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August 2017 – Dumpy Little Unicorn
  • Books,  Review,  Uncategorized

    Review: Shattered Minds by Laura Lam

    Shattered Minds by Laura Lam is the second of her Pacifica novels. It isn’t a sequel to False Hearts but it does have links between the two. Shattered minds is a tense thriller with a cast of flawed characters. Lam conjures a tense yet vibrant world and creates characters the reader can empathise with even when they are dark. Carina is an ex neuroscientist with a dark secret. A zeal addict on the slippery slope to oblivion when one of her ex-colleagues, Mark hacks her zealscape to give her information about her old company Sudice. She knows he must already be dead. This is fast paced and feels quite cyberpunk.…

  • Geekery,  General Jane

    Nineworlds 2017

    For the last three years the highlight of my summer has been Nineworlds AKA London Geekfest and this year was no exception. Coming to Nineworlds feels like coming home to my chosen family. This was my fourth Nineworlds and it began like the previous two with the Icebreaker quiz that my friends and I run. As usual it was attended well and everyone seemed to have a good time. Even if getting things ready was a little bit stressful. This year I was determined to make it to most of the panels that I wanted to and by and large I did. The stand out panels for me were: Police…