Book Reviews and Literary-related musing.
In 2020 I started reviewing some of the new titles being put out by Aconyte books, the fiction-publishing arm of Board Game giants Asmodee, over on my board-game blog, Fistful of Meeples.
Over time, the book reviewing outgrew its original home, and I wanted to be able to publish my thoughts on a broader range of written creations – thus The Story Board was born.
When Aconyte first put out an Assassin’s Creed novel – Geirmund’s Saga, by Matthew J Kirby- last year, I let it pass me by – I had a vague recollection of possibly having played a demo of one of the earliest titles in the Assassin’s Creed series many years ago now, but certainly never gotContinue reading “Book Review – Assassin’s Creed: Geirmund’s Saga & Assassin’s Creed: The Ming Storm”
Rogue: Untouched is Aconyte’s latest X-Men tale, a new instalment in their Marvel Heroines series, by Alisa Kwitney. Untouched is a re-imaging of young Anna Marie for the Instagram generation, which (at least if you’re as old as I am) is … really odd. For those not familiar with her, Rogue first appeared in theContinue reading “Book Review – Rogue Untouched”
Elsa Bloodstone: Bequest, by Cath Lauria is one of the newest releases in Aconyte’s Marvel Heroines series, once again putting a relatively minor character in the spotlight and giving her the chance to tell a fuller version of her story than the average reader is likely to be familiar with. Elsa Bloodstone is one ofContinue reading “Book Review: Elsa Bloodstone – Bequest”
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