Books · Movies · Recommendations · Science-Fiction

Film & TV Novelization Recommendations

Film and television novelizations are some of my favourites kinds of books to read, more so because I’m quite an avid enthusiast of those mediums. Now, occasionally they can be terribly coloured with poor writing and cheesy representations (The Mummy Returns definitely comes to mind here). Yet, in addition to the bad, there is a…… Continue reading Film & TV Novelization Recommendations

Comics · Recommendations · Reviews

Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan & Niko Henrichon – A Comic Review

Pride of Baghdad is a stand-alone graphic novel written by Brian K. Vaughan (Ex-Machina, Saga) with artwork from Niko Henrichon (Noah). The story follows a pride of starving lions that escaped captivity from the Baghdad Zoo in 2003 during the American bombing of Iraq. This comic has been sitting on my shelf for over a…… Continue reading Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan & Niko Henrichon – A Comic Review

Anime · Books · Diverse Books · Fantasy · Japanese · Light Novel · Recommendations · Reviews · Romance · Science-Fiction

your name. by Makoto Shinkai – A Book Review

your name., written by esteemed film director Makoto Shinkai, is the novelization of the Japanese anime film by the same title. It tells a story about a boy and a girl who reside in two completely different parts of Japan. The young boy, Taki, is from the thriving and bustling city of Tokyo, whereas Mitsuha,…… Continue reading your name. by Makoto Shinkai – A Book Review

Books · Comics · Crime Fiction · Recommendations · Reviews

Chew Volume 1: Taster’s Choice by John Layman & Rob Guillory – A Comic Review

Chew Volume 1: Taster’s Choice is the first instalment in a crime fiction, comic series that is written by John Layman with artwork by Rob Guillory. It follows an Asian protagonist by the name of Tony Chu who is a detective that has as a secret ability: he is cibopathic. What that means is that…… Continue reading Chew Volume 1: Taster’s Choice by John Layman & Rob Guillory – A Comic Review

Books · Diverse Books · Fantasy · Queer Reads · Reviews · Young Adult

Ash by Malinda Lo – A Book Review

Ash by Malinda Lo is a young adult fantasy novel that is a re-telling of the Cinderella fairy tale. It follows a young girl named Ash. When her father passes away, she’s left in the care of her new stepmother, who is very cruel to her. Consumed with in a shroud of grief and loneliness,…… Continue reading Ash by Malinda Lo – A Book Review

Books · Horror · Middle-Grade · Reviews

Goosebumps Volumes #1-#10 – Mini-Reviews by R.L. Stine

Goosebumps is a middle-grade horror series that originally beganΒ  serialising in 1992. These were some of my favourite books as a child and had a profound effect on me as a reader. I began to enjoy reading and began to love books because of this series. Half-way through last year, I began to collect the…… Continue reading Goosebumps Volumes #1-#10 – Mini-Reviews by R.L. Stine