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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 →

Books that I hope to see soon and Blogging plans for 2017

I am an avid reader of fantasy, who enjoys the escape that fantasy offers. However, it is problematic when one of my favourite fantasy book series still remains unfinished. I am talking about George R.R Martin's A Song of Ice... Continue Reading →

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern – Discussion

I have recently finished reading the Night Circus, for the third time and so I have decided to share my thoughts about this delightful book. The Night Circus is a book about a circus that only opens at night. This circus... Continue Reading →

Christmas Reading Recommendations

Christmas is almost upon us, and that means it is the season to be jolly and read books. The books I am going to recommend are either comfort reads or books that relate to the season we are in. Hogfather... Continue Reading →

A Whole New World – A Twisted Tale by Liz Braswell – Book Review

'What if Aladdin never found the lamp?' A Whole New World is a new twisted take on Disney's version of Aladdin. The main diversion of the plot being that Jafar gets his hands on the lamp and uses the Genie... Continue Reading →

Why Fantasy is my Favourite Genre

I am currently re-reading The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson, and I am am enjoying the epic story all over again. Sanderson's writing makes me care about the fates of both Vin and Kelsier, who are the two main protagonists... Continue Reading →

The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia – Book Review

Published by Bloomsbury in 2006 Format: Paperback Pages: 245   I have read many books but nothing quite like the People of Paper. With elements of magical realism, Salvador Plascencia tells a story of an authors battle against his emotions... Continue Reading →

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