Christopher Paolini’s “Eragon” versus Eragon (2006)

What makes a fantasy film adaptation bad? Let’s compare Christopher Poalini’s “Eragon” against Stefan Fangmeier’s 2006 adaptation.  … More Christopher Paolini’s “Eragon” versus Eragon (2006)

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Stravaganza: City of Flowers (2002)

Young carers don’t appear often in media, and it’s even rarer that I enjoy the way their stories are told, but Sky from Mary Hoffman’s Stravaganza: City of Flowers is the most accurate representation of my experience as a carer that I have ever come across. Add to that a great world, interesting premise, and lovable characters, and it’s definitely one of my favourite books. … More Stravaganza: City of Flowers (2002)

Pottermore Presents – Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists (a.k.a. Pulling a Pottermore Part Three)

With Slughorn as the redeeming factor, Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists is definitely the best of the (rather bad) bunch. … More Pottermore Presents – Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists (a.k.a. Pulling a Pottermore Part Three)