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Review: The Last Smile in Sunder City by Luke Arnold

Talk about books being overdue. I've been intending on reading this for almost a year now and then pandemic. I have long been a reader of Urban Fantasy but I did drift away in my late teens for lack of diversity in many areas of the genre. This was before I discovered Rivers of London… Continue reading Review: The Last Smile in Sunder City by Luke Arnold

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Review: Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

“The only thing that ever stopped me being exactly who I wanted,” she said, “was the worry that I would soon be dead … and now I am dead, Reverend Daughter, and I am sick of roses, and I am horny for revenge.” *****Trigger warnings for body horror, death, suicide, blood letting, physical violence, self… Continue reading Review: Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

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Books of 2020: Top 10, some stats and death of the TBR

Hello everyone, thank you for bearing with me! As a lot of you who follow me on Twitter know, I had an insane month of December. Hospital appointments, general work insanity and to cap it all, I got an apartment at last after months of viewings and now I'm in the process of moving! Made… Continue reading Books of 2020: Top 10, some stats and death of the TBR

Blog Tours

Blog Tour: Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B Alston

It's been a while since I had 2 posts in a row on the blog! Welcome to my stop on the Ultimate Blog Tour for Amari and the Night Brothers! Amari Peters knows three things.Her big brother Quinton has gone missing.No one will talk about it.His mysterious job holds the secret . . .So when… Continue reading Blog Tour: Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B Alston

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Review: Thirteen Storeys by Jonathan Simms

'The once impressive building now stands silent, casting a lonely eye over the dilapidated buildings below. A thirteen-storey tombstone to a man whose shadow still falls as darkly as that of his creation.' Hello everyone, I'm back. Sudden but short hiatus this time on the blog front but everything is thankfully fine. I had some… Continue reading Review: Thirteen Storeys by Jonathan Simms

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Review: A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

**Before this review carries on, I would like to discuss briefly the concerns and backlash this book has faced due to the author's handling of race and in particular a passage describing locs. I received a digital ARC of this which has been confirmed to be missing the main paragraph folks are sighting and the… Continue reading Review: A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

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Review: The Secret Life of Fungi by Aliya Whiteley

'We have a unique relationship with fungi, and it is built on delight as much as on disgust or fear.' I hate mushrooms. I'm not sure if it's from years of vegetarianism and being force fed the fucking things or just general wariness of something that carries itself on the air in things called 'spores'.… Continue reading Review: The Secret Life of Fungi by Aliya Whiteley

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Review: The Dream Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson

'Her dreams were large, of trains a mile long and ships that climbed to the stars, of learning the languages of squids and slime-molds, of crossing a chessboard the size of a city.' Here I am again, back with another Lovecraft retelling. I am developing a bit of a thing for them I'm not going… Continue reading Review: The Dream Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson

Books · Discworld Project

Review: A Slip of the Keyboard by Terry Pratchett

'That's how people see you. It makes you feel quite alone. ' I'm back! Granted a week without posts might go unnoticed, I had to consciously take a moment to scream into the endless void. Or Twitter as it's formally called. But I did read some books! At the very tail end of Halloween suffering… Continue reading Review: A Slip of the Keyboard by Terry Pratchett