Repeating Lies Until They are True: a review of “Strange Magic” by Syd Moore
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Repeating Lies Until They are True: a review of “Strange Magic” by Syd Moore


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Strange Magic by Syd Moore is a great escapist read if you are looking for something light in these overwhelming times. I picked up this copy in Zurich, and I was drawn … Continue reading

A Review of “The Lie Tree”: the power of a lie
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A Review of “The Lie Tree”: the power of a lie


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Frances Hardinge’s The Lie Tree was the perfect read for my summer holidays in Catania last week. The book is fast paced with some good suspense and plot development. At the core … Continue reading

Review: J.D. Horn’s “The Final Days of Magic”
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Review: J.D. Horn’s “The Final Days of Magic”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The Final Days of Magic is the third book in J.D. Horn’s series “Witches of New Orleans”. It mixes Western Christian notions of witchcraft with a Voodoo/Creole that feels very specific to … Continue reading

“The Witches of New York” by Ami McKay: the importance of sisterhood
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“The Witches of New York” by Ami McKay: the importance of sisterhood


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I recently read Ami McKay’s novel The Witches of New York whilst I was on holiday on the Spanish island, La Palma. I spent a lot of time enjoying the sunshine and … Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned From Reading Neil Gaiman
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Things I’ve Learned From Reading Neil Gaiman


1. There are things in the world that would have us believe that money is everything. “Someone’s just trying to give people money, that’s all. But it’s doing it very badly…” – The Ocean at the End of the Lane 2. Never stop being a child. “Adults follow path. Children Explore.” – The Ocean at … Continue reading

A Review of the 2nd book in the All Souls Trilogy: “Shadow of Night”
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A Review of the 2nd book in the All Souls Trilogy: “Shadow of Night”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Shadow of Night is the second book in Deborah Harkness’s All Souls Trilogy. It follows the romantic journey of a witch, Diana, and a vampire, Matthew. Along the way, their forbidden love … Continue reading