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Review: Skin, Ilka Tampke

Review: Skin, Ilka Tampke

Ailia is a foundling, without a place in society and not allowed to undertake the learning that she yearns for. The Mothers, the mysterious guardians of her people, have other ideas, calling Ailia to their realm to teach her the knowledge she will need to lead her people against the… 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: The Rosie Effect, Graeme Simsion

Review: The Rosie Effect, Graeme Simsion

If you read The Rosie Project, odds are you fell in love with Don and Rosie. This mismatched and unlikely couple made me laugh and warmed the cockles of my heart. So I was extremely excited to get an ARC of Graeme Simsion’s latest instalment – The Rosie Effect. Don… Read more »

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Review: The House of Puzzles, Richard Newsome

Review: The House of Puzzles, Richard Newsome

Gerald Wilkins is thirteen, and a billionaire. He inherited the money from his Great Aunt and moved from his home in Sydney to a life of luxury in England. I’m afraid I can’t tell you any more about the earlier events of this series because this, the fifth book, is… Read more »

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Review: Shimmer, Paula Weston

Review: Shimmer, Paula Weston

I love this series. How to write a review without gushing like a fangirl? Please note: This is my review of the third book in the Rephaim series. I’ve marked spoilers for the first two books – Shadows and Haze, but If you’d like to remain spoiler-free, go check out my… Read more »

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Review: City of Lost Dreams, Magnus Flyte

Review: City of Lost Dreams, Magnus Flyte

At a nearby table an Englishman ranted about the poor curation of the Freud Museum, while his wife did a crossword and complained of “Platz fatigue.” “This café was the favorite place of Dr. Freud,” Alessandro said to Sarah. “How do you think Freud would have interpreted a dream of… Read more »

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Review: Haze, Paula Weston

Review: Haze, Paula Weston

Of course I want to know if Jude’s alive. Of course I want to find him. How could I not? But Rafa talks about it as thought it’s some easy two-step process: search for Jude, find Jude. But what if we don’t find him? What then? Please note: This is… Read more »

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Review: City of Dark Magic, Magnus Flyte

Review: City of Dark Magic, Magnus Flyte

Prague. Praha. The name actually meant “threshold”. Pollina had said the city was a portal between the life of the good and … the other. A city of dark magic, Alessandro had called it. Sarah Weston is a musicologist and scholar of Beethoven at a Boston college. She is surprised at an invitation to study some… Read more »

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