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Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

I have wanted to read this for a very long time and I’ve finally squeezed it in as this weekend’s commute book! It was a little different to what I expected and I have mixed feelings on it, but here’s what I thought. 696 more words

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Review: King's Cage by Victoria Aveyard

**WARNING – May contain minor spoilers for the series**

Title: King’s Cage

Author: Victoria Aveyard

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Mare Barrow is a prisoner, powerless without her lightning, tormented by her mistakes. 544 more words

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Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

**WARNING – May contain minor spoilers for the series**

Title: Glass Sword

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Pages: 440

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If there’s one thing Mare Barrow knows, it’s that she’s different. 487 more words

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Samurai Gourmet: A Little Taste of Japan and Life After Work

Looking back at my career so far, I realize that I’ve been running this blog for… well, at least 7 years now. And when I started, I was originally determined to cover only media that fell in the science fiction and fantasy genres. 621 more words

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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard: A Review

Title: Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Pages: 383

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This is a world divided by blood – red or silver.The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. 518 more words

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The World Outside the Podcast

Welcome to the first ever World Outside the Podcast celebrating the written and spoken word. I have been wanting to try out recording my poetry and combining this with podcasting for a while now, but as we all know time is… 182 more words

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Flash Fiction: "A Time for Orchids"

Time travel is one of those genres that doesn’t interest me in the mechanics, but in the kind of characters who get to use it and what that power does to their perspective. 1,020 more words

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