Grey Sister by Mark Lawrence

Title: Grey Sister Series: Book of the Ancestor #2 Author(s): Mark Lawrence Publisher: Ace Books Format: Hardcover Release Date: April 3rd 2018 Pages: 432 Genre(s): Fantasy ISBN13: 9781101988886 Previously in the Book of the Ancestors: There is a lot to appreciate with Grey Sister. It is not only a testament to Mark Lawrence’s expertise in…

Justice League: The Villain’s Journey by Geoff Johns

Title: Justice League Story arc: The Villain’s Journey Volume: 2 Stand-Alone: No Universe: New 52 Writer(s): Geoff Johns Illustrator(s): Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Ivan Reis, and many more! Publisher: DC Comics Format: Paperback Paperback Release Date: October 1st 2013 Pages: 176 Genre(s): Comics, Science Fiction ISBN13: 9781401237653 Previously on the New 52’s Justice League: Justice League: Origin (Volume…

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

Title: The Wife Between Us Series: No Author(s): Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Format: ARC Release Date: January 9th 2018 Pages: 346 Genre(s): Thriller, Mystery ISBN13: 9781250130921 In a blooming world of co-authorship, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen join together to unleash one of the most buzzed-about thriller in 2018. Seamlessly…

The Oracle Year by Charles Soule

Title: The Oracle Year Series: No Author(s): Charles Soule Publisher: Harper Perrenial Format: ARC Release Date: April 3th 2018 Pages: 416 Genre(s): Science-Fiction ISBN13: 9780062686633 You know that conflicted mental state where you wonder if what is to come is a pleasant surprise or a complete disappointment? Just imagine when one of your favourite singer…

The Greatness of Video Games

Hello ladies and gentlemen! With Ready Player One (2018) directed by Steven Spielberg just around the corner, I thought it would be a nice idea to share something I am pretty passionate about, yet rarely openly ramble about: video games.

Jessica Jones (TV Series 2015—) Season 2 Review

Title: Jessica Jones Universe: Marvel’s Netflix Universe Rated: PG-13 Creator: Melissa Rosenberg Release Date: March 8th 2018 Number of episodes: 13 Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction Cast: Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville, J.R. Ramirez, Carrie-Anne Moss, Janet McTeer and many more! Jessica Jones returns to uncover the truth behind her past in ways that…

The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson

Title: The Wolves of Winter Series: No (TBD) Author(s): Tyrell Johnson Publisher: Simon & Schuster Format: ARC Release Date: January 2nd 2018 Pages: 320 Genre(s): Science-Fiction ISBN13: 9781501155673 The Wolves of Winter, Tyrell Johnson’s debut novel, is a post-apocalyptic novel that strives to bring life to the shivering, freezing climate in the snow-covered Yukon. It embraces…

Flashpoint by Geoff Johns

Title: Flashpoint Stand-Alone: Yes Universe: New 52 Writer(s): Geoff Johns Illustrator(s): Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope, Alex Sinclair, Ivan Reis, George Pérez, Rags Morales, José Luis García-López, Jesse Delperdang Publisher: DC Comics Format: Paperback Paperback Release Date: March 13th 2012 Pages: 176 Genre(s): Comics, Science Fiction ISBN13: 9781401233389 This is the story that sets things in motion…

The Promise of the Child by Tom Toner

Title: The Promise of the Child Series: The Amaranthine Spectrum #1 Author(s): Tom Toner Publisher: Night Shade Books Format: Paperback Release Date: October 11th 2016 Pages: 484 Genre(s): Science-Fiction ISBN13: 9781597808552 It has been a long time since my mind was challenged this way. Debut novels are often riddled with characters who are easy to cling…

Top 10 Young Adult Books I Should Read

Hello ladies and gentlemen! For those of you who don’t know, young adult fiction is rarely my go-to form of literature. People who exclusively pass by Bookidote for that usually get what they come for thanks to my co-blogger Trang, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t like staying up to date with the latest…

