Putting it roughly this is an updated version of Sherlock Holmes transplanted into an LA setting, switching ethnicity and making it much more youthful. And it really works. IQ (Isaiah […]

IQ by Joe Ide

This may feel like a short novella but I found that it was fantastically well written from start to finish. The sparse, efficient use of language is so different from […]

You Were Never Really Here by Jonathan Ames

I’m going to have a go but I’m sure that I am in no way going to do this book justice in this review! Best thing to do is to […]

The Power by Naomi Alderman

The trailer for the forthcoming Annihilation film, written and directed by the superb Alex Garland (Ex Machina (his amazing debut as director), 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Never Let Me Go […]

Annihilation by Jeff Vendermeer

Ready Player One is a book about the trials of a young man as he tries to solve a puzzle in an attempt to win a ludicrous amount of money, […]

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

So my reading habits are sporadic at best. I tend to go through phases of wanting to read as much as I can and then forgetting about books entirely for […]

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Star Wars: Catalyst is my first dip into the Star Wars extended universe of stories, prompted by the cinematic expansion of the canon. If they are going to expand on the […]

Star Wars Catalyst

Undermajordomo Minor is about a boy called Lucien (Lucy) Minor who is friendless and loveless in his home town. He decides to take employment in a remote castle assisting the […]

Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick DeWitt

In my attempt to learn more about film and the studies therein I decided to give this book a go, with the main idea being that I would understand a […]

Filmish by Edward Ross

When I heard about the movie being made of I Am Legend by Richard Matheson (1954) I was full of hope that here would be a faithful adaptation of this […]

The travesty of I Am Legend