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Bite-Size Corner – ‘Pure Dead Magic’ by Debi Gliori

All is not well at StregaSchloss, home of the bizarre but lovable Strega-Borgia clan. Mum’s attempts to improve her witchcraft skills are failing miserably. Dad has stormed out in a fit of pique. Titus is virtually umbilically attached to his computer. Pandora is seriously bored. And Baby Damp is getting her fat little fingers into… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘Pure Dead Magic’ by Debi Gliori

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‘A Tale of Mist and Shadow’ by M.R. Laver

You are embarking on an incredible journey into a world where great dreams, and terrible nightmares, come true. This is a land where dense mists form twice a day to provide life-giving water for all that live. This phenomenon is known as the Mistfall. A great war between five nations has just ended. An entire… Continue reading ‘A Tale of Mist and Shadow’ by M.R. Laver

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‘The Kiss of Deception’ by Mary E. Pearson

A princess must find her place in a reborn world. She flees on her wedding day. She steals ancient documents from the Chancellor’s secret collection. She is pursued by bounty hunters sent by her own father. She is Princess Lia, seventeen, First Daughter of the House of Morrighan. The Kingdom of Morrighan is steeped in… Continue reading ‘The Kiss of Deception’ by Mary E. Pearson

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‘The Wicked + The Divine Volume 1: The Faust Act’ by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie

Every ninety years, twelve gods return as young people. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are all dead. It’s happening now. It’s happening again. The team behind critical tongue-attractors like Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to create a world where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the… Continue reading ‘The Wicked + The Divine Volume 1: The Faust Act’ by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie

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Bite-Size Corner – ‘The Son of Neptune’ by Rick Riordan

Beginning at the “other” camp and extending as far as the land beyond the gods, this breathtaking second instalment of the Heroes of Olympus series introduces new demigods, revives fearsome monsters, and features other remarkable creatures, all destined to play a part in the Prophecy of Seven. 4.5 Stars (Rounded to 5) I figured that… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘The Son of Neptune’ by Rick Riordan

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Bite-Size Corner – ‘Stolen Songbird’ by Danielle L. Jensen

For five centuries, a witch’s curse has bound the trolls to their city beneath the mountain. When Cecile de Troyes is kidnapped and taken beneath the mountain, she realises that the trolls are relying on her to break the curse. Cecile has only one thing on her mind: escape. But the more time she spends with… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘Stolen Songbird’ by Danielle L. Jensen

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‘Falling Kingdoms’ by Morgan Rhodes

In a land where magic has been forgotten and peace has reigned for centuries, unrest is simmering. Three kingdoms battle for power… A princess must journey into enemy territory in search of a magic long thought extinct. A rebel becomes the leader of a bloody revolution. A sorceress discovers the truth about the supernatural legacy she… Continue reading ‘Falling Kingdoms’ by Morgan Rhodes