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Cloudstreet

Author: Tim WintonGenre: FantasyPublisher: ScribnerPublished: 6/6/2002Format: PaperbackISBN: 0743234413Hailed as a classic, Tim Winton’s masterful family saga is both a paean to working-class Australians and an unflinching examination of the human heart’s capacity for sorrow, joy, and endless gradations in between. Read More

Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City

Author: K.J. ParkerGenre: FantasyPublisher: OrbitPublished: 4/9/2019Format: Trade PaperbackISBN: 0316270792A siege is approaching, and the City has little time left to prepare. The people have no food and no weapons, and the enemy has sworn to slaughter them all. Their only Read More

A Review of Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri

Author: Tasha SuriGenre: FantasySeries: The Books of AmbhaISBN: B07B8J34CCA nobleman’s daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. The Amrithi are outcasts; Read More

The Cloud Roads

Author: Martha WellsSeries: The Books of the RaksuraPublisher: Night Shade BooksPublished: 3/15/2011Format: PaperbackISBN: 1597802166Moon has spent his life hiding what he is — a shape-shifter able to transform himself into a winged creature of flight. An orphan with only vague Read More

Interesting Times

Author: Terry PratchettSeries: DiscworldPublisher: HarperTorchPublished: 3/4/1998Format: Mass Market PaperbackISBN: 0061056901’A foot on the neck is nine points of the law’ There are many who say that the art of diplomacy is an intricate and complex dance. There are others who Read More

Moving Pictures (Discworld, #10; Industrial Revolution, #1)

Author: Terry PratchettSeries: DiscworldPublisher: CorgiPublished: 4/1/2005Format: PaperbackISBN: 0552152943’Holy wood is a different sort of place. People act differently here. Everywhere else the most important things are gods or money or cattle. Here, the most important thing is to be important.’ Read More

Raising Steam

Author: Terry PratchettSeries: DiscworldPublisher: DoubledayPublished: 11/7/2013Format: HardcoverISBN: 0857522272To the consternation of the patrician, Lord Vetinari, a new invention has arrived in Ankh-Morpork – a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses the power of all the elements: earth, air, Read More

The Light of All That Falls

Author: James IslingtonSeries: The Licanius TrilogyPublisher: OrbitPublished: 12/10/2019ISBN: 9780356507835The Light of All That Falls concludes the epic adventure that began in The Shadow of What Was Lost, the acclaimed fantasy blockbuster from James Islington. The Boundary is whole once again, Read More

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

Author: Chris HadfieldPublishers: Brown and Company, LittlePublished: 10/29/2013Format: HardcoverISBN: 0316253014Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss Read More

Darth Lakeman review of Cursor’s Fury

Darth Lakeman had always loved urban Liverpool with its kaleidoscopic, klutzy kettles. It was a place where he felt ambivalent. He was a forgetful, spiteful, tea drinker with sticky thighs and handsome fingers. His friends saw him as a brainy, breakable banker. Once, he had even saved a slow owl that was stuck in a drain. That’s the sort of man he was.