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Michael J Sullivan – Book of the Month Theft of Swords- Ask the Author Review

Michael writes classical fantasy and science fiction with unlikely heroes and epic adventures. His books have sold more than three quarters of a million English language copies, been translated into 12 foreign languages, and appeared on more than 150 best-of…

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Book of the Month – Look Back at 2015

Before we start posting upcoming book of the month details I thought it might be interesting to highlight the group choices over the previous year. Each month we choose a Fantasy book and a Scifi book through nominations and voting…

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Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Morning Star by Pierce Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars A stunning trilogy. Seriously a different level to most things out there. To rate the whole series I think I need more than the 5 star scale .I was … Continue reading

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United States of Japan by Peter Tieryas- An interesting update on Man in the High Castle

United States of Japan by Peter Tieryas My rating: 4 of 5 stars An interesting take on a similar scenario to Man in the High Castle . Set in the western US under Japanese rule following a lazy solder and … Continue reading

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Witches of Lychford by Paul Cornell – A Great Intro to his Work

Witches of Lychford by Paul Cornell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Short but exceptionally good. Cornell has a wonderful way with language, even the crude kind. Wonderful use of the word Wankery.The main characters in this are great and … Continue reading

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The Builders by Daniel Polansky My rating: 4 of 5 stars An interesting and quirky short book , set in a world of anthropomorphised animals coming together to re-fight an old battle in a civil war.The book manages on the … Continue reading

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The Last Mortal Bond – Brian Staveley

Before I review The Last Mortal Bond I must make you aware that there will be spoilers if you have not read The Emperor’s Blades and The Providence of Fire. Furthermore if you have not read t… Source: The Last … Continue reading

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