Tag Archives: Fantasy

Injection – Ellis, Shalvey, Bellaire

I have spent today sitting under a blanket eating bacon flavoured crisps, drinking tea and generally not doing much*, so I thought I should maybe try to achieve something**. Since I have now read a book, I feel like this … Continue reading

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The Voyage of the Basilisk – Marie Brennan

I have been egregiously long in getting to this, especially given I very much enjoyed the first two. I was even longer, because I was an utter fool last time I was in a bookshop. I saw they had the … Continue reading

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The Silmarillion – J. R. R. Tolkien

Oh. Em. Gee. I loved it so much. I mean, I kind of expected to enjoy it, given that I enjoy the world-building aspect of Tolkien more than the story-telling, but it was just brilliant. I have been way way … Continue reading

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Monstress Vol. 2: The Blood – Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda

So you know how sequels often don’t live up to their start books? Yeah, not that. Oh, sorry, I have to keep writing? Fiiiine. What I was really worried about is whether this would feel like filler plot. A necessary … Continue reading

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The Red Threads of Fortune – J. Y. Yang

And back to a book club book! It feels ages since I did one of these. And this one is kinda cheating, because it was my nomination, and I would totally have read it anyway, even if it didn’t win. … Continue reading

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The Spire – Simon Spurrier, Jeff Stokely, André May

This was a completely blind lend based on someone knowing I liked Monstress and Ms. Marvel (as well as him lending me more of both – he hasn’t even met me! People are great). I was immediately taken by the cover art, which … Continue reading

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Ghostwritten – David Mitchell

I really rather love David Mitchell. No real qualification to that, he just writes really well and it pleases me. However, this was his first book, and often that is a bit of a disappointment compared to a favourite author’s … Continue reading

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