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Review: Ivory and Bone, Julie Eshbaugh

Review: Ivory and Bone, Julie Eshbaugh

Ivory and Bone is described as ‘A prehistoric fantasy—with allusions to Pride and Prejudice.’ This is the story of the people of several tribes in prehistoric times – their lives, loves and conflicts. This book is unusual in that most of it is narrated by Kol, but he is telling the story… Read more »

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Review: Sword and Verse, Kathy MacMillan

Review: Sword and Verse, Kathy MacMillan

A slave population, denied reading and writing. A girl, taken from her island home as a girl and chosen to be trained as Tutor to the royal family. A prince, wishing to be a better man than he perceives his father to be. The premise of Sword and Verse sounded… Read more »

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Review: Ice Like Fire, Sara Raasch

Review: Ice Like Fire, Sara Raasch

This review is for the second book in this series, and so contains spoilers for the first. You may wish to go and listen to Philippa and I chat (in a non-spoilery way) about Snow Like Ashes instead!

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Review: A Madness So Discreet

Review: A Madness So Discreet

This novel is set in historical, 19th century America and delves into the fine lines between what is normal versus what makes one insane.  Set in a time where it takes very little to judge one mad, this book provides an enjoyable “whodunit” premise while making a subtler argument that… Read more »

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Review: The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

Review: The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett

Its a real thrill when you start a book without any real expectations and you find yourself completely blown away.  That’s what The Unquiet by Mikaela Everett was for me and I have found this review a hard one to write because I just want everyone to go out and… Read more »

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Review: The Immortal Heights, Sherry Thomas

Review: The Immortal Heights, Sherry Thomas

In this epic conclusion to the Elemental Trilogy, Iolanthe and Titus must continue to avoid the forces of the mage realm of Atlantis, while continuing on their ultimate quest to bring down the evil Bane, who has been using sacrificial magic to prolong his own life for hundreds of years…. Read more »

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Review: Doctor Who: The Drosten’s Curse by AL Kennedy

Review: Doctor Who: The Drosten’s Curse by AL Kennedy

The Drosten’s Curse is an enjoyable romp with the Fourth Doctor as played by Tom Baker. It is written very much in the style of Douglas Adams, who actually wrote a few serials for Tom Baker’s era. It’s delightfully silly, and captures the Fourth Doctor’s lanky, grinning, egocentric self in glorious form…. Read more »

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