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Book Review: War and Turpentine – Stefan Hertmans ****

“Il ne se passe toujours rien au front belge.” Shortly before his death in 1981, Stefan Hertmans' grandfather gave him a couple of filled exercise books. Stories he’d heard as a child had led Hertmans to suspect that their contents might be disturbing, and for years he didn’t dare to open them. When he finally… Continue reading Book Review: War and Turpentine – Stefan Hertmans ****

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Book Review: Trigger Warning – Neil Gaiman ****

“There are things that wait for us, patiently, in the dark corridors of our lives. We think we have moved on, put them out of mind, left them to desiccate and shrivel and blow away; but we are wrong. They have been waiting there in the darkness, working out, practicing their most vicious blows, their… Continue reading Book Review: Trigger Warning – Neil Gaiman ****

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Book Review: Gemina – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff ****

“Now, children, watch closely. Hold your breath. Listen. And I will show you the components of calamity." Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout… Continue reading Book Review: Gemina – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff ****

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Book Review: Illuminae – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff *****

-Am I nOt meRciFul?- This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad… Continue reading Book Review: Illuminae – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff *****

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Book Review: The Hurricane Party – Klas Östergren ****

Hanck Orn’s son is dead. When they come to the door they tell him it was a heart attack, he knows they are lying. So he travels to the archipelago at the outermost reaches of the land to find out what really happened. He lands on an island and is met by a young woman, hair… Continue reading Book Review: The Hurricane Party – Klas Östergren ****