September 7, 2019

This is going to sound like I’m starting an argument; which are better, books or video games? Instead, I want to explore the similarities and differences between books and video games as a form of storytelling medium and answer these two questions: Can video games be used to tell a good story? Are books inherently…

August 12, 2019

One of my favourite Young Adult fantasy books is Eon: Dragoneye Reborn and its sequel Eona: The Last Dragoneye by Australian author Alison Goodman. Also known as Rise of the Dragoneye, the Eon duology is inspired by Chinese mythology in a world where apprentices can be trained to commune with dragon spirits based on the…

July 29, 2019

I’m a big fan of Alwyn Hamilton’s Rebel of the Sands trilogy. She recently announced a whole new series in the works, starting with The Notorious Virtues coming in May 2020 which is set within the same universe as Rebel of the Sands, albeit on a different continent and generation. Reading the news got me…

July 22, 2019

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have probably heard of the upcoming TV adaptation of Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Materials. Being produced by the BBC and HBO, this brand new series will be based on Pullman’s novels and will air later this year. It already features a fantastic British line up including the…