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Book Review: The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman (The Book of Dust #2)

Title: The Secret Commonwealth Author: Philip Pullman Publisher: Penguin and David Fickling Books Date: 2019 Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult Summary: Lyra, now twenty years old, and her daemon Pantalaimon, forced to navigate their relationship in a way they could never have imagined and drawn into the complex and dangerous factions of a world that they had no idea… Continue reading Book Review: The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman (The Book of Dust #2)

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Book Review: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

Title: The Dark Prophecy Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Puffin Genre: Fantasy / Middle Grade Date: 2017 Summary: A perilous quest to complete. I must become a god again. I, the god Apollo – cast down to earth in the body of a gawky mortal teen – bravely endured a series of dangerous trials at Camp Half-Blood. Now,… Continue reading Book Review: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

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Thoughts on… The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

Title: The Hidden Oracle Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Puffin Date: 2016 Summary: My name is Apollo. I used to be a god. But that was before I was cast down from Olympus (a terrible misunderstanding) and woke up in a New York dumpster. I persuaded Percy Jackson to give me a lift to Camp Half-Blood. But the place is in chaos.… Continue reading Thoughts on… The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

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Thoughts on… The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

Title: The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus #5) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Puffin Date: 2014 Summary: Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen—all of them, and they’re stronger than ever. They must be… Continue reading Thoughts on… The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

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Thoughts on… The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

Title: The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus #4) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Puffin Books Date: 2013 Summary: If Percy Jackson and Annabeth fail in their quest, there’ll be hell on Earth. Literally. Wandering the deadly realm of Tartarus, every step leads them further into danger. And, if by some miracle they do make it to the Doors… Continue reading Thoughts on… The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

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Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan

Title: Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Middle Grade / Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2017 Publisher: Puffin Pages: 418 Started: 29th December 2018 Completed: 31st December 2018 Rating: 4/5 Summary: My name is Magnus Chase. These days, I’m one of Odin’s immortal warriors, but that doesn’t stop people trying to kill me all… Continue reading Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan

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Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

Title: Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Middle Grade / Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2016 Publisher: Puffin Pages: 466 Started: 26th December 2018 Completed: 29th December 2018 Rating: 4/5 Summary: My name is Magnus Chase. Two months ago I died fighting a fire giant and woke up in Hotel Valhalla as one of Odin’s warriors.… Continue reading Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

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Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

Title: Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Middle Grade / Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2015 Publisher: Puffin Pages: 486 Started: 1st December 2018 Completed: 2nd December 2018 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his… Continue reading Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

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Book Review: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

Title: Nevernight Author: Jay Kristoff Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2017 (2016) Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 463 Started: 4th October 2018 Completed: 6th October 2018 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: Mia Covere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death. Destined to destroy empires, the child raised in shadows made a promise on the day she lost… Continue reading Book Review: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

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Book Review: I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett

Title: I Shall Wear Midnight Author: Terry Pratchett Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult Date: 2010 Publisher: Doubleday Pages: 349 Started: 27th January 2018 Completed: 30th January 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: It starts with whispers. Then someone picks up a stone. Finally, the fires begin. When people turn on witches, the innocents suffer. . . Tiffany Aching has spent years studying with senior witches, and… Continue reading Book Review: I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett