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The consuming fire by

The Interdependency #2 You know, I thought I’d reviewed the first book in this series The collapsing Empire last year when I read it, but I can find no trace of...

The invasion by

Grey Lands #2 After reading The call I was happy with how the story ended. I’ll admit, I thought that certain things had come to an end, but in The Invasion...

Children of blood and bone by

Legacy of Orïsha #1 I added this book to Mount TBR back in 2018, but it took it being nominated for Not-a-Hugo-but-the-Lodestar to get me to read it. Back then Ana...

The call by

Grey Land #1 Ireland has been cut off from the rest of the world. No ships, no planes. No email contact, not even radio waves make it in or out of...

Beneath the sugar sky by

Wayward Children #3 So usually I’ve never have read this without starting at number 1 in the series. But the description says stand alone, and it was on the Hugo shortlist...

Minor Mage by

I just don’t know how Ursula Vernon, aka T. Kingfisher, does it. Every single book/story by her I’ve read I’ve loved, and usually read far too quickly as I try to...

Spinning Silver by

It has been years since I’ve read a book by Novik. I read her Temeraire way back in 2006, and was a big fan until I sort of drifted out around...

Ardulum : first don by

Ardulum book one I can’t quite remember where or why I picked this book up. I would guess I saw it mentioned on twitter and forgot to tag it so the...

Ghost wall by

I first saw mention of this book on Tor.com which described it as a book that leads us onto the muddy, bloodstained road that Folk Horror normally follows, and then finds...

Centurion dir. by

Writ & Dir: Neil Marshall

I love and adore Dog Soldiers. And The Decent was pretty damn good too Of course Doomsday was utterly preposterous but you win some, you lose some. And I was still prepared to take a chance on Neil Marshall, especially when the story is about Roman soldiers on the run in the second century. I mean it had to be better than King Arthur, right?