Category: Book Reviews

Valhalla Steel by Sean Crow

Released in 2020, Valhalla Steel is an illustrated novella bursting with ideas and invention written by Sean…

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Age of the Dryad by Jacob Sannox. A mysterious shadowy figure emerges from the dark forest, bathed in blue light, carrying a sword and shield.

Age of the Dryad by Jacob Sannox

In Age of the Dryad we return to the fantasy world of Jacob Sannox’s Dark Oak Chronicles….

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The novel Use of Weapons by Iain M Banks, which features the black silhouette of a battleship. In front of the ship is a white chain and a black revolver lies on the floor in front of the chair. The book is pictured on a shelf, next to Iain M Banks other sci-fi novels.

Use of Weapons by Iain M Banks

This book is a reread for me, some 20 years after last picking it up. I’m delighted…

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A Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark

Before starting A Court of Broken Knives I was reading Leviathan Wakes. For those who haven’t read…

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Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Usually when I watch the live adaptation I’ll avoid reading the books because it ruins the reading…

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Obsidian: Awakening by Sienna Frost 

Obsidian Awakening is one of those books that feel easy to read, but when you look back…

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My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones 

My Heart is a Chainsaw is a love letter to slasher movies. It reads like a slasher…

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The novel Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie. A small red spacecraft flies over the surface of a much larger green spaceship.

Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie

“Anger was an old companion of mine by now.” Ancillary Sword is the sequel to the all-conquering…

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Seraphina’s Lament by Sarah Chorn

Before we get into the review, we should talk first about Sarah Chorn.  Sarah is an author,…

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The Winter Road by Adrian Selby

I had high expectations for this book, it’s been one I’ve been looking forward to for a…

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