Book review: Mockingbird 

: Is there a future for humanity? A future where we can continue to be the way we are? Walter Tevis’ Mockingbird, a pathbreaking novel in the science fiction genre, explores this thought through a poignant tale of man, woman and machine. Walter Tevis | Science Fiction | Published 1980 What does it mean to be human? Is it the small…

If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller | Book Review | From The Corner Table

Book Review: If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller

If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver was released in 1979; it is written in postmodernist narrative and takes readers through a whole spectrum of sensations as they read the 10 stories woven together in this masterpiece. Highly recommended! Italo Calvino | Italian publication 1979 | English transl. 1981 | Postmodernist novel Not…

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Book review: Archangel’s Light (Guild Hunter #14)

Guild Hunter Series | Author Nalini Singh | Published 2021 | Genre: Paranormal Fantasy, Urban Thriller, M/M Romance “It’s not weird. It’s us.” It was that simple. This was their story and they’d be the ones to write it, the ones to decide which turns to take. The first M/M romance in Nalini Singh‘s immensely popular Guild Hunter series has…

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Book review: Archangel’s Sun (Guild Hunter #13)

Guild Hunter Series | Author Nalini Singh | Published 2020 | Genre: Paranormal Fantasy, Urban Thriller, Romance Reclaim & Shine. If asked for two words to describe the 13th novel in one of the best urban fantasy series I’ve read, these are the words I’d use. Archangel’s Sun picks up after the previous novel Archangel’s War (click here to read…

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Book review: Archangel’s Blade (Guild Hunter #4)

Guild Hunter Series #4 | Author Nalini Singh | 2011 | Paranormal Fantasy, Urban, Thriller, Romance Note: Trigger warning for sexual abuse, violence A 1000-year-old ruthless, broody vampire meets brutalized vampire hunter with an ‘old soul’. And quite obviously, the two fall in love because that IS, after all, the purpose of this novel. But not without some Bollywood-ish drama…

Review of Angel's Blood by Nalini Singh | From The Corner Table

Book Review: Angel’s Blood (Guild Hunter #1)

Guild Hunter Series #1 | Author Nalini Singh | 2009 | Paranormal Fantasy, Urban, Thriller, Romance A smashing opening to a vividly written urban, paranormal fantasy series, one of my favourites in recent times. And I don’t say this lightly – I’ve read Angels’ Blood not less than four times, and I’d go back for a fifth read. Set in…

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous | Book Review | From The Corner Table (blog)

Book review: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong | 2019 | Semi-autobiographical, literary fiction Once in a while, a book comes along that reminds you why you read. A book that makes the world realise why books must be written, why authors must be celebrated and what beauty the written word holds. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is not a book. It’s a celebration of language,…

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