Posted on April 2, 2020 2 Comments
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett is a hefty tome about the building of a cathedral in the fictional town of Kingsbridge in 12th century England. It’s full of lovable and deplorable characters, political intrigue, technical details about medieval construction and just a little bit more sex and sexual violence than was necessary.
Posted on March 29, 2020 Leave a Comment
Beyond by Georgia Springate is sensitively written, drives the protagonist towards a reasonably satisfying resolution and takes the audience on a coming-of-age odyssey of the full tapestry of teenage life. A strong debut from a promising new author.
Posted on March 15, 2020 Leave a Comment
I consider Nancet Marques, author of Chino & the Boy Scouts, to be a personal friend… so I do hope you’ll bear with me as I share some of my thoughts and impressions on this debut novel.
Posted on March 1, 2020 5 Comments
It’s that time again where I step aside to share the limelight with some of my fellow fiction bloggers from across the internet. This time, the posts I’ve listed here share a unifying theme: they are all excellent book reviews.
Posted on February 20, 2020 Leave a Comment
Let me introduce you to Notebloc for Android and iPhone. This handy little app not only uses your smartphone’s camera to capture images, but it also automatically adjusts the colour and angle of your image(s) before easily exporting them as jpg or pdf files, making adding your handwritten notes to Scrivener a breeze.
Posted on January 26, 2020 Leave a Comment
A very encouraging beginning to a show which I was anticipating with both hope and fear… It was the best offering I’ve seen from the Star Trek franchise in a long, long time.
Posted on January 5, 2020 1 Comment
After a whopping ten years of blissful happiness, my trusty old third generation Kindle Keyboard was finally starting to show its age and so I decided it was time for an upgrade.
Posted on December 29, 2019 Leave a Comment
Imagine a world where Angels and Demons are not just spiritual beings but physical beings… what kind of world would that be? Debut author H.L. Walsh answers his own question in his new book, From Men and Angels…
My rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟
Posted on December 27, 2019 Leave a Comment
Jodie Whittaker’s first series as the titular character in the BBC’s Doctor Who is finally over. Actually it was over almost two weeks ago but I had to do 6 Six Word Stories for the 6th last Sunday so you’re getting the review this Sunday instead. Lap it up.
Posted on December 8, 2019 Leave a Comment
I’ve selected a random assortment of TV programs and reviewed them all in just a few short sentences.