Star Wars: Aftermath by CHUCK WENDING – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Bellarius takes a look into the first real push beyond Return of the Jedi with Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wending.

“After reading this novel, Star Wars is dead to me.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Asurman: Hand of Asuryan by Gav Thorpe – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Sticking to the website’s wheelhouse, Bellarius delves into the latest novels focusing upon the Phoenix Lords, Gav Thorpe’s Asurman: Hand of Asuryan.

“Another case where fantastic lore, concepts and plans are brought to bear, but they fail to fully overcome weak characterisation and a problematic narrative.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

THUNDER: The Problematic Nature of Dream Therapy and the Rehabilitation of Felons by Rich Wilkie – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Looking into another indie outing, Bellarius gives a few thoughts on Rich Wilkie’s solo outing, Thunder.

“An interesting start to be sure, and with a few great ideas, but still a hard book to truly recommend.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Gates of Azyr – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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With the world starting over, Bellarius gives his opinion on the first novel about the Age of Sigmar, where armies clash about The Gates of Azyr.

“Reasonable action, entertaining ideas, but hardly the best entery point into this new universe.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Deathfire by Nick Kyme – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Bellarius looks into the long awaited latest novel in the Horus Heresy series, and finds it wanting.

“Mundane navel gazing with some of the most boring bolter porn ever put onto paper.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Devouerer by Joe Parrino – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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With another Black Library release in his hands, Bellarius focuses upon the larger problems dominating Joe Parrino’s Devourer, and its wasted potential.

“Sadly a textbook example of how much conflict and focus upon violence can drown out good world-building.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Bioshock: Rapture by John Shirley – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Returning to the world of video game tie-ins, Bellarius gives a few thoughts on Bioshock: Rapture by John Shirley.

“A reasonable effort, but certainly not nearly as deep as many would have wanted.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Valedor by Guy Haley – Book Review [Bellarius]

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With the release of its paperback edition, Bellarius gives a brief analysis of Valedor by Guy Haley.

“A surprise success, notably flawed throughout but still retaining one of the best depictions of Craftworld Eldar to date.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Edna White’s Brave Story, Published

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The Stuff No One Ever Told Us About Life After Sexual Abuse is a story that will awaken the sleeping giant of silence in sexual abuse or trauma. It gives eye opening realizations that help us all move from silence to recovery without being ashamed. ‘Stuff!’ is by Edna J White. Regretfully, Edna has experienced sexual abuse though she has since transformed this into a career of advising others through consultancy and published works. In 2013, Edna published two remarkable books inspired by her background, ‘Stuff! – The Stuff No One Ever Told Us About Life After Sexual Abuse’ and ‘The Keys to Life: Emotional Intelligence To Heal Yourself’.

A crowd-funded launch for Rings of Smoke

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Diane O’Toole is one of the growing number of authors exploring crowd-funding to generate pre-release interest in her book. She is using the  Britains Next Bestseller platform to launch her book. By supporting the book there are a number of great benefits so go and take a look.