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The Fire Sermon is set 400 years in the future, after the Earth has been scorched by a nuclear explosion, and the radiation fallout has ended. The destruction has left everyone being born with a twin.

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This is a thoroughly enjoyable fantasy set in a post-apocalyptic universe where the books of J.K. Rowling exist but otherwise we appear to be in "Game of Thrones" territory. In the Tearling land, queens come of age at 19 and the monarch is always a queen.

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Writers of science fiction don't seem a very optimistic bunch and Jon Wallace is no exception. Post-apocalyptic Britain - "the last hope for the world" - is split between real people who live mostly in the countryside and artificial people who have barricaded themselves in the cities.

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The off-kilter elements of this book begin on the back cover: “I’m a liar and a cheat and a coward, but I will never, ever let a friend down.

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In a world of gods, ice folk and dwarves, Joanne Harris chooses as her hero the trickster god Loki, bent upon making mischief throughout the Nine Worlds of Norse mythology.

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In Laure Eve's Fearsome Dreamer, enter a terrifying revision of the world where dreams and reality blur and danger lurks everywhere.

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Carlos Ruiz Zafón's Marina is set in 1980s Barcelona, where 15-year-old Oscar Drai befriends Marina and her father, Germàn Blau, after a chance encounter.

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