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Iron Gold* by Pierce Brown

January 30, 2018

If you have read any of my book posts or know me in person you'll be aware of how much I adore this series. Red Rising became my favourite series the moment I started the first book. I was captivated by the world, the characters and the break neck plot. The classical civilisation geek in me loved seeing all the little details from Greek/Roman culture being weaved into…

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Strung balls* by Mike Russell

January 8, 2018

**I received this book from the publisher/author in exchange for an honest review** The only way I can describe this novel is gloriously weird. Think Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman weird.  This book follows Sydney, a young boy living in a dystopian/futuristic community where they donate flesh. Yep. Donate flesh. Every so often these robots appear and harvest a chunk of flesh from…

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False Hearts by Laura Lam

September 11, 2017

Taema and Tila are conjoined twins, they were born in the Hearth, an isolated cult on the outskirts of San Fransisco that banned modern medicine and technology. The twins shared everything including a heart, a heart that wasn't strong enough to support both of them. Their only hope of survival was to escape and get the surgery they so desperately needed. Now, assimilated into modern society Taema is waiting…

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The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon

September 9, 2017

The third installment of Samantha Shannon's best selling Bone Season series has arrived.  Now I want book four next week.  I had been waiting with baited breath for this book for what felt like years, I'm talking Sirius Black out of Azkaban waiting. During the wait period my expectations climbed sky high, to the point where I thought there was no way that The Song Rising could match…