Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

My Rating: A few facts about Red Rising: Title: Red Rising Author: Pierce Brown Series: Red Rising Saga (Book One) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Pages: 401 Synopsis: Darrow is a Helldiver, one of a thousand men and women who live in the vast caves beneath the surface of Mars, generations of people who spend their lives toiling to mine … Read More


They say the hardest part about writing a novel is the first line, now I’m not too sure how accurate that statement is having not written a novel but I know there are those out there that believe it to be a crucial element. I appreciate a good opening line and the different ones you … Read More


Below you can find any of the Book Recaps I have written up, this is really new so there aren’t many, but more will come I promise. As with the Book Reviews page any titles beginning with ‘the’ will be sorted by the first letter of the second word. A A FOOL’S HOPE BY MIKE … Read More


HERE BE THE BOOK REVIEW… Here you can find all of the my book reviews. They will be listed alphabetically, though in attempt to avoid ‘T‘ being stupidly large if a book begins with ‘The’ it will be filed under the first letter of the second word. For example, The Bone Shard Daughter would be … Read More


Mmmmmm, books to movies. Books to movies has a fairly split fanbase, some people love them and some people hate them! I guess I sit in the middle I am all for books to movies or TV shows so long as it is done well and has the deserved budget to make it what I … Read More


Shit! Why is the introduction to a post so stupidly hard. I mean all it is really is Hi, I’m about to talk a load of shit. Keep reading! **Thumbs up** But, noo, it can never be that easy, we have Wassupppp? Howdy? Hey? Whaagwan? Alright? And my personal fave How’s it Hanging? but me … Read More

Book Review: Morning Star by Pierce Brown

My Rating: A few facts about Morning Star: Title: Morning Star Author: Pierce Brown Series: Red Rising Saga (Book Three) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Pages: 544 Synopsis: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Red Rising thrilled readers and announced the presence of a talented new author. Golden Son changed the game and took the story of Darrow to … Read More

Book Review: Golden Son by Pierce Brown

My Rating: A few facts about Golden Son: Title: Golden Son Author: Pierce Brown Series: Red Rising Saga (Book Two) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Pages: 430 Synopsis: As a Red, Darrow grew up working the mines deep beneath the surface of Mars, enduring backbreaking labor while dreaming of the better future he was building for his descendants. But the … Read More

Steel Guardian: An Edpool Review

This review is part of my judging effort for the SPSFC. For a little intro to the whole thing and an explanation of my judging style, see this practice review. Our next SPSFC semi-finalist was Steel Guardian, Rusted Wasteland Book 1, by Cameron Coral. I was immediately charmed by this story, the opening is just … Read More