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What I've Been Reading: September/October Reviews

Ok, I’ll admit: I might have gone a little too heavy with my book choices this time, which means it took me a lot longer than I expected to get through them. 1,164 more words


The Blade Itself - My Thoughts

The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

From the backcover:

Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and increasingly bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer extraordinaire, is trapped in a twisted and broken body – not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine of torturing smugglers. 651 more words

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Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! This is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, where a new top ten list hits the web every week! 913 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Anger and Ardee West

There are lots of things that make me angry;

  • That my niece is growing up in a world where some still consider it acceptable to cat call at school girls;
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Book Review: The First Law series

What if I told you there was a fantasy book which had a story as expansive as Lord of the Rings, as bloody as… 595 more words


A Recipe for the Perfect Bad Guy?

Are there a lot of hunchbacked monarch’s about lately, or is it me?

No sooner had the Hollow Crown finished than the cinema over the road from my office started advertising a live airing of Ralph Fiennes as Richard III. 465 more words

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