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Review: Looking Glass Sound by Catriona Ward

Publication date 20 April 2023 Standalone or series Standalone First time reading this author? No Why I picked this Ever sine The Last House on Needless Street I’ve been drawn to Catriona Ward’s weirdly fantastical world. I don’t always get it, but it fascinates me. Review copy or purchase Thank you to the author, publishersContinue reading “Review: Looking Glass Sound by Catriona Ward”

Review: The Curator by Owen King

Publication date 7 March 2023 Standalone or series Standalone First time reading this author? No Why I picked this While I’ve read Sleeping Beauties by the same author that was a joint project so I wanted to try a book where they were the sole writer. Review copy or purchase Purchased as ebook. What it’sContinue reading “Review: The Curator by Owen King”

Review: Lady MacBethad by Isabelle Schuler

Publication date 2 March 2023 Standalone or series Standalone First time reading this author? Yes Why I picked this I’ve always felt Lady Macbeth was vilified for ambition that in a man of her time would have been seen as a positive, so I was interested in reading a different take on her story. ReviewContinue reading “Review: Lady MacBethad by Isabelle Schuler”

Review: The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer

Book release date: 24 February 2015 Book blurb: She is the missing girl. But she doesn’t know she’s lost. Carmel Wakeford becomes separated from her mother at a local children’s festival, and is found by a man who claims to be her estranged grandfather. He tells her that her mother has had an accident andContinue reading “Review: The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer”

Review: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Book release date: 10 January 2011 Book blurb: My name is Peter Grant, and I used to be a probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service, and to everyone else as the Filth. My story really begins when I tried to take a witnessContinue reading “Review: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch”

Review: The Nine: Origins

Book release date: 10 October 2022 Book blurb: The power of the one is the is power of the many. Eighteen-year-old Blake Wilder usually hides her ability to see pivotal moments in other people’s pasts and futures, but when a premonition compels her to save a classmate’s life, she’s drawn into a centuries-old paranormal societyContinue reading “Review: The Nine: Origins”

Review: Locke & Key: The Golden Age by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez

Book release date: 26 April 2022 Book blurb: Take a trip through the past and unlock moments from Keyhouse’s long history that expand the saga of the Locke family in this collection of stories including the crossover with Neil Gaiman’s Sandman Universe! Contains three prequel short stories, “Small World,” “Open the Moon,” and, collected forContinue reading “Review: Locke & Key: The Golden Age by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez”

Review: Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 14 March 2013 Book blurb: Dragons will fly over Kelsingra once more… Attacked by hunters, Tintaglia is dying of her wounds. If she perishes, her ancestral memories will die with her and the dragons in the ancient city of Kelsingra will lose the secret knowledge they need to survive. The dragon keepersContinue reading “Review: Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb”

Review: City of Dragons by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 7 February 2012 Book blurb: Once, dragons ruled the Rain Wilds, tended by privileged human servants known as Elderlings. But a series of cataclysmic eruptions nearly drove these magnificent creatures to extinction. Born weak and deformed, the last of their kind had one hope for survival: to return to their ancient cityContinue reading “Review: City of Dragons by Robin Hobb”

Review: Dragon Haven by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 4 March 2010 Book blurb: The dragon keepers and the fledgling dragons are forging a passage up the treacherous Rain Wild River. They are in search of the mythical Elderling city of Kelsingra, and are accompanied by the liveship Tarman, its captain, Leftrin, and a group of hunters who must search theContinue reading “Review: Dragon Haven by Robin Hobb”