Ginormous Holiday Book Haul!!

This year, the holidays and the month of December have been extremely fortuitous with book giving (technically receiving) for me! I knew of a handful of things that I might receive as presents, and I knew that I was going to splurge on manga for myself. But never ever, ever did I expect to end…

Deck Z: The Titanic – A Book Review

“Where men are the most sure and arrogant, they are commonly the most mistaken, and have there given reins to passion, without that proper deliberation and suspense, which can alone secure them from the grossest absurdities. -David Hume An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals I have always been extremely fascinated by the Titanic. It…

Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

I am slightly lost in space and time right now and I need to get home in order to make sure my children have milk for their breakfast. The milk. It’s all gone. But there is cereal and tea to be had. Things that cannot be had without the milk. So, the father steps out…

3 Laos Books for the Family

 I was sitting around drinking tea and chatting with some mates last week, delightful discussion on the importance of diversity in literature, when I realized that I needed to take my own advice. I’m a very passionate reader and admirer of Asian literature, but so far, I’ve only ever focused on Japan, China, and India.…

Top 6 Most Disappointing Books of 2016!

I was doing some blog hopping today and I’ve noticed that plenty o’ folks are putting out lists of their favourite books read in 2016. This is bad for two reason: the first is that my TBR, which I have been demolishing quite a bit, has now risen past its original peak. The second is…

Pretty Little Liars: A Pretty Little Book Review

The first time that I read through this book, I had just finished one of the season finales (could have been a mid-season finale) for the show and I was DESPERATE for more PLL craziness. (view spoiler) That cliff-hanger was fucked up, man, especially given my fondness of the character. But I really loved it…