Tag: favourites

Landline by Rainbow Rowell

Posted July 31, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Landline by Rainbow Rowell

There’s just something about Rainbow Rowell’s writing that just clicks with me. Something undefinable. I’ve loved every book that she has released and Landline is no different. This is a strange one because it is definitely an adult contemporary novel but it has a little bit of science fiction thrown into the mix. Although the characters themselves do not travel through time, through some unknown phenomena the main character Georgie […]

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Posted July 7, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

If I’m being absolutely, completely, brutally honest, I actually struggled to get into this book at the beginning (which really sucked since I was so looking forward to it). The reason for this is because I really struggle with third person present tense (yet oddly enough, don’t have trouble with first person present tense – guess I’m just weird that way!) However, I persevered and I’m so glad I did […]

DS9: An Overview

Posted April 23, 2017 by Brin in Discussion Posts, Television Reviews / 2 Comments
DS9: An Overview

The Background Deep Space Nine is my favourite Star Trek series. No, more than that, it is my favourite television series of all-time. It definitely didn’t start out that way though. I already was a huge trekkie (I loved both the original series and The Next Generation) so I thought DS9 would be a slam-dunk. I struggled to get into the first episode though, and further episodes just didn’t click […]

Best of 2014: A to Z

Posted December 31, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 10 Comments
Best of 2014: A to Z

I have posted previously about my favourite books of 2014 but I thought it would be fun to do a more general post with the things that really got me excited this year. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – this was definitely my favourite book of 2014 – Benjamin Alire Sáenz is an amazing writer. Everything about this book was sheer perfection. Beats Headphones – I love these! I […]