Review: ‘Black & White’, by Nick Wilford


Publication Date: 18th September 2018

Published by: Superstar Peanut Publishing

I.S.B.N.: 9781370304622

Format: e-book



What is the price paid for the creation of a perfect society?

In Whitopolis, a gleamingly white city of the future where illness has been eradicated, shock waves run through the populace when a bedraggled, dirt-stricken boy materialises in the main street. Led by government propaganda, most citizens shun him as a demon, except for Wellesbury Noon – a high school student the same age as the boy.

Upon befriending the boy, Wellesbury feels a connection that he can’t explain – as well as discovering that his new friend comes from a land that is stricken by disease and only has two weeks to live. Why do he and a girl named Ezmerelda Dontible appear to be the only ones who want to help?

As they dig deeper, everything they know is turned on its head – and a race to save one boy becomes a struggle to redeem humanity.

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A selection of new books from Llewellyn, reviewed

On this lovely day, I should like to share three reviews with you dear readers. As usual I got the ARC’s from; it’s a good place for amateur reviewers to get books early, but you don’t get to keep them; they expire 55 days after being downloaded, and sometimes I have to download them again.
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Review: Waistcoats and Weaponry by Gail Carriger

Finishing School #3


Published: 4th November 2014
Publisher: Atom
Format: ebook (available in paperback)
Price: £3.99 (

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July reviews: part 2

Just a few books this time round. There’s a bit of variety in this set of reviews. Enjoy.
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Review: ‘Thor: The Dark World’ and ‘Frankenstein – National Theatre Live production 2011’

You may be wondering why I’m writing reviews at one in the morning on 1st November when I clearly should be having an early night so that I can be up good and early to get the first couple of thousand words written on my NaNo novel in the morning. I have a legitimate excuse: I went to see a film and then a recording of a play at the cinema this afternoon/evening. It’s been an exhausting day but before I go to sleep I’m going to write my reviews.


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In non-Download related news …

I’ve finally got my twelve stories written for the collection I’m writing, the first drafts anyway. I need to type them up and do a first edit, give them to people to read through and then maybe edit a couple more times. After that I don’t know what to do with them.

Should I publish as an ebook?

Also, soon I will be being sent my first paper book to review by a publisher, The Devil’s Ribbon by DE Meredith. I’ve reviewed e-books for publishers recently so this is a new development for me.
And a free book is a free book after all.

Best be off, books to read, reviews to write, the usual, bye.


I’ve got quite a few books to review

I found my way to a website called this morning, and on their ‘Special Offers & Freebies’ page there were a few books that I thought looked interesting. I’m going to read them all and review them.

I love having the Kindle for PC app. I have so many books on it, most of them free.