Why do some books make you want to throw them across the room?

spolier warning

Books – specifically fantasy fiction books – are my passion. They’re a constant in my life. A way to comfort myself after a bad day. A way to stimulate my mind when it could easily sink into laziness, A way

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When Fantasy fiction goes beyond books…

Fantasy fiction

When you get a “new post” alert from me, chances are you’re expecting a book review. I do a lot of them. But just lately, something has been stealing my time and imagination. And that thing is Dragon Age: Origins.

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Celebrating #HarryPotterBookNight: Which are your favourite Harry Potter moments?

Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon

When Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published, JK Rowling would have had little idea that her boy wizard would become as famous in the Muggle world as he is in her fictional world. “There will be books

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Book Review: The Ship

The Ship by Antonia Honeywell

The Ship by Antonia Honeywell – 5 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from Netgalley Published by: Orion Released: 19th February 2015 Buy it from: Hive In a  nutshell: The Ship is… The story of Noah’s Ark, if it were

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Books to look out for in 2015

My 2015 Reading List

With 2014’s top reads out of the way, it’s already time to start looking forward to new books coming out this year. And so far it’s shaping up to be a pretty exciting year! I’ve already got a growing list

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Standout reads of 2014

Top reads 2014 stamp

  2014 is already coming swiftly to a close and Goodreads tells me I’ve finished 71 books this year – a marked improvement on the 41 I read last year. So which books are the ones that still leave me

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Book Review: Fool’s Assassin

Fool's Assassin by Robin Hobb

What you might expect to read if the inhabitants of Westeros stopped to ponder on their thoughts and motivations instead of rushing ahead to burn, fight and kill at every opportunity. Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb is Game of Thrones for the more considered reader.

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