Author Archives: Celeste

Thor: The Dark World – Film Review (spoiler – free!)

As mentioned in my October highlights I’m a big fan of the original Thor for managing to make a magic rainbow bridge look cool. Thor: The Dark World keeps the Norse charm flowing while new director, Alan Taylor (notably of … Continue reading

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Where’s The Zombies By Paul Moran – Book Review

Where’s Wally with Zombies – How can it go wrong? IT CAN’T. And there’s so much right! I spent a lot of my childhood with puzzle picture books – I’m a big fan of Where’s Wally and I remember constantly rereading … Continue reading

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The Fictional Man by Al Ewing – Book Review

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When I picked up this book in Waterstone’s Oxford Street it was next to a sign that said “Cult is a nice way of saying nobody likes you”. Well, don’t worry The Fictional Man – I like you! As protagonist, … Continue reading

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Memory Palace at the V&A – London

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This weekend I visited the Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace at the V & A Museum. The exhibition brings author Hari Kunrzru together with 20 different designers, illustrators and typographers to create a “walk-in” graphic novel. The idea is intriguing … Continue reading

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The Brides Of Rollrock Island – Book Review

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Last year I was sent The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan for review – It was actually called Sea Hearts at the time which I thought made an intriguing title. One name change and award nomination later (Lanagan … Continue reading

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Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow – Book Review

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Pirate Cinema is Cory Doctorow’s latest YA. I’ve previously read Little Brother – Doctorow’s most well-known novel – a 21st century 1984 that sees a bunch of kids tackle a surveillance state.  The book is an instruction guide to online … Continue reading

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