Libraries Ireland recently switched from the RBDigital app that my wife loved to an app called Libby. She reads magazines on a very old iPad so she made the reluctant switch to Libby. It was a nightmare. By accident she selected the county library rather than the city library and […]
I’ve been using my phone to read books for the last decade. Ever since the Grand Meetup in Seaside Florida actually. I decided I needed to buy an actual book I wanted to read on a device rather than “trying out” some of the free classic books I found online. […]
My brother gave my son a present of this Asterix Omnibus several years ago but I think I appreciated the gift more. Following the sad news of the passing of Albert Uderzo during the week I’ve been catching up with the adventures of Asterix again. I devoured these books when […]
You were on your way home when you died. You should read The Egg, a short story by Andy Weir, the author of The Martian.
Via this Reddit post.
If you’ve seen the film, “Edge of Tomorrow” you need to read the book on which it is based. All You Need Is Kill is set in Japan, the main character is a Japanese man named Keiji Kiriya while Rita Vrataski is still an American special forces, The Full Metal […]
Well, look what stumbled into my house the other day. No, not a zombie. It was the postman, he almost tripped on the sticky-up-bit of the door before handing me a box from Amazon. Inside was a signed copy of David Nicol’s latest book, Lament for the Living. I gave […]
My son Adam has taken an interest in Pinocchio after receiving a little wooden toy that looks similar to the well known character. He watched a few videos on Youtube of the Disney classic and since I knew the original would be available as a Kindle download I offered to […]
A fairly inclusive infographic recording 70 years of Batman evolution by Reddit user gonzoblair (blairerickson) and posted here.
This video reminds me of that feeling walking into Waterstones or other book shop of the worlds waiting to be discovered on the bookshelves lining the walls and in the “3 for 2” piles of books displayed near the door. I love reading, but I’ve hardly read a paperback in […]