The Woman Who Rides Like a Man – Tamora Pierce

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"Alanna of Trebond, the sole woman knight in the realm of Tortall, splashed happily in the waters of an oasis, enjoying her first bath in three days." Back in my childhood, I read and loved Alanna, never realising/getting my hands on any sequels. Aiming to rectify that recently, I found book 2 was a bit too … Continue reading The Woman Who Rides Like a Man – Tamora Pierce

Shadow Captain – Alastair Reynolds

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"'Tell me what you think you saw.'" Following on immediately from the events in Revenger, usual warning that even mentioning characters that made it to the sequel can be a kind of spoiler. And my opening lines are definitely book 1 spoilers...! Okay with that? Then read on! Having won and renamed The Revenger, the Ness sisters … Continue reading Shadow Captain – Alastair Reynolds