Book #14 – A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1 (George R. R. Martin)

Wow. I seriously cannot think of another word that could possibly describe the first book in this brilliant series created by George R. R. Martin. It has been a very, very long time since I have read something so intricately created, with every aspect of a whole world described in such detail. Every individual in […]

Book #13 – The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

What can I possibly say about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his incredibly famous creation, Sherlock Holmes? I don’t know what I was thinking by not reading any of these novels and short stories for the first twenty-four-years of my life, but I have now (at least somewhat) amended this grievous error. The Adventure of […]

Book #11 – The Black Dahlia (James Ellroy)

Perhaps I am simply too sheltered to enjoy this book, but I honestly thought it was dreadful. I quite enjoy crime novels and would actually rate ‘Crime’ as my all time favourite genre, whether for reading or watching television, and when I heard this was a fiction novel based on a true crime, I was […]