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    End Man, by Alex Austin

    End Man, by Alex Austin Hey guys, welcome back to Bookish Beyond. How have you been? Today, I’m excited to be reviewing End Man, by Alex Austin. So, if you’ve got your favourite drink to hand and are all settled in, let’s begin. About The story is set in the 2030s, in Los Angeles, USA. Here, the protagonist, Raphael works for the Norval Department of Marketing Necrology (NDMN) as a Necrologist, otherwise known as an ‘End man.’ The company’s job is to capture the remnants…

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    Our Lady of the Artilects (Spotlight Post)

    Introducing: Our Lady of the Artilects Hey guys, Welcome back to Bookish Beyond. Are you enjoying the Autumn season so far? Today, we’re doing a spotlight post for an exciting, cross-genre book titled Our Lady of the Artilects, by Andrew Gillsmith. So, as always, if you’re sitting comfortably and you’ve got your favourite drink to hand, let’s dive in. About the Story Our Lady of the Artilects is a relatively new novel by science fiction writer, Andrew Gillsmith, and dives deep into questions of consciousness,…

  • Unfettered Journey

    Unfettered Journey, by Gary. F. Bengier

    Hey guys, I hope you’re having a wonderful week so far. This week sees me in a great mood as lockdown is almost over in England and I can’t wait to see my loved ones again. But, I digress. Back to book talk. If you’re looking for a new read that explores what it is that makes us human and our search for freedom, then look no further, for today I will be reviewing Unfettered Journey, by Gary. F. Bengier. About Joe, an applied mathematician…

  • The Braille Killer, Daniel Kuhnley, book review

    The Braille Killer

    Hi guys, I hope you’re having a fantastic Friday so far. If you love a good Thriller, you may like today’s featured book, The Braille Killer, by Daniel Kuhnley. About For years, a deranged killer has been stalking detective Alice Bergman, claiming that his victim’s blood is on her hands. It is up to Alice to unravel the clues he sends her, and to accept that her past has a part to play in his sick schemes. Characters Alice is a well-motivated detective, with a…

  • A World on the Island's Edge

    A World on the Island’s Edge

    Hi everyone, I hope you’re all doing well. Today, I’m reviewing A World on the Island’s Edge, by Matthew Rudd Reynolds. About Andi and Artie are twins. Sadly, their grandmother is developing dementia and the threat of the two siblings being separated seems right around the corner. Set in Grey Cove, Andi is desperate to find a solution to her family’s problems when she has an unusual vision to save a golden dolphin calf. With the dolphin’s mother dead, Andi must protect him at all…

  • Kludged: singularity, Tony. L. Joy

    Kludged: Singularity

    Hi guys, how have you all been keeping lately? Today, I’d like to share with you my review for Kludged: Singularity, by Tony. L. Joy, a technology novel following the accidental creation of a sentient AI system.   About Alan Cormac cannot stand his job any longer. When he receives an unexpected promotion, he has mixed feelings. Who are the Transient Intellect Company and what can he get out of this new position? Maybe some new data for his pet AI project to feed on?…

  • After the Sky, Milo Fowler

    After the Sky

    Hi guys, I hope you’re all well and that you’re keeping safe during this difficult time. Today, I’d like to share my review of After the Sky, a post-apocalyptic novel by Milo Fowler.   About Earth has been reduced to a desolate wasteland following a nuclear war. The only survivors are those chosen to be sealed in bunkers below ground for the past twenty years. Now, as these survivors brave the outside world once again, they will encounter many challenging obstacles. They must work together…

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    Death Warden

    Morning guys, how are you? It’s been a busy week here in Eastern England and I’m ready to delve into another review. Today, I’m looking at Epic Fantasy novel Death Warden, by C. J. Shilling. Intro Death Warden, by C. J. Shilling is an Epic Fantasy novel, which was published in November, 2019. The story follows Reen, a young woman who is desperate to have a normal life after becoming a Death Warden at a young age. Sick of her dark duties which have her…

  • State of Resistance, David Korson

    State of Resistance, by David Korson

    Happy belated New Year. I hope you had a wonderful holiday season, with lots of great food and company. Today, I’m happy to finally be reviewing the final installment in The State of Refuge Trilogy, by author David Korson. About State of Resistance is the long-awaited finale of the State of Refuge trilogy by David Korson. The story follows our beloved cast of characters from books one and two as they seek out a cure for the infamous alpha dust. As always, things never go…

  • Anybody want to play war

    Anybody Want to Play War

    Hi guys, happy belated Christmas. I hope you’re all enjoying the festive season. Today, I’ll be discussing the short literary tale, Anybody Want to Play War, by Tommy. B. Smith. So, if you’re all settled, with your favourite drink by your side, let’s dive in. Summary In 1980, young Bryce Gallo is mauled by a rogue dog, leaving a nasty scar on his face. When he gets suspended from school for three days, Bryce decides to run away, finding himself a job in the process,…