Monthly Archive: October 2012

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys by

Blue is the daughter of a psychic. A non-psychic in a family of those with the gift. But she does make things “stronger” or clearer. So she will often accompany them on their readings. Every year on St. Mark’s Day she...

Apex Magazine Issue 41

Always the Same. Till it is Not. by

One of my RIP reads Short story published in Apex Magazine Issue 41 Zombies are everywhere lately. This short story does something a little different with the idea though, it tells the story from the point of view of the Zombie....

Holly Black

Heartless by

Read free online at Lightspeed. On a battlefield a young girl is scavenging among the bodies. She and the other camp women are looking for anything of value. Any soldiers still breathing will not be by the time they are through...

Outcast dir. by Colm McCarthy

Outcast dir. by

Part of my RIP Peril Onscreen Fergal and his mother are on the run. They arrive in a rundown block of flats, clearly hiding out. Mary wants to keep her son safe, but he is a teenager, and trying to live...

Zoo by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge

Zoo by ,

One of my RIP reads For years now Jackson Oz has been tracking animal attacks on people. It started out as a joke, but as the data kept coming in he began to think it was more than that. He has...

The shadow of the wind cover

The Shadow of the wind by

One of my RIP reads Translated from the Spanish by Lucia Graves Book 1 of The Cemetery of Forgotten Books In Barcelona a young boy is brought by his father to a secret place, The Cemetery of Forgotten Books. He is...

SilverFin

Silverfin by

Book 1 in the Young Bond series. James Bond has just started Eaton College. It’s a huge change, so many other people around and rules to follow. He does his best to fit in and soon enough he makes a few...

Looper

Looper dir. by

Its 2044 and time travel hasn’t been invented yet. But in thirty years time it will be. And then promptly criminalised, which means of course that only the criminals use it, and mainly they use it to send people they want...

The little stranger - Sarah Waters

The Little Stranger by

Read for this year’s RIP event. Part of The Estella Society’s readalong, although a much delayed addition. The story opens with a happy scene at Hundreds Hall, our narrator is remembering how grand the house was. How impressive it was to...

way of thorn and thunder

The way of Thorn and Thunder by

Over a thousand years ago the first Human came to Everland. And that led to the Melding; the Human world crashed into the Folk world and out of the destruction both worlds were now joined. Ever since the Folk have suffered...

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Taken 2 dir. by

After the events of Taken life has slowly gotten back to some form of normality for Bryan Mills and his family. But in Albania the families of the men he killed while rescuing his daughter are burying their dead. And vowing...

Clarkesworld 73

England under the White Witch by

Read online : Clarksworld Magazine issue 73 After the War came the Empress in the North. England was preoccupied with recovery. With dealing with rebellion throughout its empire. And the discontented in England were prepared for a change. But the empress...