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Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
(N.B. This is rated on the Goodreads scale, not a #/5 scale. This review is not spoiler free. Be warned!)

Ah, Prince of Thorns. A book that's seen a pr
Aug 04, 2011
May 18, 2011
Shadow's Lure (Shadow Saga, #2)
Shadow's Lure is the sequel to the well received and highly praised Shadow's Son, and it takes place a very short time after the first. Caim and Kit a ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
High Lord
I have to say I was severely disappointed by this book. After two brilliant but slightly flawed books, I was looking forward to a great conclusion. Ca ...more
Jul 18, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
From a good critic comes a surprisingly, and disappointingly, poor book.

I was expecting good things from Mogworld, and for half of the book I got (Mos
Oct 2010
Mar 07, 2011
Drakenfeld (Lucan Drakenfeld, #1)
Review copypasta'd from my blog!

Drakenfeld, the first of Mark Charan Newton's Lucan Drakenfeld novels, takes place in a world heavily inspired by that
Sep 07, 2013
Jun 15, 2013
Girls: Conception (Girls, #1)
Well, this is one heck of a brain-fudger and in that excellent way that you'll only ever get from Image-published titles.

Girls is the second series fr
Jun 28, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
Shadow's Son (Shadow Saga, #1)
So, Shadow's Son... We meet at last. This is a book that's been on my radar for some time now, but for one reason or another I never ordered it until ...more
May 16, 2011
May 12, 2011
Batgirl: Batgirl Rising
A superheroine with boobs that aren't the size of the moon?! Excellent!

Batgirl Rising is the first trade with Stephanie Brown as Batgirl, after her pr
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
Deadpool Corps: Pool-Pocalypse Now (Deadpool Corps, #1)
I wish I could give it higher, to be honest.

Whilst it's not terrible, it's far from great. The writing is alright, and the humour is there, but it's n
Apr 04, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
Minecraft: Essential Handbook
The Beginner's Handbook for Minecraft is a fairly high-quality compilation of a lot of basic Minecraft information, from enemy types through to basic ...more
Nov 2013
Nov 30, 2013
Wandering Son: Volume Five
Anyone who's seen the anime before the manga will recognise most of this volume, though it is a little deeper (and shallower) in turns. After the kind ...more
Apr 03, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Retribution (Lucan Drakenfeld, #2)
I would like to say Retribution is one of my favourite 2014 releases. And it is... except I've only read a couple, so it sort-of wins by default - tho ...more
Oct 23, 2014
Sep 11, 2014
Define "Normal"
So, I bought this book whilst scouring for lesbian fiction and - thinking it was a lesbian-themed book - I picked it up. Sigh. I fell foul of my resea ...more
Oct 06, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
Witchblade Rebirth Volume 1
Gods above, what the drokk?

Witchblade is a comic about a woman who has a magic weapon thingy that almost completely unclothes her when she fully activ
Jul 06, 2013
Nov 27, 2012
The X-Files Classics, Volume 1
The X-Files Classics Volume 1 collects issues 1-9 of the series originally published in the mid-90s by Topps, and... it's really nothing special.

The c
Aug 08, 2013
Aug 08, 2013
Minecraft: Redstone Handbook
Almost forming an "Advanced" supplementary volume to the Beginner's Handbook, the Redstone Handbook is essentially what it says on the cover. It takes ...more
Dec 2013
Nov 30, 2013
Anya's Ghost
Anya's Ghost is a beautifully drawn comic with a perhaps Grimm-inspired story attached to it.

It's about Anya, the American daughter of a poor Russian
Aug 20, 2012
Jun 08, 2011
Adventure Time Vol. 2
Following on from Vol 1, Adventure Time continues with Ryan North's *seriously unfunny* spin-off series, in which some stuff happens that goes on for ...more
Jun 27, 2013
Jul 01, 2013
Fantastic Four: Season One
**spoiler alert** I knew this was an origin story when I bought a few FF-related products, but what I didn't know was that I'd end up with a billion r ...more
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Part 1 (Zelda, #1)
Despite being licensed, the manga titles for Zelda are non-canon. And it's not hard to see why, although it has to be said they're still pretty good r ...more
Nov 30, 2014
Dec 01, 2014
2^7 Nerd Disses: A Significant Quantity of Disrespect
Hm. Well, I think for most people, even those with a semi-reasonable grasp of science and mathematics, that this book will go over their heads. You'll ...more
Jan 21, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
The Ice Dragon
So, let's get a few things sorted before I go into this:

1. The new edition boldly states on the back it's set in Westeros. This is never mentioned in
Dec 11, 2014
Dec 11, 2014
Fantastic Four: The Movie
This is a weird collection. It contains a rough adaptation/lead-up to the film, followed by issue five of the original series, a later issue (but stil ...more
Feb 09, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
There's not really a lot you can say about Guns. It's King's essay in response to a backlash from various American political parties and organisations ...more
Sep 23, 2013
Sep 24, 2013
The Best of Josie and the Pussycats
Disappointing, really.

It's a mixture of fairly average Josie/Josie & the Pussycats stories, and it just didn't do anything for me. The important m
Apr 27, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
Hark! A Vagrant
This is a hard book to review, and one hard to review entirely fairly.

Beaton is, undoubtedly, a master of what she does. She condenses historical stor
May 04, 2013
May 05, 2013
X-Men: Pixie Strikes Back
(Copied from my blog)

Pixie Strikes Back is one of those stories that is, if nothing else, an acquired taste. After my first few reads, I was still lef
Mar 09, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
Ash is a retelling and reworking of Cinderella, one where the protagonist falls for a woman rather than the Prince. Malinda Lo took on quite the chall ...more
Jul 04, 2011
Jul 04, 2011
Chew, Vol. 2: International Flavor
Well, I'm not really sure what to think about it.

It seemed to be almost as good as the first volume, but instead of being genuinely funny at times, th
Jan 29, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Surfacing is one of the few books I came across during a scan of Amazon's Kindle store that wasn't erotica, pornography or something equally explicit. ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
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