Reviewing books and talking about my own writing and worldbuilding
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Once in a while there are books you’ve never read before, never heard of before, that you expect to blow your socks off and they do just that. Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s debut novel, Blood and Sugar, was one such. I picked it up since it was being pushed really hard at Waterstones (UK bookshop), and IContinue reading “Book review – Blood and Sugar”
“You too will marry a boy I choose,” said Mrs Rupa Mehra firmly to her younger daughter. With this sentence begins an epic of romance, comedy, and Indian history and upper-class society. I first encountered A Suitable Boy at a book exchange at the train station two years ago. I saw this massive hulk ofContinue reading “Book review – A Suitable Boy”
The Institute is really good. Surprisingly good, given I wasn’t sure how much more could be said on the topic of children with superpowers being kidnapped by the government and brought to a remote location to be experimented on. That is basically the point of this book, told from the point of view of boyContinue reading “Book review – The Institute”
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