Dearly Devoted Dexter * Book 2 * Jeff Lindsay

Dearly Devoted Dexter (2005) is a crime/horror novel by Jeff Lindsay, the second in his series about sociopathic vigilante Dexter Morgan, which has been adapted into the eponymous television series. Read Book 1 Review Here: In this acclaimed follow-up to the bestselling novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter, we pick up with Dexter Morgan when he’s under considerable pressure. It’s not easy … Continue reading Dearly Devoted Dexter * Book 2 * Jeff Lindsay

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Worlds Beyond * Ian Wilson

"There is one consistent feature to stories of so-called "ghosts", it is that they almost invariably seem to have their roots in some tragedy from the past." Worlds Beyond is the title of a thirteen-part TV series which explores the world of paranormal as it has been revealed in the lives of countless "ordinary" people … Continue reading Worlds Beyond * Ian Wilson

The War of the Worlds * H.G. Wells

Every passing decade, the culture of human beings as a whole has been significantly affected by technology and science. Whether it’s something small, like the invention of automatic doors, or something enormously important, like the invention of the telegraph or the discovery of DNA, technology and science change the way we live, and how we view life, all the … Continue reading The War of the Worlds * H.G. Wells

The Witcher Book Series

So chances are that if you’re here, you’re a fan of the Witcher, but with the giant influx of popularity that occurred upon the release of the Witcher III: Wild Hunt, many new fans are unaware of the source material that inspired these fantastic games. The Witcher video games are based on a renowned fantasy … Continue reading The Witcher Book Series

Beautiful Creatures Novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl * Book Review

Do you remember The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare where a normal teenager gets mixed up with creatures like faeries and werewolves and angels? Or Ink Exchange from Melissa Marr dealing with faeries and tattoos? Or maybe the Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy? Well, there is this book about a teenage girl just turning 16, moving … Continue reading Beautiful Creatures Novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl * Book Review

The Handmaid’s tale: a story about the importance of choice for a woman and a totalitarian approach to fecundity

This essay was first published on Reading Our Way to the Revolution on May 19, 2015. It’s no secret that The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, the great Canadian novelist, took religious and right wing attempts to control women’s reproductive lives one step further and created a dystopian future. As always with good future fantasy, it … Continue reading The Handmaid’s tale: a story about the importance of choice for a woman and a totalitarian approach to fecundity

1Q84 – Book 2 * Haruki Murakami

The story of Aomame (spelled like Green Peas) and Tatsuo continues in the second book of the 1Q84 series with Aomame heading towards the great Leader's hotel room in order to kill him. The year is 1984. In a parallel world, the year is 1Q84. This is the real world, there is no doubt about … Continue reading 1Q84 – Book 2 * Haruki Murakami

1Q84 – Book 1 * Haruki Murakami

“[1Q84] gets off to a vintage Murakami start: eerie wrinkles in an otherwise ordinary Tokyo day. A woman stuck in traffic decides to get out and walk. A struggling novelist is roped into a shady writing project. But with every page, the ready edges closer to an Orwellian rabbit hole. And when the plunge comes, … Continue reading 1Q84 – Book 1 * Haruki Murakami

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series Book 1) * Stieg Larsson

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder - and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist … Continue reading The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series Book 1) * Stieg Larsson

American Gods Book Review * Neil Gailman

With the release of the American Gods TV Show, I decided to give the book a go and it is good! Very good! What do you worship? The American Gods TV Series Isn't Afraid to Go Full-On Weird, and That's What Makes It Great There aren’t many authors who have the kind of fandom that Neil Gaiman … Continue reading American Gods Book Review * Neil Gailman