Kategoriarkiv: Fantasy

The Summer Dragon – Todd Lockwood

The Summer Dragon is the first book of a trilogy, and the author’s first book. The second book in the series is, sadly, not out yet. The main character is Maia, the “Broodmaster’s” daughter. Her family has raised dragons for … Läs mer

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The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman

My read for this year’s ”All Hallows Read”, where you read (or give away) a scary book for Halloween. The story begins with everyone but the youngest kid in a family being murdered. This child makes his way to a nearby graveyard … Läs mer

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The colour of magic – Terry Pratchett

”The Colour of Magic” is the first book in the Discworld series, which has dozens of books and several series within itself. It gives us an introduction to the Discworld – carried through space on the back of the Great … Läs mer

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Good Omens – Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

The End is coming. In the war between good and evil which has been raging since the beginning of time (about 6000 years or so), it is time for the final battle – as predicted in The Nice and Accurate prophecies of Agnes … Läs mer

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Within the Sanctuary of Wings – Marie Brennan

The fifth and (sadly) final volume of Lady Trent’s memoirs, bringing the story of her famous expeditions, though not her life or scientific endevours, to a finish with an account of her expedition to the Mrtyahaima Mountains. Brennan, as excellent as … Läs mer

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The Hanging Tree – Ben Aaronovitch

Fifth book in the series, and we see more of the Faceless Man than ever before… In case you’re not familiar with the series, this is a Peter Grant novel, genre: Magical Crime. Peter Grant is a young police officer … Läs mer

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Rebel of the Sands – Alwyn Hamilton

Amani is going to escape her dead-end desert town with her suffocating family and planned-out future. She has a plan of her own. Things do not go according to plan. Instead, a stranger hunted by the Sultan’s army appears, and … Läs mer

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The Trees – Ali Shaw

The woods are back. Overnight, trees have appeared – they are everywhere, and society is crippled. We follow Adrien searching for his wife (or is he?) and Hannah with teenage son Seb looking for Hannah’s brother. What is humanity when modern … Läs mer

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The Gracekeepers – Kirsty Logan

Wiiie, lovely book! Please ignore the rather silly-looking cover, which I don’t think represents the book well at all (which as it happens is exactly what the lovely woman at The English Bookshop, Uppsala, said when i bought the book). The world … Läs mer

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Mort – Terry Pratchett

I promise I won’t only be reviewing books by famous male authors. Just so happens these were the first books I read after we started Nerds with Books… Background info: Mort is the 4th book in the Discworld series and … Läs mer

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