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Doctor Who: The Crawling Terror by Mike Tucker – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, covers The Crawling Terror, the latest Doctor Who tie-in novel to feature Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor and Jenna Coleman’s Clara Oswald, published by BBC Books in the UK.

“A fast paced, entertaining novel that reads very much like an episode of the series. It’s always fun, blending some wacky conspiracies with interesting enemies to keep the momentum high throughout the novel.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

 

The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, looks at Tom Perrotta’s The Leftovers, the bestselling novel that was adapted into a critically acclaimed HBO series by Damon Lindeloff (with Perrotta’s aid), starring the likes of Justin Theroux and Christopher Eccleston. This book was published by Fourth Estate.

“An excellent, character driven novel that looks at life after the Rapture very well with some creepy and unnerving elements that allows for a very powerful read. If you’re a fan of the TV show but are yet to read the book, then you can’t go far wrong with this novel – however, be warned – much like the show itself, it’s not for everyone.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Fourth Gwenevere by John James – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” reviews John James’ The Fourth Gwenevere, a novel dealing with the topic of the Arthurian Legend, and published by the awesome Jo Fletcher Books.

“An original, witty and compelling take on Arthurian Legend that you won’t have seen before. Whilst a little slow to start, John James’ The Fourth Gwenevere is a must for fans of similiar stories and comes recommended.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Daredevil #8 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the eighth issue of the recently rebooted Daredevil series from Marvel Comics.

“A mysterious and creepy villain combined with Matt Murdock chilling out with his girlfriend for a day trip, how could this not be great?” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Marvel’s Best Title on shelves right now. Go and buy it ASAP – this is a good jumping on point for newcomers to the series, and trust me – you won’t regret it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Young World by Chris Weitz – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, shares his thoughts on the latest dystopian young adult novel to hit shelves, The Young World a trilogy opener and a debut novel of film director Chris Weitz, published by Little Brown Books For Young Readers. 

“A blockbuster movie waiting to happen. Whilst it has potential and plenty of cool scenes as well as an intriguing ending twist, don’t expect this to blow you out of the water. However, despite the fact that it may have plenty of problems, you will probably be able to get at least some enjoyment out of it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Skyscraper Throne: Our Lady of The Streets by Tom Pollock – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Bane of Kings looks at the concluding act in the epic young adult trilogy The Skyscraper’s Throne, published by Jo Fletcher Books. Our Lady of the Streets is written by Tom Pollock.

“An excellent finale of epic proportions, Our Lady of the Streets is one of the strongest books of the year. Imaginative, original and compelling, Tom Pollock crafts an awesome finale that is not to be missed by fans of the series.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Girl With All The Gifts by MR Carey – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, turns his attention to The Girl With All The Gifts, by MR Carey, one of the best novels of 2014, a zombie horror book published by Orbit. MR Carey is the penname of popular comics author Mike Carey, responsible for The Unwritten and many other series.

“Hands down, the best book of the year so far. Unputdownable, engrossing and imaginative, I can’t recommend this enough. You’ll love it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

Koko Takes A Holiday by Kieran Shea – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Bane of Kings reviews Koko Takes A Holiday by Kieran Shea, the first in a Cyberpunk series from Titan Books.

An excellent, fun cyberpunk novel with a kickass female lead character. Koko Takes A Holiday is a fast paced, awesome novel that comes highly recommended. You won’t want to pass this one by.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

 

The Top 5 Must Read Comics This NCBD! (23 July 2014)

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, looks at the Top 5 Must Read Comics released tomorrow on July 23rd – from Valiant, Image, Marvel and DC.

Paradigm #1: Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe, a dystopian Young Adult novel.

This book is proof that you shouldn’t judge things just by what they’re billed as. What could have been a cheap ripoff and cash-in attempt on the popularity of The Hunger Games and Divergent instead is something that shines, and is full of its own originality. The Dystopian Young Adult genre may be overcrowded right now – but Paradigm is something that’s worth checking out.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields