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Circe
Book Review

Circe

Madeline Miller. Bloomsbury. (352p) ISBN 9781408890042 I was very late to reading this and never understood why, I had it on my bookshelf from the moment it came out in paperback as I’d loved Song of Achilles so much and was looking forward to it but it sat there for ages. In the end I …

Swashbucklers
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Swashbucklers

Dan Hanks. Angry Robot. (400p) ISBN 9780857669384 Let’s start this off with the fact that I’m a great fan of Angry Robot, they always seem to release great books 🙂 Cisco is the only one that remembers Deadman’s Grin, this has not been great for his life and marriage as he also can’t let go. …

A Madness of Angels
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A Madness of Angels

Kate Griffin. Little Brown. (496p) ISBN 9781841497334 I have several books I reread if I get into a bit of a rut and find myself unable to read, A Madness of Angels is one of them. Familiarity is one of the main reasons, but this is such a great example of urban fantasy with a …

Treacle Walker
Book Review

Treacle Walker

Alan Garner. 4th Estate Books. (160p) ISBN 9780008477790 I preordered this the moment I heard that Alan Garner was releasing a new book, his take on mythology in children’s fiction is always wonderfully nuanced and executed. All the way through this there was the feel of an epic poem or a folk ballad with the …

Ten Things About Writing
Book Review

Ten Things About Writing

Joanne Harris. September Publishing. (320p) ISBN 9781912836598 Following Joanne Harris on Twitter is always worth it, supportive and enthusiastic about writing and the process, and her twitter threads of “Ten Things…” are always refreshing. So as soon as I saw that she was releasing a collection of her writing tips in a single volume I …

Agency
Book Review

Agency

William Gibson. Penguin. (416p) ISBN 9780241974575 I’m a huge fan of William Gibson (I’ve not got a collection of Neuromancer in different editions…) and am always waiting for his next book with great anticipation, waiting to see where he takes us next. In Agency, he gives us a ‘prequel and sequel’ to The Peripheral. Like …

Black Sun
Book Review

Black Sun

Rebecca Roanhorse. Rebellion. (400p) ISBN 9781781089477 I was lucky enough to get a copy of this from NetGalley to read and give an honest review. This is the story of Old Gods, blood magic, sacrifice, murder, revenge, and of course love. Set in a fictional representation of a world with similarities to the Mesoamerican cultures …