What's it about? In 1930 a group of writers - amongst them Agatha Christie, Ronald Knox and G. K. Chesterton - gathered to found the Detection Club. The goal was to meet up, dine, toss ideas into the round and challenge one another. The Detection Club honours history up to a point but tells a… Continue reading The Detection Club Part I + II | NetGalley Review | Booksmagick
In a moment of madness I went wild on NetGalley and decided to download 4 comics all at once. I'll be reviewing two of them here and make an extra post for the rest because they deserve an own post. Yep, that means I wasn't very convinced by these two. Roku by Cullen Bunn Roku… Continue reading 2 Comic Mini-Reviews | NetGalley ARCs | Booksmagick
Nate is a GEM - Genetically Engineered Medical Surrogate - made in the laboratories of Gathos City to battle lung rot. His mother managed to smuggle him into the Withers, a quarantined zone outside the city gates that is ruled by violence and drugs. Nate is nearly seventeen and his health deteriorates rapidly unless he takes Remedy, a medication monopolised by Gathos City.
Jeremiah spends every summer with his dad Al but this time around there’s also Michael, Al’s new boyfriend. Jeremiah is sure that he doesn’t like him very much – he keeps nagging him and rides a bicycle decorated as a unicorn. But Jeremiah has the entire summer to make some new friends and enjoy time with his dad. Or maybe dads?
Shailey loves bedtime because it means bedtime stories with her dad. That is, until he gets a new job and doesn't always have time for bedtime stories anymore. So Shailey puts up a job notice looking for a storyteller.