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World War Z: The Book and Movie Comparison

by Ben

I’m writing this after 10 minutes after watching the movie so things are fresh in my mind. This comparison is trying to encourage you to read the book. The movie was very good but I don’t even know why they bothered calling it World War Z; could have called it anything zombie related and it […]

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Review: Blood Song by Anthony Ryan

by Ben

Blood Song was self-published, but has been picked up by Penguin to be re-edited and then published as a “real” book. It has been on my TBR pile for a year or so and I’m glad I picked it up. The version I’ve got is the “old” ebook version. You might think this is your […]

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Review: The Old Man and the Wasteland by Nick Cole

by Ben

Forty years after the destruction of civilization… Man is reduced to salvaging the ruins of a broken world. One man’s most prized possession is Hemingway’s Classic ‘The Old Man and the Sea.’ With the words of the novel echoing across the wasteland, a survivor of the Nuclear Holocaust journeys into the unknown to break a […]

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Review: Dodger by Terry Pratchett

by Ben

I was really excited when I heard Pratchett’s new book was not of Discworld and was perhaps targeted for children. I’m always on the lookout for good YA books. I want to be able to introduce children to good fantasy literature and not the drivel that is out there now. Dodger starts off well, there […]

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Review: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

by Ben

The following is found at the back of Guilty Pleasures. My name is Anita Blake. Vampires call me The Executioner. What I call them isn’t repeatable. Ever since the Supreme Court granted the undead equal rights, most people think vampires are just ordinary folks with fangs. I know better. I’ve seen their victims. I carry […]

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Review: Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett

by Ben

**This article is contributed by an anonymous fantasy reviewer for BFB but heavily edited by me!** The Auditors of Reality, the universe’s bureaucrats with no personalities, have decided the Grim Reaper has got to go. He’s become too friendly with humans, he has developed a self. So Death is replaced by a horde of Deaths, one […]

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Review: Fool Moon by Jim Butcher

by Ben

Fool Moon is the first sequel in Jim Butcher’s now thirteen book long series The Dresden Files. Occurring sixth months after the events of Storm Front, in which Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only magician for hire, goes toe to toe with a rogue warlock harnessing the power of thunderstorms to carry out brutal murders (not Butcher’s […]

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Review: The Buddha at Culver

by Ben

A year ago, a couple of boys (Merthyn and Tim) and senior lecturers at Culver were attacked by mystical forces. They found out that it was a pair of fanatical ‘Rebel’ Indians who were trying to bring back to life a ‘Death Goddess’. Through ancient Indian lore and the power of Excalibur, the boys and […]

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Review: Swords at Culver

by Ben

Two boys, Tim and Merthyn study at Culver Academy. Avid lovers of fantasy, they were very eager to visit the sword display at the Academy’s library, among the swords were the famed swords Excalibur and the Sword of El Cid. Unbeknown to the boys, an ancient evil had arrived around the same time they happened to […]

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The Left Hand of God Review

by Ben

Paul Hoffman’s The Left Hand of God is a new book that’s been garnering mixed reviews. Some people absolutely love it, some are lukewarm about it, and some despise it. I liked it and quite a lot actually. It’s a rough gem, but in my opinion, still a gem. So what’s so good about this […]

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