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News: The Speculative Herald is now live

  The first post for Speculative Herald went live today! You can go check out the post: Introduction: Our Most Anticipated Books for Fall 2015! We also have a great line up this week with reviews for the latest releases from Jim Butcher, Margaret Atwood, Brandon Sanderson, Kameron Hurley and Ferrett Steinmetz. Follow The Speculative Herald on Twitter, Bloglovin, Facebook. Or go...

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Stacking the Shelves – September 26th 2015

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! My plans to reduce my TBR pile is not going so well. Here I have the latest evidence of the irresistible books that continue to find their way to my home. And I welcome every...

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Backlist Burndown Review: California Bones by Greg van Eeckhout

California Bones is a gritty, slightly canabalistic urban fantasy, but trust me, it’s quite a good read. I know, how can something be “slightly canabalistic“? Either there are canabals or there are not. Well, there are. But, it’s osteomancers that eat other osteomancers once they run out of their special magic bones to chomp down on. (Osteomancers are the magic users)....

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Audiobook Review: The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

I was quite intrigued by the description of this book, but when I heard the audiobook clip, I pushed it to the must read (listen) list. The narration in this book is more of a production than just simply reading. Don’t get me wrong, it is not overdone, but there is mood music in places, sound effects in the background...

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Stacking the Shelves – September 12, 2015

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! I’ve been trying to cut back on my requests and purchases until I manage to do some catch up, but no one can resist completely! And also because of this, all the books I have...

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Review: The Bloodbound by Erin Lindsey

There are some books that are just incredibly fun and addictive reads. For me, The Bloodbound was one of those books. I read this in just over a day, shunning whatever it is I should have been doing. Honestly, as much as I read, I don’t do that very often. I feel like this is a book that encompasses all...