Review: The Good Psychopath’s Guide to Success – Kevin Dutton, Andy McNab.

So, I’d like to point out the obvious: I’m not a psychopath (seriously, I took their test). It’s just an interesting read in the sense of: how many guides to success encourage you… Continue reading

Review: Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn.

It’s Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary, when she disappears out of the blue. Nick panics, but generally reacts oddly to his wife’s disappearance, and her diary entries show the perfectionist that… Continue reading

Review: Tiny Acts of Love – Lucy Lawrie.

Cassie, lawyer, wife and new mother is facing a tough time adjusting to the birth of her daughter, Sophie. Husband Jonathan seems almost oblivious to anything being wrong, and her ex – the… Continue reading

Review: Artefacts of the Dead – Tony Black.

It’s a dead man… Can’t you see someone’s put a bloody great spike through him? DI Bob Valentine returns to the job after being stabbed and, technically, dying twice in the process. The… Continue reading

Review: Ready Player One – Ernest Cline.

You know when countless people recommend a book and you go, “Maybe another time. I’ve got a lot to read just now.” And then you have a book voucher, spot it in a… Continue reading

Review: Dreams – Daniela Sacerdoti.

Sarah Midnight’s dreams have been plagued with demons, but they’re not nightmares, more flashes of the future. After the murder of her parents, she is forced into the dark world they had kept… Continue reading

Review: Good Omens – Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman.

According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world’s only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. Next… Continue reading

2014 Books: The good, the bad and the ugly.

It’s half way through the year, and thanks to my ridiculous amount of free time I’ve been able to read. A lot. The joy of that is that there’s been some absolutely brilliant… Continue reading

Review: Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson – Will Bingley, Anthony Hope-Smith.

Because that’s where the beats were quickening. Defining a rhythm that was building towards a profound dissonance. And god knows I wanted to hear it for myself.