Book Review: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain by Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone

This book is a little different from the ones I normally review because while it's definitely fiction it's not a traditional novel. This is part of the Fighting Fantasy series, and they're a series of roleplaying books where the reader chooses how the action unfolds. I've done books like this as a kid, but this … Continue reading Book Review: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain by Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone

Book Review: Cofiwch Dryweryn by Mari Emlyn

I think one of the things would surprise teenage Chris is how much of a proud Cymro I have become as I got older. I support independence, I vote Plaid Cymru and I get angry about the way my country, and its language, are routinely insulted, dismissed or ignored. And it seems I'm not alone … Continue reading Book Review: Cofiwch Dryweryn by Mari Emlyn

Book Review: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid by Jan Harold Brunvand

Urban legends are wonderful things, not just because of the gross, macabre stories themselves but for the fact that they're constantly changing. You hear one when you're a teen and then years later there's a variation of the same story doing the rounds on Facebook. Brunvand collects retellings of various urban legends, and it's an … Continue reading Book Review: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid by Jan Harold Brunvand