Posts Tagged: Rebel of the Sands

The Books I Took Across the Tasman Sea

The Books I Took Across the Tasman Sea

April 17, 2018 Discussion 16

As you might know, I recently moved to New Zealand. Because I flew, I was very limited in what I could take with me. Even when buying an extra suitcase for the flight, there’s only so much you can include with the weight limit. And books can be heavy! Still, I somehow managed to bringĀ 18 physical books to New Zealand […]

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5 Things About Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

5 Things About Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

June 28, 2016 Review 34 ★★★★½

Western feel with interesting mythology This world is brilliant. The writing itself is reminiscent of westerns, which I’ve come to love after books like VENGEANCE ROAD and WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER. And then the mythology is Persian I think (I’m not too sure if this is the right culture. I could be way off), with Djinn and some super […]

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Review: Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

Review: Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

April 10, 2016 Review 26 ★★★★

‘You are this country, Amani.’ He spoke more quietly now. ‘More alive than anything ought to be in this place. All fire and gunpowder, with one finger always on the trigger.” The hype for this book was strong. So strong I couldn’t resist ordering it online with rush shipping even though I didn’t read it right away. I never said […]

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