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Legend by David Gemmell

Legend by David Gemmell
4

Legend introduces us to a tribe called the Drenai, who feature in 12 other books by Gemmell which form The Drenai Saga. Under attack from the Nadir, all is seemingly lost, but as a menagerie of characters merge together, they become an unstoppable force defending against the sieges of the Nadir. The initial irritation for […]

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Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers
5

If you’ve not read any of the three titles by Becky Chambers, I suggest you have a little word with yourself and seek them out immediately. If you’ve not heard of Becky Chambers, then where have you been? Her first novel, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet was the first book I managed […]

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Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks

Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
4

If ever there was a case to be made for not judging a book by its cover, this is it. The cover sat before me shows the face of a planet in hues of blue. The only thing it’s safe for you to deduce is that the novel is set in space. To be honest, […]

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The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
4

My first introduction to The Man in the High Castle was not in printed format – I first watched the adaptation that Amazon produced. I was intrigued by the concept of an alternate reality where World War II culminates in the triumph of the Axis powers. The first season of the show was gripping and […]

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Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu

Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu
3.5

The second in the new series published by Penguin called DC Icons, these YA novels take a look back on the teen lives of popular DC heroes. The ground was safely and greatly broken by Wonder Woman: Warbringer, which I reviewed in January. Nightwalker, handled with care by the author of the bestselling The Young […]

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Scylla and Charybdis by Lindsey Duncan

Scylla and Charybdis by Lindsey Duncan
3.5

We’re shot into the future. Life has taken an unexpected turn of events. Our space explorations have not gone as planned. As the human race has spread beyond Earth, we’ve caught the attention of an alien race, the Derithe, who have engineered a disease specifically to target males on colonised planets. Faced with the destruction […]

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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
4.5

“God, it’s time for my dick present,” he laughed nervously. I asked him what he meant, as he handed me the wrapped Christmas present. “I’ve bought you my favourite book.” I was baffled. Why that should make him think I wouldn’t approve of the present, I have no idea. I explained I would much rather […]

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The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker

The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker
3.5

An emergency news broadcast takes over every channel on the TV and radio networks. Meteors are set to strike the earth within 24 hours. The consequences are unknown. You’re on your own. So, what do you do? How do you plan? Hopefully, you’d be a little more prepared than protagonist, Edgar Hill, who hears the […]

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Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
4.5

Amazon. Born of war, destined to be ruled by no one but herself. Warbringer opens with Diana, Princess of the Amazons and daughter to Queen Hippolyta, struggling to come to terms with her heritage. As the only Amazon born on the secluded and mysterious island of Themyscira, she’s set apart; she does not share the […]

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