Drumhellar Vol. 1: Badlands and Bad Trips – Riley Rossmo

drumWelcome to Drumhellar, a weird and wonderful world of floating ghost cats and embryonic radio hosts.

Volume 1 opens with the series’ narcotic-guzzling protagonist Drum Heller stood in a puddle, wearing little but an old bathrobe and brandishing a golf club at the raging storm clouds above him. And then it takes a turn for the surreal… READ MORE

The Fault in Our Stars – John Green

faultI ended up really enjoying this book despite myself.

This is the first John Green book I have read despite having had Looking for Alaska in my possession since around 2008, when I discovered him through his and his brother’s co-run YouTube channel, vlogbrothers. The vlog was great, so when I picked up The Fault in Our Stars I did so with a surge of excitement and anticipation – and then I read the first page and my hopes sank… READ MORE

A Street Cat Named Bob – James Bowen

bobAs another reviewer has already said, this book could do with some further editing – it is at times repetitive (in terms of content and language) and a bit muddled, often using odd punctuation or missing out punctuation marks altogether. Despite this, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I think that, in this case, the story, rather than craft or presentation, is what’s important… READ MORE