Recommendations

Video Game Recommendation: Armello

My addiction to board games started when Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop sprung up on YouTube. Like a mushroom in a dank cave, I sucked up every episode with greedy abandon, transforming into a massive fungus made of equal parts cardboard, wooden cubes, and meeples. Fast forward and the closet next to our upstairs bathroom – oft used for …

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Novel Recommendation: Dreams of Shreds and Tatters

Amanda Downum has written a book that made me interested in urban fantasy. I haven’t had anything against the genre, per se, I just never seemed to gravitate towards it in novel format. Comics, animation, movies? Sure, I’m down. Books? Not so much. I may have let my prejudice for shitty covers taint my perception …

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Novel Recommendation: Star Wars: Aftermath

If you don’t like this book because it has gay characters in it, because one of the characters struggles with PTSD, or even because Wendig made hamsters canon, go away. I wish this galaxy was far, farther away from your ignorance, negativity, and weird nerd rage towards small rodents. Go turn a lightsaber on underneath …

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Novel Recommendation: A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab

I’m a sucker for different types of magic systems.
It doesn’t matter if it’s a film, a game or a novel, if there’s a unique way that the arcane arts are handled, I will be there. That’s one of the main reasons I love Brandon Sanderson’s work so much, besides the fact that he’s an …

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Novel Recommendation: Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey

I find the lack of science fiction novels sitting on my shelf to be quite embarrassing, if I’m being completely honest. I’m a huge fantasy nerd and my bookcases reflect that. I also get extremely engrossed in sci-fi shows, movies, and video games. Firefly, Star Wars, and Mass Effect are three of my all-time favourite …

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