Posts tagged with "Novel"

Asian generalisation and stereotyping – Hello, I Love You book review

Asian generalisation and stereotyping – Hello, I Love You book review
Warning, the following review does contain some spoilers. When I first found out that a K-pop and Korean drama fan had written a book based in South Korea, my inner fangirl went wild. Finally, someone has written the love story most overseas fans could relate to, in terms of dreams of course. Hello, I Love You is marketed as a “Fresh new voice within the young adult market. Featuring an opposites attract love story and a Korean K-pop superstar... 

Dark and Dangerous: Fantasy Novelist Sarah J Maas at MCM London Comic Con

Dark and Dangerous: Fantasy Novelist Sarah J Maas at MCM London Comic Con
While most attention in the world of fantasy novels has been on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series and its television adaptation, a new contender has entered the ring – Sarah J. Maas, a dedicated young adult fantasy author who has shot up to surprising heights of fame in only a few years. Making an appearance at MCM London Comic Con, Maas is known for her popular Throne of Glass series, set in a unique, dark fantasy world that... 

Book review: The Assassin’s Blade (Sarah J. Maas)

Book review: The Assassin’s Blade (Sarah J. Maas)
With the popularity of the Assassin’s Creed series over the past seven years, it’s hardly a surprise that interest in assassins and their various worlds is at an all-time high. While author Sarah J. Maas may have originally envisioned her first novel Throne of Glass to be more a representation of Cinderella than anything, over time the world that she has created and her main character Celaena Sardothien have transformed into something... 

Warm Bodies Review

Warm Bodies Review
Zombies. The widely-defined zombie genre is one that always feels like it’s in a state of oversaturation, yet time and time again someone finds a way to take the ideas in a different direction, keeping the undead, funnily enough, fresh. Warm Bodies is yet another, um, stab at the zombie genre. Originally a novel written by Isaac Marion, Warm Bodies has been adapted onto the big screen by 50/50 director Jonathan Levine, who both writes and directs... 

Interview with Katharine Neil – Developer of Alone in the Park

Interview with Katharine Neil – Developer of Alone in the Park
When I sat down in the downstairs room of a crowded London bar on a cold September night to play Alone in the Park I had no idea what to expect. I was handed a horizontal iPad, split into two sections like the pages of a book. On one side was an empty page and on the right was an image. As I started clicking on items in the picture and adding words to the story on the empty page I started to fall in love with the story I was being presented with.... 

Sonny Liew’s Malinky Robot release looming!

Sonny Liew’s Malinky Robot release looming!
Sonny Liew In an industry dominated by Japan and The U.S.A, Sonny Liew is one in a million and a particularly unique comic-book artist and writer. Malaysian-born, Eisner award nominee, Sonny has cast his magic upon Marvel and Vertigo Comics (to name but a few) countless times, but now dominates the independent scene with his very own globally praised graphic novel ‘Malinky Robot’, now set to be officially released in August. Malinky... 

I Am Number Four Video And Featurette

I Am Number Four Video And Featurette
Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Dianna Agron, Timothy Olyphant and Teresa Palmer Director: D.J. Caruso  Release Date:  Out Now  (UK) Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller Tagline: There were nine who escaped. Three are dead. He is Number Four. Website: Click Here D.J. Caruso (Eagle Eye, Disturbia) helms an action-packed thriller about an extraordinary young man, John Smith (Alex Pettyfer), who is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies sent to destroy him.... 
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