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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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Mind Games – Teri Terry

Don’t let the shiny cover fool you. Mind Games is a book that has very thought-provoking themes hidden in a YA-plot. I picked it up to have something light and easy to read when I didn’t really have time to … 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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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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Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky

In a distant future, humanity has left a dying Earth and looks for a new home on planets terraformed by humans of a different society millenia ago. What are these humans, desperate and homeless, when it comes down to it? … 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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Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman

Like Gaiman’s, my love for Norse mythology goes back to my childhood. I’m also quite fond of Gaiman as an author, and so him retelling some well-known Norse myths was something I really expected to enjoy  – and I did. Spoiler … Läs mer

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