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They’ve also begun reviewing audibooks!
Apparently there is high praise to the author of this sequel for not focusing as much on the romance aspect as the dark fantasy and adventure aspect of the novel. However, if you want background on the original book in the series, it is Mageborn… As the Reading Chemist puts it: This book didn’t hold back. There was blood, darkness, evil, and magic that comes at the most terrible price. While I felt like book one was time, Jessica Thorne spat in my face with book two. I was at the edge of my seat and holding my breath, not sure what was going to happen next.
Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther–inspired Nigeria. According to The Reading Chenist:War Girls has a futuristic setting with the inspiration for the plot is being pulled from the savage civil war that was waged in Nigeria during the 1960s. That being said, you don’t need to be well versed or even have prior knowledge of this war to appreciate this beautifully spun tale by Onyebuchi.
Bob, a spiritual hippie, meets the witty nerd Alice, who day-dreams about quantum physics all day long. This chance meeting starts them on a mind-blowing journey into the nature of reality that will change their lives forever. Written by quantum physicists and beautifully illustrated, Quantum Physics for Hippies takes the bizarre world of quantum physics and makes it understandable for everyone, hippies and nerds alike.