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Let’s play ball! Summerland by Michael Chabon

Pulitzer prize-winning author Michael Chabon creates an incredible fantasy world where an unlikely hero has to save the world … with baseball. This is on my list as a must-read for young and adult readers. In Summerland, Chabon sets his literary sights on creating an American fairytale, it’s like a modern American version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe featuring the greatest of all American sports, baseball. Continue reading

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justice, warlords and magic: good stuff

Kate Elliot, Spirit Gate, Crossroads Book 1, Orbit. Published 2007. I have not read any Kate Elliot before and picked this book up on impulse, seeing that great cover, a great teaser page and the Orbit tagline. People that ride … Continue reading

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A lovely fantasy twinset

What do you call two books in a series? A twinset? Musings aside, this is another great offering from Orbit, one of my favourite sf&f publishers. A fast-paced classic fantasy tale, this is one of my must-reads. Asher is a … Continue reading

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a quality sf novel

“In a world renowned even within a galaxy full of wonders, a crime within a war. For one brother it means a desperate flight, and a search for the one – maybe two – people who could clear his name. … Continue reading

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best of 2007

A quick round up of 2007, from my perspective… best sci fi author neal asher (narrowly beat marianne de pierres and sean williams) neal asher was a new discovery in 2007. He wins my best sci fi author of the … Continue reading

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