Hype, Hysteria and Haters Does success affect enjoyment?

So earlier this week I posted a review of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars to GoodReads. I am a huge fan of the work of John and his brother Hank, but I wasn’t a fan of the book. So if you’re a fan of The Fault in Our Stars, I don’t overly recommend you read that review. It isn’t written for entertainment, and is a rather meticulous explanation of why I

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London Book Fair 2014 Books! Books! Books!

Having been to London Book Fair last year and thought about returning pretty much constantly since, my happiness at being back there was inevitable. In fact, I was happy just to be in Earl’s Court again, I love that place and will miss it when it closes. This year I discovered an excellent way to slow the inevitable leg pains that come from conferences and

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To Boldly Go.. Crap Looking Books finally gets some science fiction!

At London Film and Comic Con I had the fortune (between yelling “I’M REALLY NERVOUS!” at Peter Dinklage and pretending to communicate telepathically with Jan Chappell) to come across a “free books!” stall managed by the guys from Loncon3. not everything at comic-con costs a fortune Resisting the urge to go absolutely mental and clean out their entire

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