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N. K. Jemisin’s The Killing Moon – A Review of Dreams, Ethics and Gay Priests

I picked up N. K. Jemisin‘s The Killing Moon on a whim.  I’d seen it floating around the fantasy shelves for a few weeks and I was in that happy space having just finished my last book without yet having … Continue reading

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Endings: A Comparison

Recently, I finished watching La Femme Nikita (Not to be confused with the remake which doesn’t include Roy Dupuis and therefore holds no interest for me) with my mother. Watching this show with her has been a bit of a … Continue reading

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Paolo Bacigalupi’s Windup Girl and Marissa Meyer’s Cinder – A review of setting and character

This week we’re trying something new again. Something that’s so new that should my past self from about 3 years ago somehow warp to the future (And after she got over the whole lack of flying cars and jetpacks thing) … Continue reading

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Maria V. Snyder’s Study trilogy – A review of political systems, sexy legs and emotional leaps

Maria V. Snyder’s Study trilogy is a fantasy, action-filled love story set in a world with two countries with diametrically opposed systems of government. One country, Ixia, is a military regime with rigid rules. Everyone wears a uniform and has … Continue reading

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Anne Bishop’s Black Jewels – A review of characters over plot

Anne Bishop’s Black Jewels Trilogy is a guilty, guilty pleasure. Everything that I should dislike about books can be found here. Perfectly perfect heroes (Who are terribly misunderstood and put down upon for no real reason other than everyone else … Continue reading

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B R Collins Gamerunner – A review of intensity through tense

B R Collins’s Gamerunner is a tricky book to summarise. At first glance it’s your typical dystopian future novel. Set in said future is a world very clearly divided into the haves and have-nots, with the haves living a life … Continue reading

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How To Give Good, Helpful Feedback

Reviewing is the backbone of fan fiction. I’ve talked before about how much I love reviews and ego-strokes so I won’t mention that again beyond this sentence. Promise. Instead, for this post I’m going to talk about how you can … Continue reading

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