Category Archives: Book Reviews

REVIEW: My Summer Reads

So I recently spent a week abroad. I don’t do so good on sun holidays because I burn easily enough in Ireland and I like doing stuff instead of lying down, which I do quite frequently at home for free. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘Once More With Footnotes’ by Terry Pratchett

I don’t normally read short story collections. I read plenty of short stories but it’s only recently, since foraying into short story writing territory myself, that I find myself reading collections from cover to cover. I used to discriminate, read the shorter … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Fatigue

So Season 2 is drawing to a close. What have we learned? Peter Dinklage is awesome (not that we needed to be reminded), this season is much less anchored without Sean Bean, and boobies solve everything. Awhile ago I wrote … Continue reading

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Kindle

Well the stars have aligned, Mars has come into cojunction with Venus and I am suddenly and unexpectedly in possession of some money. I won a quiz about Bioshock Infinite on the Escapist Magazine, the prize was $100 dollar gift … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Attila: The Gathering of the Storm by William Napier

Attila: The Gathering of the Storm by Wiliam Napier 2 out of 5 So this is marginally better than the first in the series. It deals with Attila’s return from exile and his gathering of the various Hun tribes to … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Smoke and Mirrors' by Neil Gaiman

      Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman        8 out of 10         My friends have been trying to get me into Neil Gaiman for a while. Good Omens, which he co-authored with … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Ship of Rome' by John Stack

Ship of Rome: Masters of the Sea 1 by John Stack 7 out of 10 I first read about Stack when an account of him writing this series about the Punic wars and getting a Harper Collins three book deal was … Continue reading

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