My rating: 5 of 5 stars A boy on a boat with a tiger hardly sounds like something that could hold your attention over 401 pages. You will find the Life of Pi filed under Literary works, although Wikipedia claims its a fantasy adventure, which I am sure many readers would contest. But the story […]Read More Book Review: Life of Pi, by Yann Martel
The Futurebooks conference is currently taking place and the census on digital content has only recently been published. As predicted by many professionals (and amateurs like me), the rise of the ebook continues, with now 9/10 people having accessed a digital book or journal. Whilst dedicated e-reading devices are the platform of choice, the proliferation […]Read More The Future of Books
What would a world without Amazon be like? Following on from a hearing on allegations of tax evasion by Amazon, Google and Starbucks, led by a committee of MPs in Britain, there have been calls for people in the UK to boycott all of the above. I’ve heard fierce debates on radio between critics, who […]Read More A World Without Amazon?
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Perfection Unleashed by Jade Kerrion My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you enjoyed watching Alphas and Heroes, or you’re into comic books, then chances are you will enjoy this.Perfection Unleashed follows the story of a group of superhumans, set in an alternate reality were mutants, clones and human derivatives are struggling to find acceptance […]Read More Book Review: Jade Kerrion’s Perfection Unleashed
Alright, so I don’t normally review films and don’t intend to make a habit out of it. Occasionally, I feel moved or inspired by a film enough to mention in a blog or even comment about it on my Facebook page. The reason why I’m doing a more full-on review for this particular movie is […]Read More Film Review: The Amazing Spiderman
If you’re thinking that I’m not really the Halloween type, then you would be right. The origins of Halloween lie in the creepy pre-Christianity past of Britain, though its also celebrated as All-Hallows Eve. But then I’m a Muslim, so it doesn’t make a difference to me one way or another (…I’m gonna find ya, […]Read More Its the Season to be Spooky, Fa La La La Argh!
Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Authonomy, Google+, Smashwords. This is a list of my current online social networks. Now most of these networks are inter-connected in some shape or form. I write a blog post and it appears on Goodreads. I put up a link on my Facebook page and its copied on to my Twitter account, […]Read More Social Network Fatigue
Department 19 by Will Hill My rating: 4 of 5 stars Department 19, a covert government agency, was set up by Van Helsing and the small group of men who survived the destruction of Dracula. A fresh spate of killings across Western Europe alerted them to the fact that Dracula had made three other vampires, […]Read More Review: Will Hill’s Department 19
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Hunger Games is based in a post-apocalyptic USA, where only one city remains standing, the Capitol. Around the Capitol are 13 districts, each producing an important resource for the people who live in the Capitol. The districts tried to rise up against […]Read More Review: Suzanne Collin’s The Hunger Games