Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett – A Book Review

Blurb: ‘They say that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.’ Everybody knows there’s no such thing as a female wizard. So when the wizard Drum Billet accidentally passes on his staff of power to an eighth daughter of an eighth son, a girl…… Continue reading Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett – A Book Review

Agent Zigzag by Ben Macintyre – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: One December night in 1942, a Nazi parachutist landed in a Cambridgeshire field. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His name was Eddie Chapman, but he would shortly become MI5’s Agent Zigzag. Dashing and suave, courageous and unpredictable, Chapman was by turns a traitor, a hero, a villain and a man of…… Continue reading Agent Zigzag by Ben Macintyre – An Audio Book Review

The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: The Discworld is in danger, heading towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, its magic fading. It needs a hero, and fast. What it doesn’t need is Rincewind, an inept and cowardly wizard who is still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world. Or Twoflower, the…… Continue reading The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Stupid Me and My Non-Note Taking Ways – Mini Reviews Happening Instead

Having been super-busy with work and writing etc … I haven’t been blogging as much. So, I decided that the best way to capitalise on all the reading and listening I was still doing was to take notes and write reviews of everything for when I came back a bit more regularly. Guess who took…… Continue reading Stupid Me and My Non-Note Taking Ways – Mini Reviews Happening Instead

The Watchers by A. M. Shine – A Book Review

Blurb: You can’t see them. But they can see you. This forest isn’t charted on any map. Every car breaks down at its treeline. Mina’s is no different. Left stranded, she is forced into the dark woodland only to find a woman shouting, urging Mina to run to a concrete bunker. As the door slams…… Continue reading The Watchers by A. M. Shine – A Book Review

The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Somewhere between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a magical world not totally unlike our own. Except for the fact that it travels through space on the shoulders of four giant elephants who in turn stand on the shell of an astronomically huge star turtle, of course. Rincewind is the world’s worst wizard who…… Continue reading The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Alex’s Adventure’s In Numberland by Alex Bellos – An Audiobook Review

Blurb: The world of maths can seem mind-boggling, irrelevant and, let’s face it, boring. This groundbreaking book reclaims maths from the geeks. Mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives: from the surprising geometry of the 50p piece to how probability can help you win in any casino. In search of weird and wonderful…… Continue reading Alex’s Adventure’s In Numberland by Alex Bellos – An Audiobook Review