Neil J. Pearson

Top Reviewer Ranking: 5,408
Helpful votes received on reviews: 84% (348 of 413)
Location: London, UK
In My Own Words:
I like to think I'm harsh but fair in my reviews and only review items I have bought. I tend to stick to books and DVDs but if I find a problem or positive thing to say about electonics I'll try my best to do so.

Sci-Fi and Fantasy in TV and literature. Anime HBO-style dramas


Top Reviewer Ranking: 5,408 - Total Helpful Votes: 348 of 413
Abaddon's Gate: Book Three of the Expanse series by James S. A. Corey
5.0 out of 5 stars Back on Track, 17 Sep 2014
I found the second installment merely "solid" but I'm pleased I eventually got around to part 3. It addresses all of the issues I had with the second book by having a plot that was unique and also opened the series up in ways I hadn't foreseen. The POV characters were all really strong and distinct this time too. My favourite aspect of the book (and something all the books in the series have been good at) is how it throws you into the action right away and continues to escalate throughout. By the half-way point I was almost out of breath and was concerned the story might run out of steam. I needn't have worried as this book doesn't let up until the end and when you get there you… Read more
Merrell Mens Rant Whip Shoes J41207 Dark Olive 8 U&hellip Merrell
5.0 out of 5 stars Great trainer, 26 Aug 2014
I was a bit wary of the bright laces but I'm pleased I took the gamble. The trainer is very comfortable and great for moderate temperatures. They are also pretty durable as I wore them while walking around all kinds of terrain in a 5 day trip in San Francisco and the shoe, and my feet, were no worse for wear. I'll strongly consider buying a similar make when these ones are worn out.
Merrell Mens Rant Evo Shoes J41933 Potting Soil 42&hellip Merrell
The trainer is comfortable and looks good except for the finish where there appears to be glue around the upper and front foot of the shoe. This gives it a bit of a cheap look, up close. Otherwise I like them.