The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Is it earth-shattering? No. Does it change the literary landscape? No. Is it deep and powerful and life-changing? Not really for most I suppose. But it has been an experience. It’s slow, gentle, sweet and filled with humour that almost never goes beyond small chuckles. I won’t spoil it but it’s like a gentle rollercoaster…

[Book Review] Firefly: Big Damn Hero by Nancy Holder

Firefly: Big Damn Hero by Nancy Holder My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m a huge Browncoat and I looked forward to this book with great joy. I also kept my expectations low because it was a new direction for media based on the show which has been limited to live-action and comics and both are…

[BOOK REVIEW] Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century #1) by Cherie Priest My rating: 4 of 5 stars A solid entertainer. Gritty, stifling, dark and yet full of an adventurous energy. I’ve always like steampunk as a genre, though I’ve enjoyed it more with comics than books – more accessible and easier to find and try out, for me…

“Dune” by Frank Herbert (An Audible Audiobook Review)

Dune by Frank Herbert My rating: 5 / 5 stars As far as science fiction books go, Dune is hands down my favourite of all time – it has a lot of competition, but when it comes down to it, it’s my first pick. Enough so that I reread this first novel in the iconic…