Book Tag: Hamilton

So I decided it would be fun to try and create my own Book Tag! Please feel free to let me know what you think, and if you decide to do it, all I ask is that you just mention I created it and let me know about it! I’d love to read responses fromContinue reading “Book Tag: Hamilton”

Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus, Vol 2

Publisher: Titan ComicsRelease Date: November 24th, 2015Genre: Sci-Fi/Media Tie-In Rating: 4/5 Stars Other Doctor Who Reviews: Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus Vol. 1 / Doctor Who – The Tenth Doctor Adventures, Volume 1 / Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Iron Legion I think I much preferred this to volume 1. Volume 1Continue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus, Vol 2”

BBNYA Spotlight Tour: Behind Blue Eyes – Anna Mocikat

Independently PublishedLength: 533 PagesDate Published: 20th May, 2020 Blurb They are the perfect hybrid between human and machine. They are the next step in the evolution of mankind. And when they come after you, nothing in the world will save you… Welcome to the year 2095.Society has overcome everything that made human life miserable. ItContinue reading “BBNYA Spotlight Tour: Behind Blue Eyes – Anna Mocikat”

Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Iron Legion

Publisher: Panini UKRelease Date: January 22nd 2013Genre: Sci-Fi/Media Tie-In Rating: 4/5 Stars Other Doctor Who Reviews: Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus Vol. 1 / Doctor Who – The Tenth Doctor Adventures, Volume 1  I don’t know what it is about this particular collection of Doctor Who comics compared to the previousContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Iron Legion”

Video Games: BioShock

I had a lot of fun writing about Hades, I thought I’d talk about another video game I absolutely love. This isn’t even the first time I’ve talked about BioShock on the blog – my Would you kindly… goes into the game in more detail, with spoilers, but relates it to writing and what writersContinue reading “Video Games: BioShock”

Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus Vol. 1

Publisher: Titan ComicsFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: September 30th, 2015 Rating: 4/5 Stars Every so often, what feels like an extremely long time ago now, I’d pick up the Doctor Who magazine and read about the series, the cast, old episodes I’d never seen. But my favourite part of the magazine was always the comic in theContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus Vol. 1”

Book Review: From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back

Publisher: Cornerstone DigitalFormat: MOBIRelease Date: November 12th, 2020 Rating: 3/5 Stars Thank you to Cornerstone for providing me with this ebook via NetGalley. Views remain my own, of course! Some of the stories in this anthology are absolutely excellent. Some…really fall flat. It’s a shame. The first few were good enough I immediately got aContinue reading “Book Review: From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back”

Things to Do Before the End of the World – Emily Barr [WriteReads Blog Tour]

Blurb A timely and powerful coming-of-age thriller from the bestselling author of The One Memory of Flora Banks. *** What would you do when you hear the news that humans have done such damage to the earth that there might only be a limited amount of safe air left – a year’s worth at most?You’dContinue reading “Things to Do Before the End of the World – Emily Barr [WriteReads Blog Tour]”

Fid’s Crusade – David H. Reiss [BBNYA Blog Tour]

Yet another BBNYA finalist, and my favourite of the three I read. Fid’s Crusade is powerful, charged, and emotional, with a really intriguing take on the superhero mythos. It takes a similar view to The Boys (graphic novel and TV show) when it comes to so-called heroes, but it’s handled in such a different way,Continue reading “Fid’s Crusade – David H. Reiss [BBNYA Blog Tour]”

The Umbrella Academy, Volume 1: The Apocalypse Suite

Genre: Sci-FiRelease Date: October 17th, 2007Publisher: Dark Horse ComicsRating: 5/5 Stars This seems to happen whenever I talk about graphic novels that have now been adapted. If you have not yet read this yet, don’t expect much in these pages to resemble the TV show. Things like the character names are sometimes the same, butContinue reading “The Umbrella Academy, Volume 1: The Apocalypse Suite”