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 Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti reviewed

Title: The Twelve Bullets of Samuel Hawley Author: Hannah Tinti Genre: Fiction Publisher: Tinder Press Release Date: April 6, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 400 Source: NetGalley Bursting with imaginative exuberance, THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY by Hannah Tinti has been described as ‘One part Quentin Tarantino, one part Scheherazade’ (Ann Patchett) and will appeal …

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Shtum by Jem Lester reviewed

Title: Shtum Author: Jem Lester Genre: Fiction Publisher: Orion Release Date: January 26, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 320 Source: NetGalley Ben Jewell has hit breaking point. His ten-year-old son, Jonah, has never spoken, so when Ben and Jonah are forced to move in with Ben’s elderly father, three generations of men – one who can’t …

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Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney reviewed

Title: Under a Pole Star Author: Stef Penney Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: November 3, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 576 Source: NetGalley Flora Mackie was twelve when she first crossed the Arctic Circle on her father’s whaling ship. Now she is returning to the frozen seas as the head of her own …

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Cousins by Salley Vickers reviewed

Title: Cousins Author: Salley Vickers Genre: Fiction Publisher: Viking Release Date: 03 November, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 400 Source: NetGalley How much can love ask of us? Brilliant and mercurial Will Tye suffers a life changing accident. The terrible event ripples through three generations of the complex and eccentric Tye family, bringing to light old …

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A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart reviewed

Title: A Boy Made of Blocks Author: Keith Stuart Genre: Fiction Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: September 6, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 400 Source: NetGalley Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with …

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