Book Review: Hard Times by Charles Dickens

Friday, 16th March 2018 Novel Title: Hard Times Author: Charles Dickens Date of Publication: 1854 (first publication) Ratings:  3.5/5 (Goodreads) Link to purchase book: Book Depository   Hard Times, unlike many of Dickens' other novels, is set in a fictional town, named: Coketown. The book satirises contemporary (at time of publication) society and the confused idea of what … Continue reading Book Review: Hard Times by Charles Dickens

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Book Review: Ennui by Maria Edgeworth

Wednesday, 7th March 2018 Novel Title: Ennui Author: Maria Edgeworth Date of Publication: 1809 (first publication) Ratings: 3.32 (Goodreads)   When Lord Glenthorn comes of age he inherits the title of Lord, a substantial amount of wealth and a vast amount of wealth. But that can't satisfy his sense of Ennui... in short, he's bored. He travels … Continue reading Book Review: Ennui by Maria Edgeworth

Short Story Review: Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Friday, 10th November 2017 Story Title: Young Goodman Brown Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne Date of Publication: 1835   The story begins with Goodman Brown leaving home reluctantly for unknown reasons, though it is implied it is something questionable. On his travels through a wooded area he meets a man, who is possibly the Devil. At first he wants … Continue reading Short Story Review: Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Book Review: Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2) by Sarah J. Maas

Thursday, 8th June 2017 How's it shakin', bacon? Book Title: Crown of Midnight Author: Sarah J. Maas Publishers: Bloomsbury Date of Publication: August 15th, 2013 Ratings: 4.5/5 (Goodreads), 4.8/5 (Barnes & Noble) & 4.5/5 (Book Depository) ISBN: 978-1-4088-3494 Link for purchase: Book Depository   "A line that should never be crossed is about to be … Continue reading Book Review: Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2) by Sarah J. Maas

Game Review: The Wolf Among Us

Release Date: October, 11th 2013 Platforms: Playstation 4, Xbox One, Android, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Playstation Vita, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Macintosh Operating Systems Rating: 10/10 (Steam), 4.3/5 (Google Play), 4.8/5 (itunes) The Wolf Among Us is a graphic adventure game, played from a third-person perspective. The player controls protagonist Bigby Wolf, who must investigate the murder … Continue reading Game Review: The Wolf Among Us