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The One Impossible Labyrinth by Matthew Reilly

The One Impossible Labyrinth by Matthew Reilly

October 16, 2021 Reviews 0 ★★★

Fun, action-packed and imaginative, The One Impossible Labyrinth completes the journey that began with The Seven Ancient Wonders.

The book is predictable at times, and a little heavy-handed on the Heroism and Selflessness that Jack West Jr embodies, but gives a sense of closure to fans who've been with Jack for sixteen years. I've returned to these books often, the magic of the first three never seems to fade!

Jack West Jr has only days to complete the Supreme Labyrinth and save the universe from The Great Crunch. I think that Reilly pushes the action too far in his pursuit for ever-higher stakes, more destruction and heightened...

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Witchshadow by Susan Dennard

Witchshadow by Susan Dennard

July 10, 2021 Reviews 0 ★★★★½

I sped through Witchshadow, despite my best attempts to savour the experience of reading it. I love this story-world and its characters, and happily devoured the fourth instalment of the Witchlands series. As with each book before it, Witchshadow builds on the existing world by enriching its history and revealing…

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The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian by Andy Weir

January 29, 2021 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

A book that features maths and potatoes. Can’t get much better, can it? The Martian is an excellent read, even if you’ve already watched the movie like me.

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Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard

Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard

June 5, 2020 Reviews 2 ★★★★★

The third instalment in the Witchlands series, Bloodwitch is an thrilling adventure that I struggled to put down. The stakes are ever-higher, the world and its mythology ever-expanding,

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Sightwitch by Susan Dennard

Sightwitch by Susan Dennard

June 4, 2020 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Sightwitch is a clever prequel told from Ryber Fortiza’s point of view that sheds light into the events of Truthwitch and Windwitch. Although it’s a prequel, I think readers are best placed to read it after the first two full-length novels.

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Tithe by Holly Black

Tithe by Holly Black

February 17, 2020 Reviews 0 ★★★

Having loved The Darkest Part of the Forest, I was expecting something surreal and creepy from Tithe. While it delivered on those fronts, it also felt confused and half-hearted. Tithe took a long time to begin. The first part of the novel felt disjointed and slow. It may have been…

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The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly

The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly

April 26, 2019 Reviews 0 ★★½

I’m a massive fan of Reilly’s books. I preordered this book the moment it was available for preorder, picked it up on release day, and read it in one sitting. The Secret Runners of New York combines time travel with high school, following Skye Rogers as she starts at a…

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