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MJ-12: Shadows by Michael J. Martinez

MJ-12: Shadows by Michael J. Martinez
4.75

Following an outstanding start to his new superhero spy series with last year’s MJ-12: Inception, Michael J. Martinez is back to continue the thrilling adventure with MJ-12: Shadows—and it’s a belter. The Official Blurb It’s 1949, and the Cold War is heating up across the world. For the United States, the key to winning might […]

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Death Note – 2017 Movie Review

Death Note – 2017 Movie Review 

Death Note is a Japanese manga series created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata about a teenage genius, Light Yagami, who one day finds a notebook capable of killing any person whose name is written. Choosing to use the notebook to rid the world of criminals, Light comes into conflict with the genius detective known […]

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Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly

Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly
4.5

“At the beginning of the workweek, most of Amberlough’s salary-folk crawled reluctantly from their bed – or someone else’s – and let the trolleys tow them, hungover and half asleep, to the office. Amberlough City, eponymous capital of the larger state, was not home to many early risers.” Amberlough (2017) by Lara Elena Donnelly is […]

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Urskuul’s Reading Circle: Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Urskuul’s Reading Circle: Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough 

Hello, and welcome to the first official Urskuul’s Reading Circle Newsletter! Read on for brand new details of the discussions that occurred at the latest meeting (wherein we reviewed the book of the month), and of the thoughts and insights that were raised during the meet. Now, as some of you may be aware, we […]

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MJ-12: Inception by Michael J. Martinez

MJ-12: Inception by Michael J. Martinez
4.5

Michael J. Martinez first hit our shelves with the incredible Daedalus series, which dazzled critics and fans alike with 18th Century battleships in space and multi-dimensional plotlines. It was a trilogy (and spin-off novella) that mashed a range of genres into a fresh fantasy adventure that we really hadn’t seen before and I couldn’t help […]

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False Hearts by Laura Lam

False Hearts by Laura Lam
4.5

How would you react if the most important person in your life was being accused of a murder you know they couldn’t possibly have committed? How far would you go beyond your comfort zone to prove them innocent? Would you risk your future, even your life, to save theirs? Taema and Tila were born as conjoined […]

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The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian by Andy Weir
4.75

Book recommendations and I have a torrid relationship. Most of the time it doesn’t work out for me due to a great deal of impatience with many traditional tropes, inability to get past other tropes, and my usual response to such silliness is to make bad jokes at the book’s expense until I am suitably […]

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RealmShift by Alan Baxter

RealmShift by Alan Baxter
4

I’ve been following British/Australian author Alan Baxter online for a while now. He’s one of a group of very passionate and talented writers in the land down under doing great things. So when he put the word out for reviewers for his two earliest novels—his first being self-published back in 2006, then picked up by […]

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NOS4R2 by Joe Hill

NOS4R2 by Joe Hill
4.5

Come on down to Christmasland, where Charlie Manx is waiting; candy cane in one hand, bloody hammer in the other. NOS4R2 sees fantasy-horror whizz Joe Hill take on his biggest work yet – a novel that explores ideas of childhood loneliness, addiction, anger, depression and classic cars with a distinctive, psychotic twist. Vic McQueen has […]

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The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
4.5

Lauren Beukes is probably best known for her wonderful Clarke Award winning book Zoo City, an urban fantasy set in Johannesburg. Like Zoo City, The Shining Girls can be loosely described as an ‘urban thriller’, but one that takes a different, and sometimes surprising, approach from other books of its type. This time, the city […]

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Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins

Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins
4

Investigator Vissarion Lom has been summoned to the capital in order to catch a terrorist – and ordered to report directly to the head of the secret police. A totalitarian state, worn down by an endless war, must be seen to crush home-grown insurgents with an iron fist. But Lom discovers Mirgorod to be more […]

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