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Weekly Update

New Look Blog!

This week’s check-in comes with a brand new look for Curiosity Killed the Bookworm! Yup, I’ve finally moved it from Blogger onto self-hosted WordPress after nearly ten years. I still have a few things to sort out and fiddle with, but hopefully the site will…

Science Fiction

Winter’s Orbit

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of personal gain. In order to…

Crime Fiction, Young Adult

Truly Devious

In 1936, industrialist and founder of Ellingham Academy, Albert Ellingham received a threatening letter signed Truly Devious. His daughter and wife were kidnapped, never to be seen again and a student went missing. The case was never solved. Stevie wants to solve it, and the…

Fantasy

A Sky Beyond the Storm

A Sky Before the Storm is the final book in the Ember Quartet and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. If you haven’t started this series, please check out my review of An Ember in the Ashes instead. You are broken….

Feature

Afrofuturism On My Shelves

The second Popsugar Reading Challenge prompt has resulted in a lot of discussion about what is afrofuturism in the Goodreads group for the challenge. There are some better definitions here and here, but how I understand it, it’s a cultural movement imagining different realities or…

Fantasy

The Mask Falling

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of personal gain. Want your heart…

New Releases

On My Radar: January

New year, new books! Of course, I still have piles of books still to read from 2020, and 2019, and… yeah you get the picture, but that doesn’t mean I’m not excited about adding to those piles! Dates are for UK print publication unless otherwise…