Tag Archives: fantasy

The Time and Place Tag

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I’ve now seen a lot of my favourite Booktubers do this tag which originated with Jen Campbell (see her original video here) and I wanted to tackle it myself here on the blog. The idea of the tag is to talk about books which take you back to a specific time and place, and what… Continue reading The Time and Place Tag

May Reads 2015

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A mixed bag for the month of May… Dragon Fire by Charles Ashton (Bind up of Jet Smoke & Dragon fire, Into the Spiral and The Shining Bridge) I’m going to be totally honest. This was one of the most confusing books I have ever read! I found that absolutely nothing made sense, but I… Continue reading May Reads 2015

Half a King and predictability

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I recently picked up Half a King by Joe Abercrombie because I was really interested in a fantasy book with a disabled main character and I thought it would make a good holiday read. In many ways it did, it was fast paced, fun but dark with some great characters. It is a young adult… Continue reading Half a King and predictability

On the Dragon Riders of Pern: the role of women

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One of the first posts I wrote on this blog was about the role of women in the A Song of Ice and Fire (ASOIF) series. When I started reading the Dragon Riders of Pern series, the last thing I thought was that I’d be writing a similar post. But even after the first book,… Continue reading On the Dragon Riders of Pern: the role of women

New in #1

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I’ve not posted a book haul yet, and I wasn’t sure it was something I was ever going to do. But recently I’ve picked up a few beautiful and interesting books so I thought I’d give it a go. First up are two of the Penguin English Library series which I’m slowly becoming obsessed with.… Continue reading New in #1