Category Archives: Dystopia

Bioshock: Rapture by John Shirley – Book Review [Bellarius]

Bioshock

Returning to the world of video game tie-ins, Bellarius gives a few thoughts on Bioshock: Rapture by John Shirley.

“A reasonable effort, but certainly not nearly as deep as many would have wanted.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling #1) by Erika Johansen – Book Review [Lady Salvatore]

Queen of the Tearling

Lady Salvatore finds an exciting start
to a brand new fantasy trilogy in
The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

“Incredible world building and fantastic characters! What a book!” – Lady Salvatore, The Founding Fields

The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Leftovers

Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, looks at Tom Perrotta’s The Leftovers, the bestselling novel that was adapted into a critically acclaimed HBO series by Damon Lindeloff (with Perrotta’s aid), starring the likes of Justin Theroux and Christopher Eccleston. This book was published by Fourth Estate.

“An excellent, character driven novel that looks at life after the Rapture very well with some creepy and unnerving elements that allows for a very powerful read. If you’re a fan of the TV show but are yet to read the book, then you can’t go far wrong with this novel – however, be warned – much like the show itself, it’s not for everyone.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Paradigm #1: Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Paradigm

Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe, a dystopian Young Adult novel.

This book is proof that you shouldn’t judge things just by what they’re billed as. What could have been a cheap ripoff and cash-in attempt on the popularity of The Hunger Games and Divergent instead is something that shines, and is full of its own originality. The Dystopian Young Adult genre may be overcrowded right now – but Paradigm is something that’s worth checking out.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

 

Top DC Comics For January 2014 [Shadowhawk]

Green Arrow 27

Shadowhawk runs down the top DC comics to be looking forward to in January, 2014.

Top DC Comics For December [Shadowhawk]

Batgirl 26

Shadowhawk takes a look at the top titles from DC to look out for in the holiday month.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

TheHungerGames

Shadowhawk reviews the first novel in the popular The Hunger Games series.

“A much more engaging novel than I had imagined.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields