Magic by any other Name

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss 'I opened my mouth to howl, to cry, to curse him. But something other tore from my throat, a word I did not know and could not remember.' I received this book as a Christmas present. It's a new edition of the novel, first published in 2007. …

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It’s That Girl Again!

The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye by David Lagercrantz (trans. George Goulding)   'A wave of hatred rippled through the cell and Benito lunged towards Salander, knife raised. Faria never understood what happened next. A punch was thrown, an elbow jabbed, and it was as if Benito had run into a wall …

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For King and Country

by Karen Gray 'History' - it's not what you think! This novel came to my attention through a recommendation¬† by Anne on WordPress. I don't usually read high fantasy these days but the book's description - swords and castles, mythological beasts and twenty-seventh century Scotland - was irresistible, so I bought it and promised to …

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