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Tokyo Ghost Volume 1: The Atomic Garden by Rick Remender – A Comic Review

Tokyo Ghost Volume 1: The Atomic Garden is a post-apocalyptic, cyberpunk, science-fiction comic book series written by Rick Remender (Black Science, Low) and illustrated by Sean Gordon Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus). It follows the exploits of two constables that are charged with helping a local gang leader maintain his monopoly on providing a digital fix…… Continue reading Tokyo Ghost Volume 1: The Atomic Garden by Rick Remender – A Comic Review

Action Adventure · Not-Recommended · Reviews

Black Order (Sigma Force #3) by James Rollins – A Book Review

The third instalment of the scientific-military action/adventure series, Sigma Force, called Black Order written by James Rollins, was so disappointing. This was not a re-read for me, unlike the first two books. Please note that this review will be, as always, spoiler-free. In book number three, our group returns to investigate a mysterious plague-like disease…… Continue reading Black Order (Sigma Force #3) by James Rollins – A Book Review

Diverse Books · Japanese · Not-Recommended · Reviews · Science-Fiction

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Yasutaka Tsutsui – A Book Review

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Yasutaka Tsutsui is a small collection of two novellas, the first of the same name and the second, The Stuff That Nightmares Are Made of. I read this with my Japanese Novel and Light Novel Book Club over on GoodReads as our monthly book pick! For my review…… Continue reading The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Yasutaka Tsutsui – A Book Review

Books · Not-Recommended

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…… Continue reading Top 6 Most Disappointing Books of 2016!

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Not-Recommended · Reviews · World Lit

The Kouga Ninja Scrolls: Painfully Disappointing

This book had a lot of potential to be one badass piece of literature. I’m not sure if it was the translation that made this such an atrocious reading experience, or if it was originally written to be this appalling. But whatever the case, as it stands, I do not recommend the English translated version…… Continue reading The Kouga Ninja Scrolls: Painfully Disappointing