Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott reviewed

Title: Rotherweird Author: Andrew Caldecott Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: May 16, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 464 Source: NetGalley ‘Intricate and crisp, witty and solemn: a book with special and dangerous properties,’ Hilary Mantel ‘Baroque, Byzantine and beautiful – not to mention bold’ M.R. Carey Rotherweird is twisted, arcane murder-mystery with shades of …

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Skullsworn by Brian Staveley reviewed

Title: Skullsworn Author: Brian Staveley Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pan Macmillan Release Date: April 20, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 304 Source: NetGalley For one apprentice assassin, the clock is ticking . . . Pyrre Lakatur doesn’t like the description skullsworn. It doesn’t capture the beauty of her devotion to Ananshael, God of Death. She is not …

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The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories reviewed

Title: The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories Author: Neil Gaiman, Amal El-Mohtar, Catherine King, Claire North, E. J. Swift, Hermes, Jamal Majoub, James Smythe, J. Y. Yang, Kamila Shamsie, Kirsty Logan, K.J. Parker, Kuzhali Manickavel, Maria Dahvana Headley, Monica Byrne, Nada Adel Sobhi, Nnedi Okorafor, Saad Hossein, Sami Shah, Sophia Al-Maria, Usman Malik, …

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Frogkisser! by Garth Nix reviewed

Title: Frogkisser! Author: Garth Nix Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Bonnier Zaffe Release Date: 2017-02 Format: ebook Pages: 448 Source: NetGalley Garth Nix is on hilarious form as he spins his very own fairy tale, featuring Princess Anya, who, with her loyal dog, must embark on a terribly important (capital Q) Quest to acquire the ingredients for …

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Crooked Daylight by Helen Slavin reviewed

Title: Crooked Daylight Series: The Witch Ways Author: Helen Slavin Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Ipso books Release Date: August 24, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 290 Source: NetGalley The Way sisters, Anna, Charlie and Emz, were raised in two worlds. Their mother’s realm of reason, measurement and logic, and the world inhabited by their spectacularly unconventional grandmother, …

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Gilded Cage by Vic James reviewed

Title: Gilded Cage Series: Dark Gifts Author: Vic James Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pan Macmillan Release Date: January 26, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 368 Source: NetGalley Our world belongs to the Equals — aristocrats with magical gifts — and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England’s grandest estate lies …

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