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Where to go in the Fediverse to find the best speculative fiction and literary discussions.
30th December 2017

Nine Political Books That Change The Conversation

Following news that Simon and Schuster plan to publish an inflammatory commentator, here are nine political books that deserve more attention.
30th December 2016

Personalised Book Recommendations

Answer seven questions and find a book to match your personal tastes.

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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Rainbird by Rabia Gale
4 star rating
A young woman tries to hide her identity, whilst her home on the skeleton of a dragon is threatened in this young adult novella.
Released in 2012.


12th August 2019

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Petra by Nirina Stone
4 star rating
The first book in the Allendian Post-Apocalypse Series follows a young orphan trying to survive killer robots, acid rain, and vicious raiders in a ravaged far future world.
Released in 2017.


4th August 2019

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Future Arctic by Edward Struzik
4 star rating
A detailed look at how the Arctic is changing and is likely to continue changing in response to politics, climate change, animal movements, and other ecological challenges.
Released in 2015.


2nd June 2019

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As Old As Time by Liz Braswell
4 star rating
A young woman is held captive by a beast in a cursed castle, whilst trying to untangle what that curse has to do with her family.
Released in 2016.


10th February 2019

Characters and Styles

Warpcore SF characters
Skin this site in the style of your favourite Warpcore SF characters.

Warpcore SF is all about sci-fi and fantasy. Discover films, books, and graphic novels, try a plot generator, or test your genre knowledge with a quiz.

Book Reviews

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Survivors by G. X. Todd

5 star rating
A man wakes in a shallow grave to go on a quest across post-apocalyptic America to find someone at the instruction of a voice in his head. The third part of the Voices series.


9th August 2019

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How To Live Plastic Free by Luca Bonaccorsi, Richard Harrington, and Clare Fischer

4 star rating
The Marine Conservation Society shares advice on how to prevent the scourge of plastic pollution in our oceans with this guide to daily living.


3rd January 2019

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Moonstruck Volume 1: Magic To Brew by Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle

4 star rating
In a town where supernatural creatures live beside ordinary humans, a werewolf barista tries to blend in. But when her friend is hurt by a rogue magician she has to take a stand. The first in the Moonstruck series.


21st September 2018

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Petra by Nirina Stone

4 star rating
The first book in the Allendian Post-Apocalypse Series follows a young orphan trying to survive killer robots, acid rain, and vicious raiders in a ravaged far future world.


4th August 2019

Film Reviews

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Beauty And The Beast directed by Bill Condon

4 star rating
A bookish young woman is taken prisoner in an enchanted castle by a beast. But is he as terrible as he seems?


30th July 2017


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