The Spook’s Apprentice – Book Review

This week on The Couch I fell down the rabbit hole of an exciting world filled with darkness, witches, boggarts, and general nastiness in Joseph Delaney’s The Spook’s Apprentice. Meeting the book’s protagonist, Tom, I was wrapped up in an adventure like no other as I read all about the boy’s leaving home, becoming employed…

Mort – Book Review

This week’s choice of novel seemed rather appropriate given the current state of jobs, careers, and financial security. I entered the magical realm of the Discworld and met Mort, a bit of a no-hoper who somehow lands a job as Death’s apprentice! His first day on the job did not go well… Read about it…

Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony – Book Review

Well it’s been a while, but I finally managed to conclude my (to date) most lengthy visit on The Couch. This week, criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl and elfin private investigator Holly Short told me the undeniably exciting tale of how they travelled through time, jumped into another dimension, and came upon another juvenile mastermind who…

Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident -Book Review

It looks like I’ve got a few guests staying on the Couch for the foreseeable future. Having gotten so intrigued by young Artemis Fowl and is magical ‘friends’, I simply had to invite them stay for a while! This week they regaled me with a tale of Arctic exploration, rescue, and an internal sabotage plot…

Artemis Fowl – Book Review

This week on the Couch it felt only right to take a trip back into the realms of fantasy. So I met up with a young criminal mastermind who regaled me with the tremendous tale of the time he kidnapped a fairy… Read all about it on the ‘Book Reviews’ tab and, right here…