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Wither: A Review

A cold, dark box, filled with terrified teenage girls is the rather dramatic opening to Lauren DeStefano’s debut. Of those girls, all but three are shot and killed. The survivors are taken as ‘Sister Wives’ for Linden Ashby, the son of a very wealthy ‘First Generation’ scientist who has dedicated…

Sea of Glass: A Review

Barry Longyear’s Sea of Glass is one of those rare gems that you tear through, then habitually re-read, until the spine is more creases than cover and you know it inside out. Despite this, you are still unable to quantify precisely why you love it so much. Published in 1987, and set…

Summer Camp

July is upon us and with it has come Camp NaNo, the summer version of National Novel Writing Month, which takes place every November. As I did last November, I have once again set myself the (slightly insane) task of writing at least 50,000 words of a new novel this…