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The Walking Dead s03e04: Killer Within

The Walking Dead s03e04: Killer Within

A review by C J Dee Director: Guy Ferland Writer: Sang Kyu Kim Starring: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Sarah Wayne Callies, Chandler Riggs, Steven Yeun, IronE Singleton, Melissa McBride, Scott Wilson, Lauren Cohan, Emily Kinney, Laurie Holden, Danai Gurira, Michael Rooker, David Morrissey, Lew Temple, Vincent Ward Running time: 43 minutes Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 [Spoilers, Sweetie

Paper Planes by Allayne L Webster

Paper Planes by Allayne L Webster

A review by Nalini Haynes ISBN: 9781742990699 Format: Paperback, 183 pages Publisher: OMNIBUS BOOKS (Scholastic) Ages: allegedly 10–14; however, read review for my thoughts Trigger warnings: violence, attempted suicide, starvation, deaths Niko lives in Sarajevo with his family when the former Yugoslavia is torn apart by civil war. Niko and his best friend Nedim are

Doctor Who s02e10: Love & Monsters

Doctor Who s02e10: Love & Monsters

A review by Nalini Haynes Director: Dan Zeff Writer: Russell T Davies Stars: David Tennant, Billie Piper, Camille Coduri A cast of stars fronts this ‘Lower levels’ episode where ordinary people – geeks & nerds – take center stage while the Doctor and Rose play cameo roles. Elton (Marc Warren: Hustle, Hogfather) meets Ursula (Moaning Myrtle from Harry Potter) who,

Knife fight — an audio short story spoofing politics

David Nickle features on Pseudopod‘s latest offering. LISTEN HERE. Pseudopod says: “My piece of advice: look seriously at all the candidates in the next election wherever you live, because your vote counts.” DAVID NICKLE is a Bram Stoker award winning author of several novels and numerous short stories–most recently, “The ‘Geisters” from ChiZine. He is also the head of the

Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong

Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong

Age of Legends book 1 A review by Nalini Haynes ISBN: 9780751547818 Publisher: Atom (Hachette) Format: Paperback, 406 pages Sea of Shadows is Japanese legend crossed with fantasy, horror and romance aimed at a YA (Young Adult) market but eminently readable by all ages. Multicultural medieval ‘Japan’, a Japan not surrounded by water, has caste

The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

Magisterium book 1 A review by Nalini Haynes ISBN: 9780857532503 Imprint: Doubleday Childrens (Random House) Format: paperback, 320 pages Twelve years ago a loving father and husband scales a cliff-face, using magic to create hand- and foot-holds, intent on finding and protecting his family. Everyone hidden in the cave high up on the cliff-face is dead, including his

Doctor Who s02e09: The Satan Pit

Doctor Who s02e09: The Satan Pit

A review by Nalini Haynes Director: James Strong Writer: Matt Jones Stars: David Tennant, Billie Piper, Danny Webb ‘The Satan pit’ is part 2 to the story begun in ‘The Impossible Planet‘. Warning: spoilers for ‘The Impossible Planet’. At the close of the previous episode, the Doctor and Ida descended to the ancient city via the drill shaft to investigate

The Book of Days by K A Barker

The Book of Days by K A Barker

A review by Nalini Haynes ISBN: 9781742614175 Format: Paperback, 392 pages Category: Children’s General Fiction Imprint: Pan Australia (Macmillan) The Book of Days is steampunk set in a fantasy world where pro-industrialist forces combat magic. The war is in hiatus but that doesn’t stop the industrial forces — daybreakers — from hunting down magically-inclined folk,

The Walking Dead s03e03: Walk With Me

The Walking Dead s03e03: Walk With Me

A review by C J Dee Director: Guy Ferland Writer: Evan Reilly Starring: Laurie Holden, Danai Gurira, Michael Rooker, David Morrissey, Dallas Roberts Running time: 43 minutes Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 [Spoilers, Sweetie — review contains a synopsis of episode] ‘Walk With Me’ begins with a helicopter crash witnessed by Andrea (Holden) and her companion, Michonne (Gurira).  They