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Author Archives: Megan Leigh

Writer and editor of Pop Verse. Co-host of Breaking the Glass Slipper. My special interests include publishing, creative writing, and geekery.

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

After seeing Ancillary Justice recommended by practically every one of my favourite authors I had to find out what all the fuss was about. Not only that, the novel has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the Hugo ...

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Real Monsters by Liam Brown

The premise of Liam Brown’s debut novel Real Monsters is intriguing, tapping into a general worldwide malaise when it comes to misplaced anger, pointless war, and a widespread fear of this ungraspable ‘terrorism’. A tale in two halves, a soldier ...

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The Guest: Be careful who you let in

You would be excused for having blinked and missed The Guest during its cinema release. The closest place I could have seen the film was either in London or Milton Keynes during its very brief UK cinema run. It had fairly ...

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Jupiter Ascending: Expand your universe

By the time Jupiter Ascending actually hit cinemas, most of us expected the worst. It was delayed several times for ‘script improvements’ and other vague problems as a result of performing not so well for the studio’s focus groups. As ...

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