Review: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

I came across Trevor Noah’s stand-up routines on YouTube after seeing some Daily Show segments and decided that I liked his brand of humour. Then I found out he wrote a book about his childhood in South-Africa during Apartheid. So I knew I had to buy it.


Born a Crime chronicles Trevor Noah’s childhood, teenage years and young adult year in South-Africa during Apartheid, where he was born to a black mother and white father.

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Review: Aquaman

I’ll be honest, I’m not really interested in DC content. Probably because I grew up with Marvel related things a lot more. I didn’t read the comics, but I did love the Animated X-men series and knew about more of the characters of the Marvel universe than I did about the DC universe. Sure I knew who Superman and Batman were, and I remember watching Smallville for a few episodes before I missed another few and didn’t know what the hell was going on when I got back to it. But the DC universe just never really had any pull on me. But the trailer for Aquaman caught my interest, so I decided, why not?

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Review: God of War

After finishing God of War III Remastered, I waited patiently to hear news of another God of War game. When the E3 trailer came out, I was more hyped than I was for season 7 of GOT, and I was pretty hyped for that (WHAT IS HYPE MAY NEVER DIE!!!). This game promised to be something else completely, promised us a new side to Kratos and I was ready for it. Or so I thought.

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Review: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Hearts of Stone & Blood and Wine

I’m just going to come out and say it: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is my favourite game of all the games I’ve played so far since I got my PS4. I have the strange penchant to start with the third installment of game series (God of War, Diablo, Dragon Age), and this time it was no different. I never played the previous games, but I owned The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski, and I read that immediately after starting up the game. I bought this game at the end of 2015, beginning of 2016, and though I finished the main quest of Wild Hunt somewhere in 2017, it wasn’t until yesterday that I finished the last of the two DLC.

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Review: The Ea Cycle by David Zindell

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The Ea Cycle series by David Zindell is comprised of the following books:

  • The Lightstone: The Ninth Kingdom
  • The Lightstone: The Silver Sword
  • The Lord of Lies
  • Black Jade
  • The Diamond Warriors


Valashu Elahad is the seventh son of the King of Mesh, one of the nine kingdoms of the Valari warriors. But unlike many of his kin, he aims to be a warrior of the soul instead of the sword and abhors war. So when he is asked to join in the quest to find the fabled Lightstone – that wonderful gelstei that will make men more than men and bring the people of Ea to an Age of light and love and wonder – he jumps at the opportunity. After all, why wouldn’t he try to go after  the one thing that will stop Morjin, the Red Dragon of Sakai, who himself is more than a man, from obtaining the ultimate power? But little does Valashu know, and little do his companions know, of the fate of the world and their own. And of the fate of the Maitraya, the Shining One. Continue reading

Review: The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks


The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks is comprised of the following three books:

  • The Way of Shadows
  • Shadow’s Edge
  • Beyond the Shadows


The Night Angel Trilogy follows the life of guild rat Azoth who tries to live a better life by becoming an apprentice of legendary wetboy Durzo Blint. Wetboys are superb assassins, who don’t have targets, but ‘deaders’, because they never mess up. And Durzo is the best of them all. Azoth takes up the name Kylar Stern and tries to leave his old world behind while learning his trade. But he finds himself unable to let go of some of the people he cares about:  his friends Jarl and Elene.

When the Kalidorians attempt a take-over, Kylar learns his master’s shocking secret. As he flees the country and tries to leave his wetboy days behind, he realizes that he can’t escape his fate. He is the Night Angel. He has to serve out justice and retribution. Soon, the fate of the world is in his hands. Continue reading