Review of ‘The Brightest Fell’ by Seanan McGuire

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‘The Brightest Fell’ is written by Seanan McGuire. It is the eleventh book in the ‘October Daye’ series. Amandine, October’s mother, lands up on her doorstep and demands that she find August, October’s Sister. Being a first born, Amandine the Liar, has the attitude and powers to take Toby’s friends hostages to force her to …

Review of ‘The White Song’ by Phil Tucker

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  The author sent me an ARC for an honest review. The final version of the book has minor changes. ‘The White Song’ is written by Phil Tucker. It is the fifth and last book in ‘The Chronicles of the Black Gate’ series. The earlier book ‘The Iron Circlet’ (read the review here) left us …

Review of ‘Phasma’ by Delilah S Dawson

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‘Phasma’, part of the new Star Wars canon, is written by Delilah S Dawson. It is, as the name implies, the ‘origin’ story of the eponymous character, set after ‘Return of the Jedi’ but before ‘The Force Awakens’. “Phasma’ was a let down. I had reasonably high expectations from this book since it was the …

Review of “Wonder Woman: Warbringer” by Leigh Bardugo

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‘Wonder Woman: Warbringer’, penned by best-selling author Leigh Bardugo, is the first book in the DC Icons young adult series.  ‘Wonder Woman: Warbringer’ is the coming of age story of Diana, Princess of Themiscyra. “Wonder Woman: Warbringer” is an average read, especially if you are a DC fan or someone who likes young adult fiction. …

Review of ‘The Riven Wyrde Saga’ by Graham Austin-King

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‘The Riven Wyrde Saga’, authored by Graham Austin-King, is his first fantasy series. This saga is a trilogy consisting of  ‘Fae – The Wild Hunt’, ‘Fae – The Realm of Twilight’ and ‘Fae – The Sins of the Wyrde’. The premise of this series is, on the surface, straightforward. The fae (elves, fairies etc.) are …

Review of ‘Faithless’ by Graham Austin-King

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‘Faithless’, authored by Graham Austin-King, is the first book in his new fantasy series. ‘Faithless’ is set in a claustrophobic minimalist setting – a temple and the mine that supplies it. The book is dark, brutal and does not shirk away from reprehensible issues like child abuse. Ultimately, this is a book about human nature …

Review of the ‘Sanyare Chronicles’ by Megan Haskell

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The “Sanyare Chronicles”, authored by Megan Haskell, is an ongoing fantasy series. This review will focus on the four books written so far. These are – ‘Pixie Tamer’ (a novella prequel), ‘The Last Descendant’, ‘The Heir Apparent’ and ‘The Last Apprentice’. The ‘Sanyare Chroncles’ is the story of ‘Rie’, a human, who grows up with …

Review of the ‘Sufficiently Advanced Magic’ by Andrew Rowe

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‘Sufficiently Advanced Magic’ is the first book in the ‘Arcane Ascension’ series. Andrew Rowe is its author. He is a professional game designer who’s worked at Blizzard, Obsidian and Cryptic Studios. His expertise shines through in his books where the worlds are meticulously designed, with magic being almost counter-intuitively scientific. Let’s talk about Sufficiently Advanced …