Tag Archive: book

Book Review: ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’

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Author: Robert Galbraith (better known as J.K. Rowling) Plot: In the months following the apparent suicide of world renown supermodel Lula Landry her adopted brother hires private detective Cormoran Strike to prove that it was actually… Continue reading

Book Review: “The Bling Ring”

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Author: Nancy Jo Sales Plot: The true journalistic account of how a group of celebrity obsessed teenagers staged a series of burglaries targeting the homes of Pairs Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and other trendy celebrities. Review: The… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Encounters of Sherlock Holmes’

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Author: Various Publisher: Titan Plot: A collection of short stories by different authors exploring the trails and tribulations of Sherlock Holmes. Review: Reviewing a book like this is a complete pain in the arse.… Continue reading

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