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Authors Support Stop Funding Hate

Some authors have had enough of divisive and xenophobic elements in the British press, and are willing to make an ethical stand.
16th November 2016

Over 100 Bargain SFF Books For November

A large number of speculative fiction novels went on sale for the first weekend of November.
5th November 2016

Personalised Book Recommendations

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Something fun

Random Quest Generator
This is a tool for all the roleplayers to enjoy: it generates fantasy quests, with over 10 million unique variations.

Random Book Title Generator
Random book titles to inspire you in your quest to find the perfect one for your work in progress.

Alien Quiz
Discover how much you know about extraterrestrials in movies and literature.

Robot Quiz
This moderately difficult quiz features all kinds of cute, sinister and strange droids.


Recently reviewed older releases

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Dark Currents by Ian Whates
4 star rating
This anthology of speculative fiction features stories on a theme of dark currents, whether they are electrical, nautical, or something else entirely.
Released in 2012.


25th October 2016

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The Organised Mind by Daniel Levitin
5 star rating
The modern world can bombard us with information, making it exhausting to try to keep organised. Daniel Levitin examines the neuroscience behind keeping order and remembering what we need to.
Released in 2014.


28th September 2016

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Cold Magic by Kate Elliott
5 star rating
A young woman is looking forward to graduation in a rapidly modernising city when she is forced to marry a Cold Mage and her life is completely changed. Book one of the Spiritwalker series.
Released in 2010.


19th August 2016

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Rat Queens: Volume Two: The Far Reaching Tentacles Of N'Rygoth by Kurtis J. Wiebe, Roc Upchurch and Stjepan Sejic
5 star rating
The second instalment of the Rat Queens series the Queens take on demons from another dimension who are destroying their town. A graphic novel.
Released in 2015.


17th August 2016

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Book Reviews

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Abducted by Evangeline Anderson

4 star rating
An ordinary paralegal is transported around the universe by a hunky alien who believes she is very special. Book one of the Alien Mate Index.


9th November 2016

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Monstress Volume One: Awakening by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

5 star rating
A teenager searches for answers about herself and her war-torn past, whilst a monster stirs inside her. A graphic novel.


26th August 2016

Rat Queens: Volume Two: The Far Reaching Tentacles Of N'Rygoth cover    

Rat Queens: Volume Two: The Far Reaching Tentacles Of N'Rygoth by Kurtis J. Wiebe, Roc Upchurch and Stjepan Sejic

5 star rating
The second instalment of the Rat Queens series the Queens take on demons from another dimension who are destroying their town. A graphic novel.


17th August 2016

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Rat Queens Volume One: Sass And Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch

5 star rating
A group of young women would rather get drunk and slay trolls than call their parents. A graphic novel.


9th August 2016

Film Reviews

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Ghostbusters directed by Paul Feig

3 star rating
A group of physicists struggling to prove the existence of ghosts are called upon to save New York from a ghostly invasion.


17th July 2016


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