Review: Darkover Landfall

Darkover Landfall by Marion Zimmer Bradley My rating: Blurb: Darkover, a planet of wonder, world of mystery, has been a favourite of science fiction readers for many years. For it is a truly alien sphere – a world of strange intelligences of brooding skies beneath a ruddy sun, and of powers unknown to Earth. In [...]

Review: Good As You

Good As You: From Prejudice to Pride – 30 Years of Gay Britain by Paul Flynn My rating: Blurb: In 1984 the pulsing electronics and soft vocals of Smalltown Boy would become an anthem uniting gay men. A month later, an aggressive virus, HIV, would be identified and a climate of panic and fear would [...]

Review: Three Dark Crowns

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake My rating: Blurb: Every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her [...]

Review: Yesterday

Yesterday by Felicia Yap My rating: Blurb: How do you solve a murder when you only remember yesterday? Imagine a world in which classes are divided not by wealth or religion but by how much each group can remember. Monos, the majority, have only one day’s worth of memory; elite Duos have two. In this [...]

Review: Lady Mechanika vol.2 – The Tablet of Destinies

Lady Mechanika Volume 2: Tablet of Destinies by Joe Benítez My rating: Blurb: After a young friend shows up unexpectedly on her doorstep, Lady Mechanika immediately drops everything to come to her aid. They embark on a globe-spanning trek filled with ancient artifacts, secret societies, and scientific curiosities, but Lady Mechanika is eventually confronted with [...]

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