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Grey Wolves

After spending several months in Britain training to be spies, Henderson’s espionage group is ready to embark on a multi-month mission in occupied France. Their mission: to seek out ways of disrupting the German U-Boat (submarine) programme, a venture that is slowly pushing Britain back from their command of the oceans. It’s dangerous but necessary, … Continue reading

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Lex Trent: Fighting With Fire

Lex Trent is renown for his wit, skill, and all-round perfection. At least, he hopes he is. Naturally, he’s lying – not surprising really for a master-cheat and thief. A glamorous thief, really; he doesn’t like to be associated with the amateur thieving community. Lex is just about to start in his second participation of … Continue reading

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The Left Hand of God

My feelings for The Left Hand of God changed when I read the sequel – what I had previously misunderstood I know understood. This review, therefore, no longer reflects my feelings about the book, but I have kept it online because this was my first reaction to the book and I think it’s important to … Continue reading

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Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing With Fire

The problem with fighting evil is that when you’ve finished defeating one powerful character with Nasty plans, the next one turns up and thinks it’s time for more unrest. It’s been a year since Valkyrie and Skulduggery managed to defeat Serpine, but already trouble is brewing. This time, there’s more to than just troublesome adepts… … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want To Kill You

John Cleaver isn’t exactly normal. He’s a self-diagnosed sociopath, trying to keep out of touch with his dark side. He’s a killer at heart, but doesn’t want to give in to the monster inside him. Trying to be normal is getting harder and harder- he’s already killed two people. That is, if you can call … Continue reading

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Wereworld: Rise of the Wolf

In Drew Ferran’s world, there exist magical species of were creatures. These are ancient families are known as Werelords…and are gifted with the ability to turn into animals. If they can control their gifts, they can become powerful, mighty creatures. But sometimes dangerous struggles occur between the different houses of these wild beasts, and at … Continue reading

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The Last Battle of the Icemark

The Last Battle of the Icemark is the concluding novel of the trilogy by Stuart Hill, set in the fantasy (albeit Earth-inspired world) of the Icemark and Polypontian empire. Like all the books in the trilogy, The Last Battle of the Icemark is no small book, and at just over 500 pages it isn’t a … Continue reading

Notable Quotes #1

Notable Quotes is a meme hosted by Bewitched Bookworms. Past Notable Quotes | What is Notable Quotes? ‘Look at the star-gazer taken in by his own legend,’ he said. ‘Look at the child reaching for the skies, when all around him the real things, the solid things, everything that matters, are taken away. And no … Continue reading

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A Covered Surprise

I had a surprise when I returned from school on wednesday. Something had arrived in the post; something which I wasn’t expecting, but made my day.  It was a finished copy of Dan Well’s final novel in his John Cleaver trilogy, I Don’t Want To Kill You. How awesome is that?! It’s certainly going to … Continue reading

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Two of the seven savanters still survive. Seeker has been sent to destroy them. The Wildman has taken command of the spiker tribes, but he soon discovers that being the leader of tens of thousands of spikers is not all he hoped for, and Morning Star just wishes to be happy again, like she was … Continue reading

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Boys Don’t Cry

People don’t often think of the father’s side of a teen pregnancy. But it’s happened to Dante, a 17 year old with high hopes. He’s waiting for his A Level results, when his ex-girlfriend arrives at his door with a baby. His baby. And then she’s gone – leaving the baby with her shocked father. … Continue reading

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December 5th- Northern Lights

This is part of the Christmas Book Advent Calender, where we post a new Christmas/winter book recommendation every day leading up to Christmas. More info can be found here… December 4th- A Christmas Carol recommended by Vinr of ThirstforFiction Onto the 5th day in our Christmas Book Advent Calender series, we bring you one of … Continue reading

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Striker: Close Range

Travelling with his dad to Milan to watch a series of international football matches, Jake stumbles across Granble, the wealthy Diamond Barron, who is not all he seems to be. Intent on unravelling his secrets, Jake and model Abri get out of their depth while investigating, and Granble is a lot more sinister than they … Continue reading

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The Ring of Solomon

In this long-awaited companion to Jonathan Stroud’s Bartimaeus Trilogy, Bartimeaus returns as he relives one of his greatest conquests. Readers are taken back in time, to a Jerusalem ruled by the Great King Solomon, the greatest magician history had ever known. Enslaved by one of the King’s most powerful underlings, everyone’s favorite djinni is forced … Continue reading

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Rain and Fire

Rain and Fire isn’t a ‘real’ book, so I can’t really give a full-blown review, but I’ll try my best! Written by Chris d’Lacey’s wife, Jay, Rain and Fire is a guidebook to The Last Dragon Chronicles, written by Chris d’Lacey. Rain and Fire has a glossary of terms, something that I’m sure many fans … Continue reading

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There is a mirror, in a dusty room of a nearly forgotten house. But it is no ordinary mirror. Behind it lie the lands of the Mirrorworld, a place of danger. Jacob Reckless has been trespassing it’s borders ever since he was a boy, reaping its secrets and its treasures. But then the unthinkable happens. … Continue reading