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Space Mormons, G-Force, and Nukes – Leviathan Wakes Review
This is one of the best sci-fi books I’ve read in recent memory, and I can’t wait to burn through the rest of the series.
Cannibalism, Starvation, and the History of the Wendigo
This week on Cryptids Decrypted, we're covering the dark history of the wendigo myth. Originally used as a cautionary tale by the native populations in Northern Canada, wendigos were described as pale, emaciated creatures, hungry for human flesh. It was said that humans were possessed by evil spirits in moments of physical weakness and greed. … Continue reading Cannibalism, Starvation, and the History of the Wendigo
The Tommyknockers – A Review in Brief
The Tommyknockers by Stephen KingMy rating: 3 of 5 starsThe Tommyknockers has moments of greatness, but suffers from the same problem as some of King's other works; it's just too damned long. There were parts of the story that had me rapt, engaged, and wanting to know what happens next, but then there were also … Continue reading The Tommyknockers – A Review in Brief
Review in Brief – Thrawn: Treason (Book 3)
Thrawn: Treason by Timothy ZahnMy rating: 3 of 5 starsThe Thrawn series might have stumbled with its second book, but #3 fixes most of those mistakes and makes for an exciting entry. Eli Vanto is back and Anakin/Vader is relegated to mere mentions, which is a blessing, because I'm not sure I could read more … Continue reading Review in Brief – Thrawn: Treason (Book 3)
Cannery Row – A Review in Brief
Cannery Row by John SteinbeckMy rating: 4 of 5 starsCannery row is less of a story and more of a description of a place in time. Steinbeck describes a coastal town with incredible detail using a constantly shifting perspective, examining the town through the eyes of a given person or place. It takes a few … Continue reading Cannery Row – A Review in Brief