Category : Fantasy

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The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman – A Review

This book is the end of a trilogy focused on a secret and magical land and the story of love and thrilling exploits by the main character, Quentin Coldwater. Coldwater has been thrown out of the land where he had access as a child. Since this occurred, he is attempting to re-enter his life previous

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Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer – A Review

Annihilation is book one in a trilogy that follows four women on an expedition into unknown territory, called Area X. The four women are experts in their fields, covering biology, psychology, anthropology and surveying. They stumble upon a tower that is not marked on their map and enter the tower to discover strange writing and

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Half Bad by Sally Green – A Review

Half Bad is a trilogy written by Sally Green. The first book introduces Nathan, a 16-year-old who is the illegitimate son of a witch. Despite being set in modern-day England, the story seems to harken back to the days when witches were evil and burned at the stake. Nathan is actually kept shackled in a

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Observatory Mansions by Edward Carey – A Review

Happy May Day! I just finished reading Observatory Mansions, Edward Carey’s debut novel, and I absolutely loved it. Observatory Mansions is the first of Edward Carey’s novels, but it comes very natural as a continuation to his career as a playwright and illustrator as well. Somewhere hanging in between Ionesco/Beckett and cartoonish characters, this book is

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