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Tag: laura lam

Science Fiction


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. Naomi is an…

Science Fiction

Shattered Minds

Shattered Minds is set in the same universe as False Hearts and can be read as a standalone. Whilst this review is spoiler free please bear in mind that Shattered Minds does contain some spoilers for False Hearts, so if you want to read both,…


Masquerade: The Operating Theatre

For each stop on the Masquerade blog tour, Laura Lam explains a different chapter introduction. Neonatal death. Low temperature. Jaundice. Atypical anatomy: tail, caul, ichthyosis. Cause of death: unknown. — Unsigned medical notes, Royal Snakewood University Every chapter in the Micah Grey series has a…

Fantasy, Young Adult


Masquerade is the third book in Laura Lam’s Micah Grey trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. Which are fantastic and you should definitely read. The third and final instalment of the Micah Grey trilogy has been a long time…

5 Star, Science Fiction

False Hearts

This is the first time I have ever been alone. Taema and Tila spent their whole childhoods together, joined at the heart, but when they are separated, more than their bodies go different ways. Taema works hard at her respectable job, delving into the technology…


Quickie Reviews

In a bid to reach my reading goal last year, I read quite a few shorter books, which probably don’t justify full reviews all to themselves. Or I’m being lazy… or maybe forgotten some of the details in the festive food haze. The Card Sharp…

Fantasy, Short Stories

Vestigial Tales

The Vestigial Tales are a series of short stories by Laura Lam set in the same world as Pantomime. Some feature characters from the novels and others are completely separate. Each story contains an item of Vestige, the mysterious artefacts of unknown power, left behind…


Making the Magic of Shadowplay

Guest post by Laura Lam, author of Pantomime and Shadowplay. Writing about a book with magicians and spiritualism meant I was able to go wild with research, and I did. I read fiction, non-fiction, watched films, listened to podcasts, throwing myself into early, Victorian, and…

Fantasy, Young Adult


Shadowplay is the sequel to Pantomime and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous book. Micah Grey is on the run from the circus, with Drystan, the white clown, in tow. Determined not to be returned to his noble family, he takes refuge…