Tag: Adventure

The Forbidden Warriors by Moud Adel

– Blurb – Mastoperia: A hidden continent with four factions divided and suspicious of each other, with a history of unresolved wars, each grounding themselves in their own unique culture, and magical power. The Forbidden Warriors: The only force powerful enough to keep the factions from destroying one another. The secret to their power is

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BOOK REVIEW: Find Momo Across Europe by Andrew Knapp

This little book is perfect for sitting on a small coffee table. The photography is so beautiful you could just sit for an age flicking through the pages. Find Momo Across Europe is a lovely photographic journey across the Mediteranean, Europe and Britain. If anyone has visited any of these places you will recognise them

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BOOK REVIEW: Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen

In Germany 1934 the last place you’d look for a fifteen-year-old Jewish girl is in a Hitler worshipping all girls school, but that is exactly where you should look in Matthew Killeen’s Orphan Monster Spy. Killeen delivers a tense, frightening young adult novel steeped in a terrible chapter of world history. Orphan Monster Spy opens

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FILM REVIEW: VENOM

‘Knock, knock, let the devil in’ yells Eminem over the ending credits of this bizarre mess of a motion picture, by which point, Mr.Mathers, I already had: The devil, of course, being Sony Pictures, and letting them in referring to giving them more of my hard-earned wages to watch the latest train-wreck of an offering

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BOOK REVIEW: Things Bright and Beautiful by Anbara Salam

Anbara Salam’s debut novel ‘Things Bright and Beautiful’ is such a vivid read. Salam is a PHD graduate of Theology and is now a research associate at Oxford University! Penguin have rightly snapped up this unique work of fiction from someone who has such a fresh, yet detailed understanding of the world around her, making

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FILM REVIEW: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

After a fourteen year hiatus following the mixed reception to Jurassic Park 3 – a period during which the tentatively titled Jurassic Park 4 underwent many re-writes and changes – the Jurassic Park franchise came roaring back from extinction with the commercial juggernaut that was 2015’s Jurassic World. While a flawed film with a poor

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BOOK REVIEW: The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness

– Short Review – This book is a whirlwind – fast paced, gripping and building on the world that Ness so delicately nurtured in the first book ‘The Knife of Never Letting Go‘ also reviewed on STORGY. Todd’s world is changed forever when he makes a deal with the Devil Mayor Prentiss (President Prentiss) to

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FILM REVIEW: Avengers: Infinity War

Infinity War is the culmination of Disney/Marvel’s game-changing cinematic universe building; after ten years and eighteen films, this commercial juggernaut masquerading as cinema had all been building towards this pivotal moment. Featuring over 100 characters, and costing more money than the GDP of most countries, one may not appreciate the artistic merit of such an

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FILM REVIEW: Tomb Raider

Lara Croft has had a bizarre, unique impact on popular culture, ever since her debut as a mass of Polygonal, pixelated-mammories, in 1996’s original Tomb Raider video-game. Clearly intended, originally, as a sexy Indiana Jones designed to stimulate horny 90’s teenagers everywhere – in the days, of course, where pixels excited us; before the rise

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