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Review: The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone

Title: The Hatching | Series: The Hatching | Author: Ezekiel Boone | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: July 5th 2016 (Hardback) February 9th 2017 (Paperback) | Num. Pages: 352 | Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | How I owned it: ARC copy kindly provided by the publisher ★★★★★ 5 stars – An incredibly well written thriller that had my skin crawling Many thanks to Stevie and Gollancz for providing me… Continue reading Review: The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone

Crime & Thrillers · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette De Bodard

Title: The House of Shattered Wings | Series: The Dominion of the Fallen #1 | Author: Aliette De Bodard | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: August 28th 2016 | Num. Pages: 417 | Genre: Fantasy, Post-apocalyptic, Mystery | How I owned it: ARC copy kindly provided by the publisher ★★★★ 4 stars – A very good start to what could be an interesting series Many thanks to Stevie from Gollancz for… Continue reading Review: The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette De Bodard

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ARC Review: The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: The Hanging Tree | Series: Peter Grant #6 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: November 3rd 2016| Num. Pages: 384 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 Moon Over Soho #2 Whispers Under Ground #3 Broken Homes #4 Foxglove Summer #5 ★★★★ 4 stars – A satisfying installment Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with… Continue reading ARC Review: The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch

Crime & Thrillers · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Foxglove Summer | Series: Peter Grant #5 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: November 13th 2014| Num. Pages: 385 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 Moon Over Soho #2 Whispers Under Ground #3 Broken Homes #4 ★★★★ 4 stars – Unicorns?! Much better! Synopsis In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out… Continue reading Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

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Review: Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Broken Homes | Series: Peter Grant #4 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: July 25th 2013| Num. Pages: 357 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 Moon Over Soho #2 Whispers Under Ground #3 ★★★.5 3.5 stars – an alright book but a little lacklustre Synopsis Ben Aaronovitch has stormed the bestseller list with his superb… Continue reading Review: Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch

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Review: Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Whispers Under Ground | Series: Peter Grant #3 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: June 21st 2012| Num. Pages: 419 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 Moon Over Soho #2 ★★★.5 3.5 stars – an alright book but a little lacklustre Synopsis A WHOLE NEW REASON TO MIND THE GAP It begins with a dead body… Continue reading Review: Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch

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Review: Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Moon Over Soho | Series: Peter Grant #2 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: April 21st 2011 | Num. Pages: 396 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 ★★★★ 4 stars – A great book filled with plenty of sarcasm and British witticisms  Synopsis I was my dad’s vinyl-wallah: I changed his records while he lounged around… Continue reading Review: Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch

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Arc Review: Holding by Graham Norton

Title: Holding | Series: Standalone | Author: Graham Norton | Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton | Publication date: October 6th 2016 | Num. Pages: 320 | Genre: Mystery, Crime ★★★★ 4 stars – A brilliantly written debut  Many thanks to Hodder & Stoughton and Netgalley for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review Synopsis Graham Norton’s masterful debut is… Continue reading Arc Review: Holding by Graham Norton