Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton – Review

I accidentally tricked myself into buying The Rebel of the Sands. One day whilst browsing through Wattpad, I came across this story. I somehow failed to notice the fact that it said in 'excerpt' in the title and read all fourteen chapters in one afternoon. When I reached the end of what was available, I …

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Execution by NoNameIsWorkin – Review

To fully appreciate Execution, at the time that this review is being written, you have to be able to brace yourself against the whiplash that comes from the odd jump from past to present tense or first to third person, often within the same sentence. It is a little jarring to read first, simply due …

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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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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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