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The Lunar Chronicles: Cress: 3 by Marissa Meyer
After loving Cinder and Scarlett, I was very excited for book number three. The wider story in the series (war and strife between Earth and Lunar) really gains pace in Cress, in the aftermath of the events at the end of Scarlett.

I loved the character of Cress - Lunar shell and superhacker, left on a satellite between Earth and the moon, working directly for Queen Lavinia. She was a great addition to the team around Cinder and a nice contrast to the existing female protagonists (this is definitely a series with plenty of female characters to admire, although each is quite different).

It was also nice to see a bit more of Thorne in this book, after he'd established… Read more
PINE Wood Wooden Kitchen Cabinet Pull Knob Knobs H&hellip by ogb
Product was well made, delivered quickly and as described in the feature. I've used for kids room, painting each a different colour, these have worked well.
Medusa by Tony Talbot
Medusa by Tony Talbot
We meet Lissa Two – captain of a strange ship with some interesting technical skills – in an apparently post-apocalyptic world of water. Giant ‘seasteads’ form the main areas of civilisation and Lissa uses her ship – Connie – and the particular powers she has, to salvage items for sale in the underground souks in her own seastead home. A random meeting with a man thrown from a strange flying machine; the mysterious disappearance of an apparently strong seastead and Lissa’s own questions about Connie provide the ingredients for a fast-paced, cocktail of adventure.

I really like Tony’s writing style, he has a real way with words (helpful if you’re a writer, I know!) But what I… Read more