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Tag Archive: book

Book Review: ‘Plague Nation’ by Dana Fredsti

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Now here’s a book review that is long over due (thanks in no part to Australia Post whose delivery times seem to be decided by a dice roll). One of the reasons why… Continue reading

Harry Potter Spin-Offs We Want to See

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One of the great things about being a geek is the fact that the various franchises we love often take place in deep immersive universes, which serve as a treasure trove of stories.… Continue reading

Book Review – ‘Blackbirds’ by Chuck Wendig

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It’s an awesome jacket. Seriously, just look at that Right, Firstly this one is kind of embarrassing for me. I’ve been running this blog for about twelve months now and this is the… Continue reading

The Top 5 Reasons Why Joffrey is a Complete Bastard

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If you’re new to the world of Westeros you’ll quickly learn that in the vast parade of characters there are many that you’ll love and some that you’ll love to hate.  Amongst the… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Aylseford Skull’

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Author: James P. Blaylock Publisher: Titan Plot: In steampunk England of 1883 the brilliant and eccentric scientist Professor Langdon St. Ives is heading to his country home for a break from solving mysteries.… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Above Suspicion’

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Author: Helen MacInnes Publisher: Titan Plot: Richard and Frances Myles lead a simple life at Oxford, with a annual trip to Europe to visit the mountains. This plan takes an interesting turn when… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Anno Dracula: Dracula Cha Cha Cha’

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Author: Kim Newman Publisher: Titan Books Synopsis: In an alternate history that has been reshaped by the survival and political mechanization of Count Dracula, the powerful and famous faces of vampire society descend… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Sherlock Holmes vs Dracula’

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Author: Loren D. Estleman Publisher: Titan Books Plot: Pretty much you get in the title – the world’s most famous detective faces off against the world’s most famous monster. Review: There’s practically a… Continue reading

‘World War Z’ Trailer: Is It Like the Book?

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If a 2 minute and 27 second trailer is any indication then Marc Foster’s version of World War Z will be almost nothing like the Max Brooks novel that the film is based… Continue reading

Book (?) Review: ‘The Lands of Ice and Fire’

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Author: George R.R. Martin and Jonathon Roberts Publisher: HarperCollins Voyage So there’s this book series – you may have heard of it – called ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ that has reached… Continue reading