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Fantasy

Girls of Paper and Fire

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 Ikhara there…

Science Fiction

Emily Eternal

Scientists predicted the sun would die, just not how soon that would be. At MIT, the dedicated few are working on an artificial consciousness, able to access the minds of her subjects and help them come to terms with their issues. She’s a virtual therapist….

Fantasy

The Devouring Gray

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. Following the death…

Non-Fiction

The Salt Path

After losing their home and business, Raynor and Moth receive more bad news. Moth is diagnosed with CBD. There’s nothing they can do for him. When hiding out from the bailiffs, Raynor spots a guide to walking to South West Coastal Path. What if they…

Fantasy

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Black Leopard, Red Wolf is a meandering novel, weaving together many elements of African mythology. You may have seen it described as epic fantasy, but’s epic in the way The Odyssey is, and not like A Game of Thrones. Tracker starts the story with an…

Non-Fiction

Origins: How the Earth Made Us

Humans are a product of the Earth we live on. In Lewis Dartnell’s latest book, he explores human evolution out of the forests, into the savannah and across the globe. What made us the dominant species we are today? The narrative threads of history and…

General Fiction, Literary

Hag-Seed

Felix loses his job as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre, when his ambitious interpretation of The Tempest goes to far. Exiled from his old life, he takes a job in a prison, teaching inmates to perform theatre. When an opportunity to take revenge on…

Fantasy

Redemption in Indigo

Read the World: Barbados Redemption in Indigo has the feel of a folk tale. The narrator is a storyteller, and often addresses the reader directly, sometimes even to chide you. It starts off by introducing Ansige, Paama’s gluttonous husband. Paama has left him and he…

Historical Fiction

The Silent Companions

When Elsie Bainbridge finds herself in St Joseph’s Hospital, she has lost her voice and stands accused of murder. Dr Shepherd is drawn to her case and encourages her to write down whatever she can remember. Her memories take her back to 1865, newly widowed…

Science Fiction

Semiosis

What if intelligent alien life was plant-based? The settlers of Pax are ready to create a new life, when they discover the plants of their new home might be less than friendly. The group tried to escape war on Earth, have they landed in a…