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Recommendations from a Loris: My Best Fantasy Reads 2013

Yes, in case you haven’t guessed it’s time for the annual roundup of what I’ve been reading this year. I’ve picked out a handful of what I think are the most original and fun to read books I’ve come across

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Review: Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read a lot of Fantasy novels but I’ve found Sci Fi more tricky as a genre. I know some people say that they are essentially the same, you

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A Million Ways to Tell A Story: Yomi Ayeni’s Vision for the Future of Storytelling

A Million Ways to Tell A Story Part of Space, Time, Machine and Monster at The Riverfront, Newport People have been telling stories since they learned to communicate with each other. They’ve been recording stories since the first primitive figure

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Book Review: The Children of Green Knowe

This week I’m reviewing a perfect Christmas and Thanksgiving read. Grab some hot chocolate and cookies (great Thanksgiving and Christmas recipes here and here), settle down and enjoy! The Children of Green Knowe by L.M. Boston My rating: 5 of

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Review: The White Tree by Edward W. Robertson

The White Tree by Edward W. Robertson My rating: 3 of 5 stars I had this on my kindle for a while, but after being a bit disappointed by a couple of other free/cheap fantasy reads, was nervous of what

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Jasper Fforde: Fantasy is the Future of Fiction

The first session I attended at Space, Time, Machine and Monster was given by author Jasper Fforde. His name sounded vaguely familiar, but I couldn’t name any of his books. From what I saw of the titles on sale at

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The Day the Aliens Invaded Newport

The cafe at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre in Newport, South Wales is light, airy and bustling. Not the sort of place you’d expect to find monsters, ghouls, robots and hobbits, even though Dr Who is a familiar face

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