Deconstructed: Defenders #52

All of Marvel Studios investment in Netflix is about to culminate with the heroes joining together to form the Defenders. As exciting as it is to see Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces, I thought this would be a great opportunity to take a look back at one of the original…

Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel

Giant Robots from space! Now that I have your attention let me tell you about an amazing book that will give you all your giant robot needs.  Well, first I should direct you to a review of its predecessor, the unforgettable premiere novel by Sylvain Neuvel, Sleeping Giants.  If you have not read that book- what…

Spring Cleaning Book Tag

Geez, it’s been a while since I’ve done a tag.  Especially a book tag.  I would love to thank Zezee with Books, for tagging me, and generally being an awesome support, reader, and friend.  Make certain to check out her amazing site- it’s one of my personal favourite book blogs.  Also, this tag was created by…

Calamity by Brandon Sanderson

The Reckoners series was just what I needed, at the right time.  After a bit of a reading slump to kick off ‘017, diving into Steelheart reinvigorated my need to read.  I savoured it all, taking my time, and reading a few other books and stories simultaneously.  Over the last year I have tried to…

Mitosis by Brandon Sanderson

​I may be going a tad out of order with this review, having done reviews for Steelheart and Firefight.  Recently I purchased a new eReader, a Kobo Aura One, it’s spectacular.  Along with such I was able to get a bundle of Brandon Sanderson short stories/novellas that were not included in November’s Ars Arcanum release.  Basically, I have…

Roughneck by Jeff Lemire

Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect with this months graphic novel release, Roughneck.  I only knew one thing, I was going to love it.  The new book is the first solo, creator owned, contemporary project in five years from Canadian industry leader, Jeff Lemire.   It is no secret that Mr. Lemire is a personal favourite for me-…

Firefight by Brandon Sanderson

I recently consumed and reviewed book one of the Reckoners Series, Steelheart.  Usually I try to mix things up and will not read the same author back to back.  When it comes to a Sanderson series though, there is a sense that no matter what other book I pick up all I will be able to…

Batman’s Dark Secret

Yesterday was library day when my son and I found a treasure in the kids section.  Batman’s Dark Secret is a children’s book published by Scholatsic Press in 2000.  It’s hard to tell who was more excited with the find as I scooped it off the shelf before my 5 year old.  As bedtime approached…

Hyperion by Dan Simmons

Hyperion, released in 1989, the Hugo Award winner reads more like a maze than a science fiction novel.  Built with the frame story technique, following interconnected short stories.  The individual tales told from unique perspectives, timelines, and styles.  Within this SciFi the stories convey alternating genres from horror, thriller, or mystery.  Hyperion reads like no…