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Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

  Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means I can earn a small commission if you click on them and then make a purchase. This goes towards blog hosting and other expenses. For more information, please read the full disclosure.   About the Book Title: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Edition: UK paperback Publisher: Arrow Books Release date: April 2012 Genre: Sci-fi No.pages: 374     It’s the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We’re out of oil. We’ve wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty, and disease are widespread.  Like most of humanity, Wade Watts […]


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Posted 10th June 2018 in: Book Reviews. Tagged: , ,

Level Up! Blogfest

Level Up! Blogfest

Today I’m joining in with the Level Up! Blogfest, hosted by Mithril Wisdom and Geek Banter. The idea is to talk about one of our favourite games, explain how it works and share our love for it (whether it’s a card game, dice game, board game or video game). My favourite computer game is The Sims 3. I started playing the original Sims as a teenager, and became totally addicted to it. It’s a roleplaying simulation game where you can create virtual characters (including pets), build a house for them, furnish and decorate it and play out their lives. This […]


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Posted 20th February 2013 in: Blog Fests & Hops, Entertainment. Tagged:

Initial Impressions of Pottermore

Initial Impressions of Pottermore

Thanks to my lovely thoughtful sister, I finally managed to get into the beta version of Pottermore last week (I’m BludgerMarauder143) and now I’ve completed the first book I thought I’d write a post about my impressions so far and explain more about what it’s all about. What is Pottermore?That’s a darn good question. The hype of Pottermore was very mysterious and J. K Rowling described it as ‘an interactive reading experience’. Essentially it is a cross between a social networking site (you have a profile, can add friends and post comments) and a game (you can play your way […]