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Broken Homes- Ben Aaronovitch (book review) *contains spoilers*

Book: Broken Homes
Author: Ben Aaronovitch
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Published By: Gollancz
Published Year: 2013

My Review:
With my work colleague letting me borrow the next book in the Peter Grant series, I was hoping that this book would be as good as the previous book which had me wondering what was going to happen next and if they would discover where the dark wizard was hiding. Not only this, but with the characters moving to a building they felt had a magical connection, I was wondering how this would effect not only the people performing good magic but the ones who would want it for darkness. Broken Homes did surprise me with the ending however it did rather bore me throughout which did disappoint me.

I liked that Broken Homes showed that it wasn't only people who could be magical but that it could also be buildings which demonstrated how magic was everywhere and could build in certain parts of the city. With this being something that I hadn't thought of before, it was …
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I Am Wrath (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: I Am Wrath
Year: 2016
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Directed By: Chuck Russell
Starring: John Travolta, Christopher Meloni, Amanda Schull
About: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwiQCDpYzjE

My Review:
When my mum came home with this movie I had no idea what to expect as I had never heard of it before but liking a lot of movies with John Travolta I had high hopes that I would enjoy it. This film did surprise me a lot and something in which I enjoyed a lot more than I had expected.

Starting I Am Wrath with Stanley's wife dying and how he went out for revenge made me think that this was somewhat based off of a John Wick movie, however as a fan of the trilogy this didn't bother me at all. Showing how the police and people higher up didn't care about who killed his wife and even let the killer go as he was part of a gang in which the police were controlled by and ho…

Whispers Underground Ben Aaronovitch (book review) *contains spoilers*

Book: Whispers Underground
Author: Ben Aaronovitch
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Published By: Gollancz
Published Year: 2012

My Review:
Continuing with the Peter Grant series I couldn't wait to start the third book. With the ending of the second book being so surprising and showing how there was an evil warlock who was also being in London it really made me hope that they would reveal more about them and wonder how Nightingale didn't know about them prior. Hoping for more answers this book excited me and had me looking forward to what was going to happen next.

Ben Aaronovitch seems to have become his own in his writing of this novel, with the character developments and feeling that his writing is becoming a lot easier to read than the previous books in this series. With the writing seeming to get better I found that this book was one in which really hooked me from the beginning and already part of the story and one with the characters. A thing thing in which I enjoyed about Whispe…

The Road To El Dorado (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: The Road To El Dorado
Year: 2000
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Directed By: Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul
Starring: Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez
About: Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcOfJwN0bdY

My Review: 
Letting my Twitter decide which movie that it wants to see me review the most voted for movie was The Road To El Dorado. Having either never seen this before or not having seen it in so long that I couldn't remember anything about it I was excited to watch this. Knowing that this was a children's movie I wasn't sure what this would be like but really hoped that it would be good for both adults and children and I was not disappointed.

Humor is a key part of the film and was very well done for both an adult and child audience with jokes that both adults and children would get without it being too obvious. Having this made me laugh and enjoy the film a lot more than I had ex…

The Hustle (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: The Hustle
Year: 2019
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Directed By: Chris Addison
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp
About: Two con women - one low rent and the other high class - team up to take down the men who have wronged them.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j5hwooOHVE

My Review:
Having asked my Facebook page what film they would like me to review last week (sorry for the delay) they chose The Hustle. This is a movie that I wanted to see in the cinema but never got around to. I was excited by the premise of the movie and the casting as it had Anne Hathaway however it ended up being not as good as I had expected.

Showing how both of the main female characters in the movie Penny played by Rebel Wilson and Josephine by Anne Hathaway both in their own hustling ways was a good way of showing their own distinct styles. By further showing how Penny is an amateur and hustles people who only see her as her looks and decides that they should be taken advantage of where as Josep…

The 5th Wave (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: The 5th Wave
Year: 2016
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Directed By: J Blakeson
Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, Gabriela Lopez
About: Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth in ruin. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmxLybfGNC4

My Review:
Having not seen The 5th Wave in a while and continuously being drawn to it in my movie collection I decided to give this a watch. Gutted that they decided not to continue on the franchise as it left a lot of questions however I do find this film enjoyable.

Showing the background to the film and the different waves in which The Others seemed to take when eliminating the human race was something which helped the audience understand what was happening with the waves of Darkness; Destruction; Infection; Invasion and Child Education. With each wave killing humanity on the Earth so that the aliens are able to invade without problems and us…

Angel's Intuition - Liz Borino (book review) *contains spoilers*

Book: Angel's Intuition
Author: Liz Borino
Genre: Romance, War
Published By: Ninestar Press
Published Year: 2018

My Review:
Having received a copy of Angel's Intuition in return for an honest review from Netgalley I was excited to see what this book was going to turn out. With war books not being my usual style of book I was apprehensive before reading this however with liking romance books I felt this was going to be a very hit or miss book for me. Luckily, this book surprised me and was more enjoyable than I was expecting.

The book is told from two people's perspective and the couple of the story, Jordan and Aaron. When Jordan goes to do his final deployment in Afghanistan and goes missing the army think of him dead and don't go looking for him. However, Aaron feels that he is still alive and doesn't give up hope of finding his husband! When they do get reunited they realise there is a mole within the US Army but will they be able to prove it?

I found that having both…