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The Way of Kings Brandon Sanderson Cover Art

On September 30th, Penny Arcade ran a comic, ‘Sanderfuge’. It poked fun at the obsessive Brandon Sanderson fans who go on and on about the magic systems and worlds he creates in his fiction. I think it would be easy ...

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Deerskin by Robin McKinley

It is no secret that I love Robin McKinley. The book that I most often reread is The Hero and the Crown, a favourite of mine since I was a child. Having previously only known her as a children’s writer, ...

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Here, There Be Dragons

Finding new books is always difficult for me. I normally float towards Science Fiction/Fantasy. Every now and again I make my way to historical fiction or some suspenseful mystery, however, this was not one of those days. As I was ...

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Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

A few years ago now I read Slaughterhouse 5 and I absolutely loved it. That isn’t an original opinion, I know, but it is a great book. Read it! Since then, I’ve been meaning to try out more Vonnegut and ...

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Sunshine by Robin McKinley

One of my favourite books of all time, that book that I reread every year whenever I need a pick me up, is Robin McKinley’s Newberry Award winning The Hero and the Crown. If you haven’t read it, and get ...

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