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July Promo Features Over 100 Cut Price SFF Books

Many genre books are available at bargain prices in this July weekend promotion.
2nd July 2016

Over 150 Bargain SFF Novels This May

Over 150 speculative fiction books will be on sale at bargain prices for two days.
7th May 2016

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Alien Quiz
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Robots
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Fantasy Novels of the '00s
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Generators

Fans of random silliness will enjoy the generators in the fiction section. These include generators for fantasy quests, prophecies, science fiction plots, MacGuffins, and characters.


Recently reviewed older releases

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Maximum Willpower by Kelly McGonigal
5 star rating
This book explores the science of self-control, and examines the evidence for many methods for boosting willpower.
Released in 2012.


8th May 2016

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Bartimaeus: The Amulet Of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
5 star rating
A young magician summons a djinni to steal a powerful amulet, but the djinni resents being treated as an errand boy and has a few tricks to get even with the upstart magician.
Released in 2003.


29th April 2016

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Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat by Philip Lymbery
5 star rating
An exploration of how the move to industrialised farming has affected animal welfare, human health, and the environment. Taking a global perspective, this book pulls no punches in its critique of intensive factory farming.
Released in 2014.


5th April 2016


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Book Reviews

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Magisterium: The Copper Gauntlet by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

4 star rating
Some people seem to believe Callum Hunt is the personification of evil, and the young mage is afraid they might be right. The second novel in the Magisterium series.


27th December 2015

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Sleepless by Lou Morgan

4 star rating
A group of students take a mysterious study drug to help them cheat at their exams. But none of them are prepared for the side effects.


19th June 2015

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Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat by Philip Lymbery

5 star rating
An exploration of how the move to industrialised farming has affected animal welfare, human health, and the environment. Taking a global perspective, this book pulls no punches in its critique of intensive factory farming.


5th April 2016

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Mine To Spell by Janeal Falor

4 star rating
A young woman living in a repressive society struggles to conceal her forbidden magic. The second novel in the Mine series.


19th October 2015

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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