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Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781538745823
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 6th, 2019

Hilarious take on the zombie apocalypse but told from the viewpoint of a pet crow who believes humanity should be saved. As he ventures out looking for a cure he must figure out how domestic animals fit into the new world order and how to come to terms with being a crow and not, as his heart desires, a human. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


Foundryside: A Novel (The Founders Trilogy #1) by Robert Jackson Bennett - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780525573845
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Published: Del Rey - May 21st, 2019

From the author of City of Stairs comes another fun, imaginative fantasy with its own fascinating magic-tech system that powers the industrial city of Tevanne. Amongst the squalor of the city’s poor lives Sancia, a young thief about to make her biggest score…or so she believes. Magic, Industrial espionage and ancient history combine to make this a great start for Bennett’s new series. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


Vita Nostra: A Novel by Sergey and Marina Dyachenko - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062694591
Published: Harper Voyager - November 13th, 2018

A dark, compelling Russian fantasy with obvious comparisons to Harry Potter or The Magicians except it takes its own gritty approach to this territory. Sasha and her classmates are chosen, willing or not, to attend the Institute of Special Technologies and failure has it own dire consequences for their friends and family. I found myself drawn in by the original magic system; leave your wands and your reality at home. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


The Grey Bastards (Lot Lands) by Jonathan French - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780525572442
Published: Crown - June 19th, 2018

Grimdark + raunchy humor + plot twist = a fun fast fantasy with a band of half-orcs patrolling the badlands between the human and orc kingdoms. ~ Reviewed by Ben Parker


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