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Review: Caraval

Posted 15th April 2019
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Review: Caraval

Remember, it’s only a game… Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval—the faraway, once-a-year performance where the audience participates […]

Review: King of Scars

Posted 27th February 2019
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Review: King of Scars

Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, the young king must find a way to refill Ravka’s coffers, forge new […]

Review: War Storm

Posted 19th February 2019
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Review: War Storm

VICTORY COMES AT A PRICE. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal’s betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart—and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her—Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all… starting with the crown on Maven’s head. […]

Review: The Wicked King

Posted 6th February 2019
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Review: The Wicked King

You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, […]

Review: I Will Survive

Posted 29th January 2019
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Review: I Will Survive

A laugh out loud, feel good romantic comedy about surviving love, life and parenting one gin at a time! 5am. It’s still dark outside.Hit snooze, hit snooze again.But it’s not the alarm, it’s the kids.They’re dressing the cat up in a purple tutu.And I’m hiding in the bathroom, messaging HELP […]

Review: Muse of Nightmares

Posted 27th January 2019
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Review: Muse of Nightmares

In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their selves as dark-minded Minya holds them hostage, intent on vengeance against Weep. Lazlo faces an unthinkable choice–save the woman he […]

Review: The Parisian Christmas Bake Off

Posted 16th January 2019
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Review: The Parisian Christmas Bake Off

Welcome to the most celebrated patisserie competition in Paris – ready, steady, bake! Watching snowflakes settle on the Eiffel Tower, Rachel Smithson’s cosy English village feels very far way – as, thankfully, does her commitment-phobic ex, probably already kissing someone else under the mistletoe. But Rachel hasn’t come to Paris […]

Review: Strange The Dreamer

Posted 31st December 2018
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Review: Strange The Dreamer

The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to […]

Review: Our House

Posted 29th December 2018
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Review: Our House

On a bright January morning in the London suburbs, a family moves into the house they’ve just bought in Trinity Avenue.  Nothing strange about that. Except it is your house. And you didn’t sell it.  When Fiona Lawson comes home to find strangers moving into her house, she’s sure there’s […]