Resistance by Val McDermid

Resistance is a fun little apocalypse tale from the Queen of Crime. It’s super short at barely over two hours long, but it began life as a radio drama in three 45 minute segments, so was never intended to be a full-length feature. The story follows frustrated journalist Zoe, whose serious stories have fallen out […]

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The Last of Us by Rob Ewing

Rob Ewing’s The Last of Us is an interesting take on the apocalyptic genre, populated almost entirely by children. This in and of itself gives the novel a fresh and unique feel, while adding an additional element of peril – these children would barely be equipped to take care of themselves under the best of […]

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The Fireman by Joe Hill

This book is something special. Let’s start with some stats, shall we? Books I’ve shelved on Goodreads: 617 Books that have wound up on my favourites shelf: 18 Books that kept me up all night: 10 Books that made me cry: 3 Books that left me bereft and at sea, listening to Dire Straits’ “Romeo […]

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