Aurora: Pegasus is the second book in this series so this review contains spoilers for the first book. You may prefer to read my review for Aurora: Darwin instead. Captain Saul Harris and the rest of the crew from the Aurora are enjoying some much needed time off… Read more »

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Review: Soulwoven, Jeff Seymour

Review: Soulwoven, Jeff Seymour

Soulwoven is a proper old-school high-fantasy, complete with dragons, swords and sorcery. Brothers Cole and Litnig each have strange dreams that lead them to an awful discovery. The heart dragon statue at the temple has been broken, the soulweavers guarding it butchered. If the other heart dragons are broken, the great… Read more »

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Review: Breeder, KB Hoyle

Review: Breeder, KB Hoyle

Breeder Seventeen is a genetically perfect young woman with one purpose: To help increase the human population by bearing “contributions” for the Unified World Order. She’s already carried one contribution, but something went wrong with her second pregnancy and she finds herself feeling more and more unhappy with her supposedly perfect… Read more »

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Review: Captive, Aimée Carter

Review: Captive, Aimée Carter

In a future United States, the rich upper classes live in luxury while the underclasses suffer. Kitty has been Masked – her appearance surgically changed to look exactly like the Prime Minister’s niece, Lila Hart. She is living a life of luxury and comfort, but secretly helping the Blackcoats plan… Read more »

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