Monthly Archives: June 2012


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A Newsflesh novella. In 2014 Dr Wells was on his way to curing cancer. Tests are progressing well. At the same time Dr. Kellis is working on a cure for the common cause. Who would have thought that the two genetically modified cures would ever combine and almost end the world. This novella tells the story of how the dead

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Blackout by Mira Grant

Book three in the Newsflesh trilogy It is 2041. Three years have gone by since the first book in this series, and a lot has happened in this series. So much so that to say anything about the plot would really to give spoilers away. Well, apart from saying that there are zombies involved. And fear-mongering, and propaganda, and conspiracies.

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The Black Opera by

The black opera by Mary Gentle

Conrad Scalese’s latest opera was a great success. Unfortunately the theatre in which it was performed has just been stuck by lightening. And since the composer and many of the performers have fled Naples the church decides to blame him. As the librettist his words caused God’s wrath to strike down the building. But, as the Inquisition come calling, King

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The Killables by

The Killables - Gemma Malley

Evil must be identified – Book one in the Killables trilogy In the future the only place of safety is The City. Ruled over by The Great Leader, with the system, overseen by The Brother, keeping track of everyone. Keeping them safe from the Evils outside the city, and the Evil inside them. It has been discovered that evil resides

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Quite.

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

It’s just full of accounts of sexual coercion, sexual and physical abuse of chicks, non-procreative sex, and finishes with an account of what he considers homosexual behaviour, and it was fascinating via BBC News – ‘Depraved’ sex acts by penguins shocked polar explorer.

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Neverwhere (group read part 3)

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

For this, the final part of the group read, Carl wanted us to share our to share our thoughts in a more general way rather than ask for answer any specific questions. I really enjoyed my read, although I didn’t participate in the group part as much as I had hoped. I was didn’t get to visit any one else’s

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