All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven – Review

Suicide. Not a term taken lightly by anyone. With so many reasons behind why someone would want to end their own lives, it becomes an impossible mission to stop or save everyone. There are no true survivors of suicide, live or die, nobody is the same once they experience it. The two perspectives can be …

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The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway – Review

I made a gamble when I picked up this book. I found it, signed, hardback and dustcover-less, in a local charity shop. Drawn to the cover and the first line, I traded two of my pounds for the chance to find out if my first impressions were of any accuracy. Ninety pages in and I …

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Jane Austin and Set Grahame-Smith

In the classic case of "what the film got wrong" falls the fantastically written "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" In the film supporting the same name, there is included some half-baked conspiracy and extra storyline that was in no way necessary, other than to attempt to draw in anyone who had not read the book. …

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In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang – Review

Admittedly, when I started to read 'In Real Life', I was unaware that there is a stigma around female gamers choosing to play male characters over one that matches their sex. Having matured my own gaming side with the likes of Laura Croft, Jill Valentine and Chen-Li, I always automatically selected female avatars and characters. …

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