Category Archives: Book Reviews

The First Review of My Book Samantha Awards it 4 Stars

Yesterday I visited the Kindle page for my book Samantha. I was delighted to see that Samantha has been awarded a 4 star review http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/B00BL3CNHI/ref=cm_cr_pr_hist_4?ie=UTF8&filterBy=addFourStar&showViewpoints=0. Samantha tells the story of a young girl forced into prostitution in the city of … Continue reading

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The First Time by Kevin Morris

It has certainly been a while since I dipped my virtual pen into the ink well and gave vent to my pearls of wisdom or whatever it is I give vent to (answers please on a postcard)! Enough of this … Continue reading

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Amped by Daniel Wilson

In an article for the Wall Street Journal entitled “Bionic Brains and Beyond”, Daniel Wilson discusses his forthcoming novel “amped” in which he portrays the social issues which arise when super enhanced individuals start to emerge. Wilson points out that … Continue reading

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Age of Consent by Nick Funnell

This review is about “Age of Consent– A Personal History of the UK 2005-2026”, by Nick Funnell. The book is availible from Amazon for £2.63 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Age-of-Consent-ebook/dp/B007JJ3HE6/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1336374076&sr=1-1). Welcome to the UK in the year 2026, a society in which privacy has … Continue reading

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Avatars and Robots

Today’s BBC News carried a half-hour programme examining the Avatars and Robots exhibition which is in Liverpool (UK) until 27 May before moving onto Romania. The programme examines how individuals will live an increasing part of their lives in virtual … Continue reading

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Savage Continent by Keith Lowe

Today’s Daily Mail contains an interesting article regarding a new book by the historian, Keith Lowe entitled “Savage Continent”. Lowe deals with the aftermath of World War II. His work covers the expulsion of Germans from Ukraine and other countries … Continue reading

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SS Englander: the amazing true story of Hitler’s British Nazis

I came across “SS Englander: the amazing true story of Hitler’s British Nazis”, by Eric Meyer while browsing Apple’s Ibook Store. Having an interest in history I downloaded the novel onto my Ipod and began reading.   The story concerns … Continue reading

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