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Book Review: The Remortal by Ramsey Isler

The Remortal by Ramsey Isler Immortality is boring. This is one of the aspects of stories about immortality that I enjoy, but not many of the stories I’ve read deal with this. Or rather, they don’t focus on the desire of an immortal to move on. I was attracted to The Remortal specifically because this […]

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Book~Film Comparison: Nightwatch by Sergei Lukyanenko

Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko This book, along with the movie, was chosen for February 2012’s book club read based on the praise of some members who really loved the film. The premise involves the existence of supernatural beings, “Others,” who choose to ally themselves with the Light or the Dark. Both sides, through the […]

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Book Review: The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig

The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig Okay, my first thought after reading this book: Chuck Wendig is awesome! Then, my second thought: Why on earth haven’t I heard about or read anything from this author before now? So, my thanks to Angry Robot for rectifying this, by providing me with an e-ARC of The Blue Blazes […]

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Book Review: Awakening by Karen Sandler

Awakening by Karen Sandler Genre: Science Fiction, Biopunk, Young Adult Series: Book 2 of the Tankborn Trilogy Publisher: Tu Books (April 9, 2013) Author Information: Twitter | Website Tiara’s Rating: 3.5 out 5 stars First, I wanted to thank Netgalley and the publisher for allowing me to read an advance reader copy of this book in […]

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Audiobook Review: Fool Moon by Jim Butcher

Fool Moon by Jim Butcher I’m not much of an audiobook person, but I need to do something with this Audible account. After unsuccessfully trying to listen to N.K. Jemisin’s The Killing Moon, due to not caring for the narrator’s voice, I decided to give Jim Butcher’s Fool Moon a chance. It’s narrated by James […]

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Book Review: Tankborn by Karen Sandler

Tankborn by Karen Sandler Genre: Science Fiction, Biopunk, Young Adult Series: Book 1 of the Tankborn Trilogy Publisher: Tu Books (October 11, 2011) Author Information: Twitter | Website Tiara’s Rating: 3.5 out 5 stars Kayla is a GEN, a tankborn person whose purpose is to serve others. While in the tank, their DNA is sliced […]

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Graphic Novel Series Review: Star Wars: Legacy by John Ostrander and Jan Duursema

Star Wars: Legacy by John Ostrander and Jan Duursema The Jedi and Sith infuriate me. They are the same side of a spherical coin, but they refuse to see that. I have complained about my frustration with these Force users before, but usually, my complaints are within reviews of Star Wars books, games, shows, etc that point out the hypocrisy and stupidity of the Jedi […]

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Book Review: Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson

Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson The idea alone of using colour as a source of power made me very curious about this book. The details Sanderson puts into the use of colour and Breath is very intricate, yet surprisingly not overwhelming. The obvious religious comparisons are not overwhelming either. I was concerned for a moment when Austre, the […]

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Book Review: Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson

Christine Lucas, the protagonist of this psychological thriller, has a problem. Years ago, an accident robbed her of her ability to retain day-to-day memories. Each night, her mind erases everything when she goes to sleep, and most days when she wakes, she is unable to remember anything past her young adult years. Her husband Ben […]

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Book Review: Hexed by Kevin Hearne

Atticus O’Sullivan lives an interesting life. On the surface, he’s an ordinary young man, making his living as a New Age book store/tea shop owner in Tempe, Arizona. In actuality, Atticus is a 2100-year-old druid, the last of his kind. Just weeks after his harrowing run-in with an ancient Celtic god who was trying to […]

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