Book Review. The Witchfinders by Joy Wilkinson.

‘After their tangle with sinister robots and exploding bubble-wrap at Kerblam!, the whole fam favoured a trip into a tech-free era, far enough back to not jeopardise the existence of any close relatives, but somewhere civilised enough to have decent grub,’ I said in a previous review, Molten Heart by Una McCormack, how in the … Continue reading Book Review. The Witchfinders by Joy Wilkinson.

Book Review. The Good Doctor by Juno Dawson.

‘It’s the church of Graham! That’s mad!’ ‘He’s a good egg!’ ‘But still … he’s not a god. He’s a retired bus driver!’ ‘This is … an unexpected side effect of our last trip.’ Juno Dawson must be a Doctor Who fan because there were a couple of references in The Good Doctor that felt … Continue reading Book Review. The Good Doctor by Juno Dawson.

Book Review. Combat Magicks by Steve Cole.

Slowly she gestured to the pile of bodies. ‘I’ve saved a place for you’ she hissed. So in Combat Magicks we have Attila the Hun and Witches, hence the title Combat Magicks. I thought the whole idea was bonkers, but gradually as you get through the story you get used to it. The Doctor becomes … Continue reading Book Review. Combat Magicks by Steve Cole.

Book Review. Molten Heart by Una McCormack.

‘Ryan!’ shouted the Doctor. ‘Never, ever press random buttons!’ ‘You do it all the time!’ ‘That’s different!’ said the Doctor. ‘How?’ said Ryan. ‘Because that’s me!’ Tell you what, Una McCormack knows how to world build. I could imagine Molten Heart, with a great setting for a story and really alien too, with Yaz, Ryan … Continue reading Book Review. Molten Heart by Una McCormack.