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N.K. Jemisin – The Stone Sky (2017) Review

Genre: fantasy, science-fantasy, post-apocalypse Series: The Broken Earth, part 3 Pages: 416 The final book of the Broken Earth trilogy. The story continues right where The Obelisk Gate left it. Essun is still with Ykka and the Castrima comm, but … Continue reading

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Dave Hutchinson – Europe at Midnight (2015) Review

Genre: science fiction Pages: 303 My rating: 8.5/10 Much like its predecessor, Europe at Midnight is a fragmented novel. Dave Hutchinson’s remarkable science fiction series is about the fragmentation and fragile unity of the continent Europe. Our own version of … Continue reading

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Brandon Sanderson – The Way of Kings (2010) Review

Genre: Epic Fantasy Series: The Stormlight Achive 1 Pages: 1252 (paperback) Just look at this book! The paperback is so fat that the author’s name and the title are written horizontally on the spine! I’m feeling quite some trepidation, since … Continue reading

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Toni Erdmann (2016) Review

9/10 Maybe you have heard the news, but this wonderful German film is getting a Hollywood remake, starring Jack Nicholson. I am sure Nicholson will do a fine job, but please see this one as well with the original German … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Sea (2016) review

I am very late with this one, I know, but I had to find some courage to start it. This is about a man who is so locked up in unprocessed grief that he finds it impossible to engage with … Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Review

So I just saw Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and the only reason that I went to see this movie was to see special effects. And boy, was that a good decision, because while the visuals are … Continue reading

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David D. Levine – Arabella of Mars (2016) Review

Genre: Science Fantasy Series: The Adventures of Arabella Ashby 1 Pages: 382 The year 1812. England and France are at war. Arabella Ashby has a pleasant life running through canyons on Mars. She lives there as a young lady with … Continue reading

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