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The Book in Hand is a SFF Book Review Blog but also you can find Book Recaps, TBR related posts and other feature posts like Sundays Seven!

  • BOOK REVIEW | THE SHADOW OF THE GODS BY JOHN GWYNNE
    Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening Hi Im Dan, contributor to The Book in Hand Blog and today I will be sharing my review of The Shadow of the Gods by John Gywnne!! BOOK SYNOPSIS: Add It To Your Goodreads! Set in a brand-new, Norse-inspired world, and packed with myth, magic and bloody vengeance, The … Read More
  • AUTHOR INTERVIEW | ADRIAN TCHAIKOVSKY
    Hello All! Now that I have let you have a little breather between me posting my review of Adrian’s ‘Shards of Earth’ I will share with you my first ever interview! No, I am joking! I had such fun with this little project. It was great fun researching Adrian and finding unasked questions! ABOUT THE … Read More
  • BOOK REVIEW | SHARD OF EARTH BY ADRIAN TCHAIKOVSKY
    Hello Bookish Folk! Today I am reviewing Adrian Tchaikovsky’s newest book ‘Shards of Earth’ as a part of TheWriteReads Book Tour! A few facts about this book: Title: Shards of Earth Author: Adrian Tchaikovsky Series: The Final Architects (Book One) Pages: 560 Synopsis: Add It To Your Goodreads! Review: Here are a few things you can expect … Read More
  • COVER REVEAL | THE STONE GOD BY ERIN KELLISON
    A massive thank you to the amazing Storytellers On Tour for arranging this cover reveal. Hello Bookish Folks! I’m Sam from The Book in Hand! It genuinely feels like a really long time since I have said hello, that I felt like I needed to introduce myself again! I have had some huge changes in … Read More
  • BOOK REVIEW | THE COUNCILLOR BY E. J. BEATON
    Good morning, good afternoon, good evening Hi I’m Dan and I’m going to share with you my review of E. J. Beaton’s The Council. BOOK SYNOPSIS: Add It To Your Goodreads! ORDER HERE: Kindle | Hardback | Audiobook Page count: 448 Publisher: DAW DAN’S REVIEW: This is E J Beaton’s debut novel and is described as a … Read More
  • BOOK REVIEW | THE NAME OF THE WIND BY PATRICK ROTHFUSS
    Hello Bookish Folk! Today I am going to attempt review the book that is The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. A few facts about this book: Title: The Name of the Wind Author: Patrick Rothfuss Illustrated By: Daniel Dos Santos Series: The Kingkiller Chronicle (Book One) Pages: 752 Synopsis: Add It To Your Goodreads! ORDER … Read More
  • KEEP IT OR CUT IT | WEEK TWELVE
    Hello and welcome back to Keep It or Cut It! I have missed a few of these lately, I have been so busy, work is making the most of the fact we are on furlough and I have so much training to get done by the weekend. I still have so many modules to get … Read More
  • BOOK REVIEW | THE SHADOW OF THE GODS BY JOHN GWYNNE
    Hello Bookish Beings! Today I am finally going to review John Gwynne’s newest book The Shadow of the Gods. I would like to thank Orbit for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, receiving this by no means influences my review but if you don’t know already I am … Read More
  • SUNDAYS SEVEN | 7 SFF AUDIOBOOKS UNDER 12 HOURS…
    ***Please note this page contains affiliate links and at no extra charge to you I can earn a small fee on any qualifying purchases. Any and all money earned through these goes straight back into the blog*** Happy Sunday Bookish Folk! Sam here, and I am going to talk to you today about AUDIOBOOKS… I … Read More
  • BOOK REVIEW | PHOENIX EXTRAVAGANT BY YOON HA LEE
    Hello Bookish Beings… Today I am going to be reviewing Phoenix Extravagant. I would like to thank the publisher and NetGalley for approving my request of this book in exchange for an honest review. A few facts about this book: Title: Phoenix Extravagant Author: Yoon Ha Lee Series: Standalone Published by Solaris Pages: 346 Synopsis: Add It … Read More

“She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live..”

Annie Dillard

ALL THE BOOKS I HAVE BEEN MEANING TO READ…

Ahhh the TBR, a hopeful list that begins off small, but as the years fly by that once small list grows and grows and grows. Until one day it is no longer a little hopeful list but an unruly beast flooded with all the glories of the book world…

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

C.S. Lewis