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The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien (Edited by Christopher Tolkien) – Book Review

The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien and edited by Christopher Tolkien   Published by Harper Collins Publishers, 2008.    Format: Paperback   Pages: 313   ISBN: -10 000 725226 9   I am big fan of the Hobbit and the... Continue Reading →

A Song of Ice and Fire Re-read

I am speeding through Games of Thrones and my love for that world is re-ignited. I now plan to re-read all of the Song of Ice and Fire books this year. I am currently re-reading A Clash of Kings and... Continue Reading →

The High Lord by Trudi Canavan – Book Review

The High Lord by Trudi Canavan Published by Orbit, 2003 Format: Paperback Pages: 647 ISBN: 978-1-84149-962-8   The final instalment of the Black Magician Trilogy sees Sonea put into a difficult situation, where she does not know who to trust. Is... Continue Reading →

The Novice by Trudi Canavan – Book Review

The Novice by Trudi Canavan Published in 2004 by Orbit Format: Paperback Pages: 577 ISBN: 978-1-84149-961-1   The second book in the Black Magician trilogy, this book picks off where the first book ended. Sonea is now a novice training... Continue Reading →

Strange Medicine by Mike Russell – Book Review

Strange Medicine by Mike Russell Published by Strange Books, 2016 Format: e-book ISBN: 10:1522945385 Available on Amazon Honest review given in exchange for book   An interesting and strange collection of short stories. As a reader I love it when a... Continue Reading →

The Heritage of Shannara by Terry Brooks- Book Series Review

It is finally here, my review of the fantasy epic that is the Heritage of Shannara. A four book series that tells the story of the Ohmsfords and their quest to find the talismans of Shannara to save the Four... Continue Reading →

The Axeman’s Jazz – By Ray Celestin Book Review

The Axeman's Jazz was a highly entertaining read, with a good twisting plot. The book is set in New Orleans, in the year 1919. I would classify this book as a crime novel, but I would claim that this novel... Continue Reading →

Abhorsen by Garth Nix – Book Review

The third book in the Old Kingdom series, is an epic journey of death and adventure. Lirael and Sameth have to stop the destroyer from being unbound, or the free magic entity will destroy the world. The quest is not... Continue Reading →

The Stranger of Tempest by Tom Lloyd

The Stranger of Tempest is an epic fantasy novel with its own unique style. The main character is a former soldier, who carries a mage gun and is trained to kill. Lynx is a deserter who makes a living, doing... Continue Reading →

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