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Book Review: At the End of the Day

At the End of the Day by Claire North.  Charlie has a new job. He gets to travel, and he meets interesting people, some of whom are actually pleased to see him. It's good to have a friendly face, you see. At the end. But the end of all things is coming. Charlie's boss and his three associates are riding out, and it's Charlie's job to go before. Sometimes he is sent as a courtesy, sometimes as a warning. He never knows which.   So Claire North or better known as Catherine Webb, has released some amazing books over the last couple of years. Sort of like a revolution. I got to know her by her Matthew Swift series. Her first book by Claire North that started the revolution was Harry August. Simply brilliant. Then there was Touch again she touched some great topics in this one. And now The End of the Day . Stunning again.  Lets start, meet Charlie. Charlie just got a new job serving none other then Death himself. Yes Charlie is working as the Harbinger of Death. His jo

Book Review: The Boy on the Bridge.

The Boy on the Bridge by M.R. Carey, The Girl with all the Gifts #2.  Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy. The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world. To where the monsters lived. You should know M.R. Carey by now from his stellar The Girl with all the Gifts  from back in 2014, which is by the by translated into a major movie production. If not I urge you to start reading his books. The Boy on the Bridge is the second book in the universe of The Girl with all the Gift, so there was a whole lot to live up to...  The Breakdown has ravaged the lands of Britain leaving it empty of human life and full of the hungries. Hungries in case you missed it from the first are the interpretation of zombies in this series. Its not due to a virus outbreak or such but by a much more interesting pathogen, but there has to be a cure somewhere. And there you are thrown in the story following the expedi