A Time of Dread by John Gwynne

Title: A Time of Dread Series: Of Blood and Bone #1 Author(s): John Gwynne Publisher: Orbit Format: Paperback Release Date: February 20th 2018 Pages: 512 Genre(s): Fantasy ISBN13: 9780316502245 John Gwynne returns to war with the first book of a brand new trilogy set in the same universe as his original series The Faithful and…

Batman: Detective Comics: A Lonely Place of Living by James Tynion IV

Title: Batman: Detective Comics Story arc: A Lonely Place of Living Volume: 5 Stand-Alone: No Universe: DC Universe Rebirth Writer(s): James Tynion IV (main) & Christopher Sebela & Eddy Barrows Illustrator(s): Carmen Carnero, Ulises Arredla, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, Adriano Lucas, Alvero Martinez, Raul Fernandez, Tomeu Morey, Jean-Francois Beaulieu Publisher: DC Comics Format:…

Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames

Title: Kings of the Wyld Series: The Band #1 Author(s): Nicholas Eames Publisher: Orbit Format: Paperback Release Date: February 21st 2017 Pages: 502 Genre(s): Fantasy ISBN13: 9780316362474 Who said old geezers didn’t know how to have fun? I know I won’t after reading Kings of the Wyld. This book single-handedly rejuvenated every lifeless cell in…

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Title: The Great Alone Series: No Author(s): Kristin Hannah Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Format: ARC Release Date: February 6th 2018 Pages: 448 Genre(s): Historical Fiction ISBN13: 9780312577230 After her wildly successful World War II historical fiction, The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah returns with a story about love and resilience set in the 70s right in the…

Cinedote Review – Man of Steel (2013)

Title: Man of Steel Universe: DCEU Rated: PG-13 Director: Zach Snyder Screenplay: David S. Goyer Story: David S. Goyer and Christopher Nolan Release Date: 2013 Runtime: 2h23min Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, and many more! Budget: $225,000,000 Opening Weekend: $116,600,000 Box Office:…

Traitor by Jonathan de Shalit

Title: Traitor Series: No Author(s): Jonathan de Shalit Publisher: Atria / Emily Bestler Books Format: ARC Release Date: January 30th 2018 Pages: 320 Genre(s): Spy Thriller ISBN13: 9781501170485 The odds that you’ve read about this author’s life are pretty slim. I’d probably even say impossible. Jonathan de Shalit is nothing more than the pseudonym of…

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Title: Anatomy of a Scandal Series: No Author(s): Sarah Vaughan Publisher: Atria / Emily Bestler Books Format: ARC Original Release Date: January 23rd 2018 Pages: 400 Genre(s): Legal Thriller, Mystery Thriller ISBN13: 9781501172168 Sarah Vaughan takes on a timely and paramount matter in Anatomy of a Scandal as she takes out her scalpel in an…

Superman: Red Son by Mark Millar

Title: Superman: Red Son Series: No Universe: Elseworlds Writer(s): Mark Millar Illustrator(s): Dave Johnson, Kilian Plunkett, Andrew Robinson & Walden Wong Publisher: DC Comics Format: Paperback Original Release Date: 2003 Pages: 160 Genre(s): Comics, Science Fiction ISBN13: 9781401201913 What if one of the greatest superheroes of all time didn’t have his rocketship crash-land in Smallville,…

Borne by Jeff Vandermeer

Title: Borne Series: No Author(s): Jeff Vandermeer Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Format: Hardcover Original Release Date: April 25th 2017 Pages: 336 Genre(s): Science-Fiction ISBN13: 9781443449120 Widely-known for his Southern Reach trilogy (including Annihilation, Authority and Acceptance), Jeff Vandermeer is an author that I have been meaning to check out for quite some time and Borne has…

Age of Assassins by R.J. Barker

Title: Age of Assassins  Series: The Wounded Kingdom #1 Author(s): R.J. Barker Publisher: Orbit Format: Paperback Original Release Date: August 1st 2017 Pages: 408 Genre(s): Fantasy ISBN13: 9780316466493 With R.J. Barker’s debut novel, fantasy lovers tag along with Girton Club-Foot and his wise master assassin in their hunt of an assassin. This coming-of-age story blooms…