Weird Lies – Cherry Potts and Katy Darby (eds)

weirdAn anthology of ‘science fiction, fantasy and strange stories’ from Liars’ League, Weird Lies brings together a broad range of styles and themes in an array of delectable morsels. It is well written, well edited and, most importantly, consistently engaging – in short it is an absolute pleasure to read, from cover to cover… READ MORE

Anthem – Ayn Rand

anthemLet me begin by saying that this is the first work by Ayn Rand that I have read and that I am aware that she is not well liked in many circles. However, I really enjoyed Anthem. It started off a little slow and reminded me many times of 1984, Brave New World and the film Metropolis, but really that was inevitable and the story did pick up quite quickly, making for a short but enjoyable read… READ MORE

Kindle Paperwhite review

kindle-267x300The Kindle Paperwhite: it’s great, buy it!

Fine, fine, I’ll do an actual review – but the above is a pretty good summary of how the following few paragraphs are going to go.

My previous experience of a Kindle was with the original, which worked well enough but had the downsides of being laggy and a bit bulky, with no backlighting. The Paperwhite dispenses with these issues and more… READ MORE