The His Dark Materials Trilogy is a fantasy masterpiece and the author has been promising a followup for seventeen years. Finally it has been released. But is it worth the wait? Does it hold up to the quality of the original trilogy? Read the review and find out.
Relationships and quantum physics? It sounds like an intriguing mixture for a story. But does the end result live up to its potential? Read this review and find out.
Locke & Key is a wonderful dark fantasy that had a great start and mediocre second entry. With the third book, will it continue to drop in quality or will it return to the high bar set by book one. Read this review and find out.
Annihilation was an amazing, imaginative, smart and beautiful film. Now the source material, is quite different than the adaption. But is it good? Read this review and find out.
Labyrinth promises a story of ancient secret societies, mystery, and the holy grail. But can it live up to this promise? Read and find out.
This weeks review is diving into a classic scifi short story. Take a look at this review to find out if its worth your time seeking it out.
The Chambers of Secrets has always been a black sheep in the Harry Potter series. Some even say its the worst book. But is it really? Read this review and find out.
With the title of The Incredible Exploding Man, one would expect some fun old fashioned classical science fiction. But is it really? Read the review and find out.
Jim Butcher is great, especially his Dresdin Files series. But his other works hold up to the high bar set by that series? Read this review of his steampunk title The Aeronaut's Windless and find out.
War stories are a dime a dozen and so many are similar. But this book is something special. Its raw, honest, and passionate. And it can't be missed. Read this review of The Things They Carried by Tim O Brien to know why it's worth the read.
This book is an anomaly Its written for children, but has the content that's similar to what's typical to Clive Barker novels. So if you're interested in this, even slightly, for yourself or your kids, read this review to learn that this book really is.
Rumor has it, the Disney Pirates movies were heavily influenced by this fantasy novel called On Stranger Tides. Is that true? Also more importantly, is it a good book? Read this review and find out.
Supernatural urban fantasy can be so darn fun. But does this story about a part werewolf monster hunter live up to the standards to Jim Butcher and Laurell K Hamilton set in the genre? Read this review and find out.
Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft was a masterpiece, but can Joe Hill keep up the good work and keep it at the high bar he set in the first book? Read this review and find out.
What do you do when you're immortal and everyone else is gone? It is an intriguing question that this story tackles, but does it do it well? Read this review and find out/
A short story adapted from a Twilight Zone teleplay can sound like a bad idea at first. But its always good to give things a chance. You never know what can surprise you. So check out my review and find out if this short story adaption is worth your time.
A doctor is hired to help diagnose an illness spreading on a oil rig. But he soon learns this is no ordinary illness and the cause may be a super secret government project. It sounds fun and exciting. But does it live up to the potential it promises? Read the review and find out.
The Anita Blake series is so fun. But as the series goes on, the quality has been steadily dropping. Where does this book fall in the series? Read and find out.
A disgraced meteorite hunter is offered millions of dollars to put together a rag tag crew to dig up and smuggle the world's largest meteorite out from under the Chilean government. Sounds like this could be something super fun. But it really? Read this review and find out if its worth your time.
Once a upon of time, Laurell K Hamilton could do no wrong and people could not get a enough of her world of monsters. And its nice to look back at the humble beginnings of this world. So is her first book worth the read? Read this review and find out.
Sometimes smaller books from authors you never heard of came be amazing hidden gems or something that's easily forgotten. Where does this book fall? Read and find out.
I have heard nothing but good things about Joe Hill's Locke & Key series for years. But with all popular things, I have to wonder if it lives up to all of the hype. Read this review and find out.
The first Dresden Files book was a wonderful can't miss roller coaster ride. But does the second book in the series live up to the high bar set by the first book? Read this review of Full Moon and find out.
Ready Player One is one of the hottest books right now, and with the movie coming out, a lot of people are asking is it any good or if its over hyped. Read this review and find out.
Joe Hill is a rising star when it comes to the Horror genre. But does he live up to hype? With this review of one of his earlier novels, Horns, you can find out.
I'm returning to a world of comic books for a review. This time it its on Vol. 2 of Witchblade Origins. Does the great storytelling keep up? Read and find out.
Charlene Harris books were once the hottest thing. Mostly because True Blood was such a big TV show. But was the source materials all that great? Read the review of the first book and find out.
