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WWW Wednesday: 27th of May 2020

WWW Wednesday is a weekly book tag hosted by Taking on a World of Words that is all about what we’re currently reading. Disclaimer: I tend to read a lot of books at once across e-books, physical books, and audiobooks. It helps me battle reading fatigue and slumps because I always have various different formats… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: 27th of May 2020

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Blog Tour: The City Among the Stars by Francis Carsac

Released: May 2020 (originally published in French in 1962) Publisher: Flame Tree Press Pages: 288 Rating: 4/5 The first English translation of the celebrated Golden Age Science Fiction Classic. From the publisher: Tankar Holroy, Lieutenant in the Stellar Guard of earth's Empire, floats in space after his spaceship is sabotaged. Rescued by an enormous unknown… Continue reading Blog Tour: The City Among the Stars by Francis Carsac

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Bought/Borrowed Because They Were Hugo Award Winners

This week's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is a freebie about books we acquired for a specific reason. I of course decided to go with a more sci-fi take on the topic! The Hugo Awards began in 1953 and are awarded on an annual basis for achievements in science fiction and fantasy.… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Bought/Borrowed Because They Were Hugo Award Winners

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WWW Wednesday: 4th of March 2020

WWW Wednesday is a weekly book tag hosted by Taking on a World of Words that is all about what we’re currently reading. As I mentioned in my previous WWW, I tend to read a lot of books at once over several formats. It means I generally always have something ready to read and also helps battle… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: 4th of March 2020

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First Impressions Friday: Sixteenth Watch by Myke Cole

Expected Release Date: March 10th, 2020 Publisher: Angry Robot Pages: 364 "It's totally kick-ass!" - Joceapotamus My favourite publisher Angry Robot Books recently sent me an advance copy of a book that I am absolutely loving. Since I received it I've been sitting in my little reading corner devouring each action packed page. From the… Continue reading First Impressions Friday: Sixteenth Watch by Myke Cole

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First Impressions Friday: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Released: 2014 Publisher: Self-published via Kickstarter then picked up by Hodder and Stoughton Pages: 404 The acclaimed first installment of the Hugo Award winning series Wayfarers.  From the publisher:  The beloved debut novel that will restore your faith in humanity When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn’t expecting much. The ship, which… Continue reading First Impressions Friday: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Book Reviews

The Imaginary Corpse by Tyler Hayes

Released: September 2019 Publisher: Angry Robot (these guys have been killing it in 2019 with their publications) Pages: 400 Rating: 5/5 "The name's Tippy, ex-imaginary friend and once-and-current detective. It's nice to meet you." From the publisher: A dinosaur detective in the land of unwanted ideas battles trauma, anxiety, and the first serial killer of… Continue reading The Imaginary Corpse by Tyler Hayes