Ratings Archive : 7 Stars

(my ratings are out of ten and usually relate to how much I enjoyed, or failed to enjoy a film or book)

The Martian
The Martian by Andy Weir

Mark Watney is a botanist and engineer assigned to the Ares programme, one of the very few who gets to […]

The Grinnell Method

Published – Strange Horizons, Sept 2012. Available to read online here. In 1943 ornithologist Barbara Kenney comes to observe the […]

Oculus
Oculus dir. Mike Flanagan

Tim is about to be released from protective custody. We’re not quite sure what happened him and his sister ten […]

22 Jump Street
22 Jump Street dir. Phil Lord & Christopher Miller

Have you seen 21 Jump Street? The film, not the tv show? Did you enjoy it? If so you’ll probably […]

Made for each other
Made for each other dir. John Cromwell

Up and coming lawyer John Mason has just returned from taking a deposition in Boston. But work wasn’t all that […]

Fates : I bring the fire part 4
Fates by C Gockel

I’m going to say very little about the plot of this book. It is, after all, book four in a […]

Wild Orchids
Wild Orchids dir. Sidney Franklin

Lillie Sterling and her husband John are travelling to Java. A second honeymoon says Lillie, while for John it is […]

Moth and Spark
Moth and Spark by Anne Leonard

Prince Corin has been chosen. He doesn’t remember, but the dragons have chosen him to free them, until he is […]

The Gaslight Dogs
The Gaslight Dogs by Karin Lowachee

Book 1 of The Middle Light series1 Sjennonirk is the spirit walker of her tribe. For years now the Kabliw […]

A Pelican at Blandings
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Blandings Castle #11 Clarance, the ninth Earl of Emsworth is enjoying life. The pride of his life, Empress of Blandings […]

Downturn Abbey
Downturn Abbey

Ross O’Carroll-Kelly started life in The Sunday Times and currently stars in The Irish Times, he is a fictional wealthy […]

The Android’s Dream
The Androids Dream by John Scalzi

Part of my Sci-Fi 2014 Experience When a book opens with a death by farting, two deaths by farting actually, […]