Yet another vampire apocalypse. But does this book offer anything to make it stand out from the rest? Read this review and find out.
The story promises magic and grand adventures. Instead it gives us soapy love affairs. But is there anything worth while in the bait and switch the author gave us? Read and find out.
Its next book in the Age Steam! A series that follows a cowboy werewolf in a steampunk America. They have all been great dumb fun so far. But is this third book as good as the rest of the series?
Short scifi tales can be filled to the brim with imagination giving the reader fantastical adventure. Does The Ice Owl do that? Read this review and find out.
Another day. Another short story. This one is about an alien invasion. But is it any good? Read and find out.
So according to the world, The Martian is one of the greatest books ever written. But does it live up to all of that hype? Read this review and find out.
A man watches a movie during date night and is soon haunted through out his daily life by the haunting images of the film. Its a great concept for a scary story, but is it worth the read?
The Gunfighter is a short western comedy that is free on YouTube, but is it worth your time. Read this review and find out.
Murder of Marilyn is the mystery that drives this unique period piece. But is it any good? Read and find out.
Some stories are deceiving. For example, this tale is advertised as science fiction but ends up being a family drama. But despite the bait and swtch, is this any good? Read the review and find out.
So the first book in the series was so fantastic and imaginative. But does the sequel keep the momentum going? Find out by reading the review of the second book in the Age of Steam series, Tin Swift.
A steampunk paranormal westerns sounds great in theory. But does this book live to all the potential it has to offer. Read this review to find out,
Short stories can be amazingly fun little tales or imaginative think pieces. But this story, Patient Zero, is it worth your time? Read this review and find out.
Short stories can be fun. But is this one any good? Read the review and find out.
Its another awarding winning short film! But is it a really entertaining, or is it an artsy overrated mess? Read the review, and find out.
The Golden Compass is considered a classic. Bit does it live up to the hype? Read and find out if this magical tale is worth your time.
Sometimes smaller unheard of books can be absolute gems. This book might be one of them, depending on what you're looking for.
Video game films are such a mixed bag. But how does this Assassins Creed short film do? Well there's only one way to find out. Read this review and find out if The Devils Spear is worth your time.
The Mist was a great horror film. But what about the source material? Let's investigate Stephen King's The Mist to see if its worth the read.
This film has fugitives, super powers, and robots. But is it any good? Read and find out.
Fairy tale retellings are a dime a dozen right now. Does this one have anything new to offer? Read and find out more.
Fan films are fun, and and range from very bad to surprisingly good. Where does this Zelda fan film fall? Read the review and find out.
This time around I decided to watch a beautiful anime short film called Chiruri. But is there substance beyond the grand art style?
Witchblade is an old comic series that seems forgotten nowadays. But should it be forgotten, or is a just sadly overlooked. Check out the review.
The Witcher series has been an amazing little treat for fantasy lovers. But three novels in, does it hold the same charm and adventure as the ones that came before it?
As far as scary young adult novels go, they can be pretty cheesy. But with this book Malice, Chris Wooding pulled off the feat of making things scary. Check out the review if you're interested.
John Constantine. The chain smoking, hard drinking, con artist, low level magician that has had both film and TV adaptations. But how is the source material? Here is the review of his first book.
James Rollins is the master of action adventure, so what about this book? Does it hold up to the high bar he has set with his books so far?
After the not so good The Wastelands, can the fourth volume of the Dark Tower series redeem the series to the dark gritty dark fantasy greatness from the previous novels> Read and find out.
Stephen's King Dark Tower series has been great so far, but can it keep up the momentum. Check out the review and find out.
The first couple adventures of Stephen King's famous gunslinger were absolute masterpieces. But what about the sequels. Here I take a look at the second book in the series to see if it is worth while.
Stephen King's The Gunslinger. A book that has so much praise. But is it really a great book, or is it just a favorite of Stephen King's massive fan base. Read the review and find out.
Paradox is science fiction mystery film that's very good at keeping the reader guessing. Check out the review to learn more about the hidden gem.
The Heist is British comedy short film. But is it any good? Read the review and find out.
It's the Russian apocalypse in Metro 2033. But is the book any good? Read on to see what author Dmitry Glukhovsky has to offer in his hit novel.
Here is a review of The Little Sisters of Eluria, a meaty dark fantsasy short story prequel to Stephen King's dark fantasy Dark Tower Epic.