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The Last of Us Game Review

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I do not think I have to remember that The Last of Us was one of the best games released last year. Some have even considered the best, Naughty Dog receiving over 200 Game of The Year awards for The Last of Us. The performance was not only due the gameplay that however incorporate standard elements of the survival genre, as well as excellent fusion of mechanics of the game and the feeling exuded, ...

Book Review The Colour of Milk

A Book Review By Nancy Carty Lepri The Colour Of Milk A Novel

Title: The Colour of Milk (Goodreads) Author: Nell Leyshon Published: Fig Tree, 2012 Pages: 176 Genre: Historical Fiction My Copy: Kindle Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) Mary is a sharp tongued fifteen year old farm girl who has a strong desire to learn how to read and write. “In this year of lord eighteen hundred and thirty one” you fo...

Book Review Tigers in Red Weather

Book Review Tigers In Red Weather

Title: Tigers in Red Weather (Goodreads) Author: Liza Klaussman Published: Picador, 2012 Pages: 353 Genre: Historical Fiction My Copy: Kindle Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) Tigers in Red Weather is a unforgettable novel of life with all its complexity and mystery. Nick and her cousin Helena grow up together in Tiger house an old family esta...

Book Review The Age of Miracles

Book Review The Age Of Miracles By Karen Thompson Walker

Title: The Age of Miracles (Goodreads) Author: Karen Thompson Walker Published: Simon & Schuster, 2012 Pages: 373 Genre: Sci-Fi, Young Adult My Copy: Paperback Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) I know everyone seems to be reading this novel and I try not to follow the crowd, but this book sounded too good to pass up. The Age of Miracles t...

Book Review Live By Night

Book Review “live By Night” By Dennis Lehane” Is A Scorcher The

Title: Live By Night (Goodreads) Author: Dennis Lehane Published: William Morrow, 2012 Pages: 416 Genre: Crime My Copy: Advanced Review Copy Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) While Joe Coughlin is the son of a Boston Police Captain, he has long turned his back of being a moral citizen. Joe has graduated into petty crimes to high paying robbe...

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

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Title: As I Lay Dying (Goodreads) Author: William Faulkner Published: Vintage, 1930 Pages: 267 Genre: Classic My Copy: Kindle Literary Achievements: Modern Library 100 Best Novels Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) As I Lay Dying is a classic American novel that was written by William Faulkner. This book follows the journey of fifteen diff...

Fifty Shames of Earl Grey

Fifty Shames Of Earl Grey A Parody By Fanny Merkin Andrew Shaffer

Title: Fifty Shames of Earl Grey (Goodreads) Author: Andrew Shaffer Published: Da Capo Press, 2012 Pages: 224 Genre: Humour My Copy: Paperback Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) I’ve not read many parodies before but Andrew Shaffer is mildly amusing on twitter so I thought I’d give his book a go. Fifty Shames of Earl Grey is an obvious di...

Billy Lynns Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

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Title: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (Goodreads) Author: Ben Fountain Published: Canongate, 2012 Pages: 308 Genre: Literary Fiction My Copy: Personal Copy Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) Billy Lynn is a 19 year old Iraq War hero on a P.R. tour for the Army. The team “the Bravos” are on a two week “Victory Tour” stateside that was fil...

The Dinner by Herman Koch

The Dinner By Herman Koch Here And Elsewhere

Title: The Dinner (Goodreads) Author: Herman Koch Translator:Sam Garrett Published: Text, 2012 Pages: 309 Genre: Literary Fiction, Mystery My Copy: Paperback Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) Paul and Claire are going out to dinner with Paul’s brother and his wife. The reason for this isn’t the usual family get together, this time they hav...

Book Reviews The Yellow Birds

The Yellow Birds

Title: The Yellow Birds (Goodreads) Author: Kevin Powers Published: Hachette, 2012 Pages: 226 Genre: Literary Fiction My Copy: Paperback Buy: Amazon, Book Depository, Kindle (or visit your local Indie bookstore) Haunted by Murph, The Yellow Birds follows the story of Private Bartle and his time served in Al Tafar, Iraq, the loss of a friend and the aftermath. Every war there seems ...