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5 Reasons to Read The Ikessar Falcon - Novels and Nebulas

5 Reasons to Read The Ikessar Falcon

We got the first book in the series, The Wolf of Oren-Yaro, back in February and the sequel will be out in a month! Can you imagine how rare a treat that is for fantasy readers? The story of the first book is still clear in my mind as I read The Ikessar Falcon and I’m thrilled to back in this world again! If you haven’t picked up this series yet, this is one special reason why you should consider reading it. Read on to find 5 more reasons to spend your precious coin on this series and this book in particular.

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Mini Book Reviews: Stars and Sorcery BOTM (Jan-Jun 2020) - Novels and Nebulas

Mini Book Reviews: Stars and Sorcery BOTM (Jan-Jun 2020)

This might be an unpopular opinion but I love reading and writing reviews quite a lot. Even though they don’t get as many views as other types of posts, I write them to share my thoughts and hopefully convince people to pick them up if I liked them. I run a monthly book club on Twitter called Stars and Sorcery, which focuses on reading sci-fi and fantasy books by authors of colour. Most of the books chosen as the Book of the Month (BOTM) for the club are backlist titles, so I don’t get to highlight them as much on my blog. Today, I decided to write mini reviews for each of the BOTMs of Stars and Sorcery between Jan-Jun 2020.

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5 Reasons to Read the Aru Shah series - Novels and Nebulas

5 Reasons to Read the Aru Shah series

The most auspicious day of this week, April 7th, has come and gone, and Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes is finally out in the world! As a big fan of all of Roshani’s works and this series in particular, I wanted to celebrate this occasion with a post that talks about my passion for it. Let’s venture on to 5 reasons why I think this series, named the Pandava series, should be on your TBR.

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