Category: Books

The Bull Raid by

ISBN: 1405212551 This is a YA book based on the Irish legend of The Táin. Cúchulainn is the legendary Ulster warrior who is forced to defend...

Devil’s Cub by

ISBN: 0099465833 This is the sequel to These Old Shades, and deals with the Duke of Avon’s son; the Marquis of Vidal. He is as much...

Last Days dir. by

Opening with a scene of Blake stumbling and mumbling his way through the woods this film almost always looks great and interesting. Unfortunately it isn’t. It...

Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics

You know all those US-ians[1] who go on about how the US is the greatest country in the world? How it is the best in everything?...

Haunted by

Eva Levine is a half-demon half-witch who also happens to be dead. She’s not in heaven, not in hell, just in the afterlife. Or at least the one that supernatural beings go to after they die. She is also a little preoccupied with keeping an eye on her daughter, Savannah, although being dead she has no way at all of protecting her, talking to her, or ever getting in contact.

While Green Grass Grows by

ISBN: 1856352064 As the subtitle says this book is mainly concerned with the life of Bríd Mahon while she worked for the Irish Folklore Commission. In...

The Last Light of the Sun by

ISBN: 0743484231 Yet again Kay succeeds in creating a wonderful, fantastical version of history. This time he takes an alternate Britain being raided by the Vikings....

The Wandering Fire by

ISBN: 0586215239 It is always hard to review the middle book of a trilogy. I don’t want to give anything away to those who have yet...

The Summer Tree by

ISBN: 0586215220 Book 1 of 3 The Fionavar Tapestry This is a reread for me, the reason being that we are reading the series at ffseries...

The Conqueror by

ISBN: 0099416441 You know the way sometimes you see a trailer for a film and think that looks like an entertaining comedy only for it to...