Audiobook Adventures: Persian Fire by Tom Holland & narrated by Andrew Sachs

Persian Fire by Tom Holland, and narrated by Andrew Sachs, is a fast-paced, narrative history of The Greco-Persian Wars. It strikes a great balance between entertainment and information as it recounts the story of these iconic conflicts and battles from the ancient world. Encompassing several centuries of ancient history in the entirety of its scope, …

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Five of the Best: Friendship

Hi everyone! So the other week I started a new series of posts called 'Five of the Best'. The premise is pretty simple: I’ll pick five books that I think are amongst the best books going in a particular category/area and give a brief explanation of why I like them so much. The previous post …

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Audiobook Adventures: Five Non-Fiction Books

Hi everyone! It's been a while since I've posted anything in my Audiobook Adventures series... Hell, it's been a while since I listened to an audiobook! Which is ridiculous really as they're great. To correct this, I've decided to make a conscious effort to pick up at least one audiobook a month by getting an …

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Horus Heresy Mini-Reviews: Master of Mankind, Wolfsbane, Slaves to Darkness

Hi everyone! Those of you that follow me on Twitter, will have seen that I ran a poll a week or so ago. I was struggling with what book to read first this year. I knew I wanted to read something set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe and gave the options of The Solar War, …

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