UK Publisher Jo Fletcher Books are hosting a competition for their latest title, Robert Jackson Bennett’s The City of Stairs, which has already received plenty of critical acclaim. Hit the break to find out the full details.
Monthly Archives: September 2014
The City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett – Competition!
Gotrek & Felix: The Serpent Queen By Josh Reynolds – Book Review [Bellarius]
Bellarius looks at one more installment from Warhammer Fantasy’s flagship series, this time with Josh Reynolds’ The Serpent Queen.
“A fantastic return by the doom-seeking duo, offering everything a Gotrek and Felix fan could possibly want.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields
Doctor Who: The Crawling Terror by Mike Tucker – Book Review [Bane of Kings]
Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, covers The Crawling Terror, the latest Doctor Who tie-in novel to feature Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor and Jenna Coleman’s Clara Oswald, published by BBC Books in the UK.
“A fast paced, entertaining novel that reads very much like an episode of the series. It’s always fun, blending some wacky conspiracies with interesting enemies to keep the momentum high throughout the novel.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta – Book Review [Bane of Kings]
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
The Transformers: Regeneration One Vol. 1-4 By Simon Furman And Andrew Wildman – Comic Review [Bellarius]
Returning once more to the realm of transforming robots, Bellarius delivers his thoughts on Regeneration One by Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman.
“The final end of the Great War could not be in better hands.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields
Blood of Asaheim by Chris Wraight – Book Review [Bellarius]
Getting back on track, Bellarius returns once more with a Black Library review, this time looking at Chris Wraight’s Blood of Asaheim.
“Buy any other Space Wolf novel.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields
The Millennium Trilogy: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson – Book Review [Bane of Kings]
Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, the bestselling Stieg Larsson thriller novel that is the opening chapter in the Millennium Trilogy. The book has seen two film adaptions – the 2009 movie directed by Niels Arden Oplev starring Naomi Rapace, and the 2011 film helmed by David Fincher with Daniel Craig as its biggest known star. You can find this book published by Quercus.
“An excellent novel, this book’s hype is very much real. If you’re one of the few people yet to discover this thriller than you don’t know what you’re missing out on. It’s just that good.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
The Fourth Gwenevere by John James – Book Review [Bane of Kings]
Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” reviews John James’ The Fourth Gwenevere, a novel dealing with the topic of the Arthurian Legend, and published by the awesome Jo Fletcher Books.
“An original, witty and compelling take on Arthurian Legend that you won’t have seen before. Whilst a little slow to start, John James’ The Fourth Gwenevere is a must for fans of similiar stories and comes recommended.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
Daredevil #8 – Friday Flash Review
Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the eighth issue of the recently rebooted Daredevil series from Marvel Comics.
“A mysterious and creepy villain combined with Matt Murdock chilling out with his girlfriend for a day trip, how could this not be great?” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields
“Marvel’s Best Title on shelves right now. Go and buy it ASAP – this is a good jumping on point for newcomers to the series, and trust me – you won’t regret it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields
The Young World by Chris Weitz – Book Review [Bane of Kings]
Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, shares his thoughts on the latest dystopian young adult novel to hit shelves, The Young World a trilogy opener and a debut novel of film director Chris Weitz, published by Little Brown Books For Young Readers.
“A blockbuster movie waiting to happen. Whilst it has potential and plenty of cool scenes as well as an intriguing ending twist, don’t expect this to blow you out of the water. However, despite the fact that it may have plenty of problems, you will probably be able to get at least some enjoyment out of it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields