Book review: Echo Boy by Matt Haig

4/5 stars. Audible version, narrated by Jane Collingwood and Thomas Judd. This story is set in an imagined not too distant future, in the year 2115. A lot of scientific advancements have been made, including ECHOs. ECHO stands for Enhanced Computerised Humanoid Organism, and they’re essentially very advanced androids. They look human, they are built…

Book review: Off to Be the Wizard by Scott Meyer

4/5 stars. Martin Banks is your average geeky guy with an uneventful, average life, until one day he discovers a mysterious file. A file, it turns out, that is the source code of our world. Martin carefully starts to experiment with the file, and finds he can teleport by changing the coordinates listed for his…

(Blind) Book review: The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray

3/5 stars. I used to do this more often when I was younger – sometimes in a bookshop but also at the library. Pick a book at random, where I knew nothing about the book or author in advance, and let it surprise me. I like the idea of not knowing anything much about a…