Eoin Colfer

Reviews of books by this author:

And Another Thing…

The subtitle — part six of three — tells you everything you need to know. Adams may be dead and gone, but his work lives on, as beloved as ever. So much, in fact, that they commissioned another book, in no small part because Adams himself had stated he didn’t want to leave Mostly Harmless – Read the rest of this review

Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox

I’m a fan of the Artemis Fowl series and up until now they’ve always been good, funny, entertaining and inventive stories, but this one feels like a book too far. The books are normally fast paced, but this feels like Colfer took a deep breath and then attempted to tell the entire story before he – Read the rest of this review


I’m not sure what it is that appeals to me about earlier flight, when people flew things made of wood and paper and filled with explosive gas. I’ve previously reviewed Airborn and Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel, both of which I loved, and which are about adventures in airships. I’m also a fan of stories set – Read the rest of this review

Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony

The Lost Colony is the fifth book in the Artemis Fowl series, I’ve read them all so far and they’ve been great reads. I thought the last book, the Opal Deception, was the weakest though, and feared Colfer might be running out of steam. While this book is much better, it is far from perfect, – Read the rest of this review

Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception

The Artemis Fowl books are often mentioned in the same breath as Harry Potter but aside from being aimed at the same age group and featuring a young boy as the protagonist, there are few similarities. Artemis Fowl is a the son of the head of an old criminal family. He is a boy genius – Read the rest of this review