Category Book Reviews

Book Review: “Lockdown” by Alexander Gordon

Don’t make the mistake of bringing your heart down here with you, there is no place for it in Furnace. Title: Lockdown Author: Alexander Gordon Genre: Young Adult Part of: Escape from Furnace series Welcome to Furnace Penitentiary, the worst prison on earth for young offenders. A place that makes hell sound like a nice […]

Book Review: “The Martian” by Andy Weir

Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Genre: Sci-fi Number of Pages: Between 350 and 400 What happens when an author mixes in McGuyver, Cast Away and Apollo 13? You get The Martian. A sci-fi novel about a NASA astronaut’s story of survival on Mars after a dust storm forced his crew mates to leave thinking […]

Book Review: “How I made $2.000.000 in The Stock Market” by Nikolas Darvas

Although Biographies are not my cup of tea, I wanted to read and review this book because a friend suggested it to me. So, have you ever wondered how does a person make it in the stock market? I certainly did. After all, they didn’t just wake up to find themselves successful. In How I […]

Book Review: “Promise of Blood” by Brian McCellan

The Age of Kings is dead . . . and I have killed it. The Promise of Blood is the first book of the Powder Mage trilogy by Brian McCellan, a new author. An epic fantasy tale evolving in an Industrial Revolution like era with muskets, cannons and powder. The Age of Kings is dead, Field […]

Book Review: “Good Omens” By Terry Pratchett and Neil Geiman.

“God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players [i.e. everybody], to being involved in an obscure and complex variant of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a […]

Book Review: “The Colour of Magic” (Discworld book1), By Terry Pratchett

“Some pirates achieved immortality by great deeds of cruelty or derring-do. Some achieved immortality by amassing great wealth. But the captain had long ago decided that he would, on the whole, prefer to achieve immortality by not dying.” We all heard the tragedy of the death of Terry Pratchett. It had a great impact on me, […]

Book Review: “The Heroes” By the Lord of Grimdark, Joe Ambercrombie.

For glory, for victory, for staying alive. The Heroes is a neatly done dark fantasy novel set in the world of The First Law trilogy by Joe Ambercrombie. The events revolve around a three days battle or a race between the Northmen (Presumably the norse like people) and the Union (Which I couldn’t stop imagining as […]