A History of Video Games – Jeremy Parish

Published: 21 April 2020Publisher: AudiblePages: N/ASeries: The Great CoursesFormat Read: AudibleDuration: 4h 40mins Blurp: Since their arrival in the mid-20th century, video games have become a sprawling, multi-billion dollar business. On an annual basis, the industry is even more profitable than Hollywood. Today’s video games feature stunning, lifelike visuals and complex storylines – but they […]

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April 2021 Reading Plans

Just a small post to look at what you all can expect to see on the reviews front, if I manage to read anything this month. I just got of from my fourth shift at the new job and I am feeling a bit fragile and broken and sore in places I have never known […]

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March 2021 Recap

So, we are already a quarter of the way through 2021 and we are still in lock down. Our lock down here in The Netherlands has been extended to the 20th of April which meant I have been at home since the 13th of December. Our last pay we got from the zoo was back […]

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13th Warrior – Micheal Crichton

Published: 12 March 1976 (Originally)Publisher: Luitingh-Sijthoff Pages: 168Series: N/AFormat Read: Physical Owned Blurp: It is 922 A.D. The refined Arab courtier Ibn Fadlan is accompanying a party of Viking warriors back to their home. He is appalled by their customs—the gratuitous sexuality of their women, their disregard for cleanliness, and their cold-blooded sacrifices. As they enter […]

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X-O Manowar #1 – Denis Hopeless

Published: Set for 11 May 2021Publisher: Valiant/ Diamond Book DistributorsPages: 114Series: X-O Manowar Book 1 Format Read: Net Galley Shelf App Blurp: Save the day, destroy the world… Torn from the past and bonded with a living alien armor, will X-O Manowar become the hero the world needs now? As a futuristic force arises to destroy […]

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March 2020 Reading Plans

Seeing as we are still locked down till 15 March I have set myself a small challenge for the coming two weeks and the rest of the month as I am sure we will probably not being going back to work before maybe mid April if we are lucky. I am not putting too much […]

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February 2021 Recap

So I almost missed doing a recap post today as I thought there were more days left in February. Lock Down does that to a person I guess. We are now on month 2, going on 3 in lock down as numbers on our side are not on a manageable scale. We also have the […]

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Nemesis – James Swallow

Published: 27 July 2010Publisher: Black LibraryPages: 507Series: Horus Heresy #13Format Read:Physical Copy Blurp: After the horrors of Istvaan V, Horus declares outright war against the Imperium. In the shadows of the Emperor’s Palace, powerful figures convene.Their plan is to send a team of assassins to execute the arch-traitor Horus and end the war for the […]

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