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THE MIDDLE SHELF

A science fiction and fantasy books reviews blog, with regular reviews of diverse novels.

  • By C.
  • Roughly eight posts per year
  • First post on

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Karen Lord, The Blue, Beautiful World
Karen Lord, The Blue, Beautiful World, Del Rey, 2023.Audiobook available.The Blue, Beautiful World is a fascinating science-fiction stand-alone novel about first contact. Owen is a global music star. The crowds flock to his concerts, commune …
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Juliet McKenna, The Green Man's Quarry
Juliet McKenna, The Green Man's Quarry, Wizard's Press Tower, 2023.Welcome to your yearly review of the latest instalment in the Green Man series by Juliet McKenna! My previous reviews: The Green Man's Heir, The Green …
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E. G. Condé, Sordidez
E. G. Condé, Sordidez, Stelliform Press, 2023. Sordidez is a near-future novel, tangling the fate of three indigenous characters of Central America and the Caribbean, as they are confronted to climate catastrophes and colonisation. Vero …
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