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Devolution – A Review in Brief

We get it, Bigfoot really likes to rip off people’s heads… The beginning of Devolution felt like a return to form for Max Brooks, evoking the same feelings as his critically acclaimed World War Z. For my readthrough, I listened to the full cast audiobook which leant a sense of realism to the interludes of […]

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Congo – Review in Brief

Crichton provides adventure, a dollop of racist ideas about ‘the dark continent’ of Africa, and enough cannibals to make Dahmer feel uncomfortable.

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Wonder Woman 1984 – Review in Brief

Underbaked characters and tonal inconsistency bring down what could have been a fun synth-poppy throwback.

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The Stupidest Angel – Review in Brief

What’s a holiday story that doesn’t start with bloodshed, cursing, and a little good-old-fashioned graveyard sex?

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Abbadon’s Gate (Expanse #3) – Review in Brief

Abbadon’s Gate manages to blow past its predecessors with another incredible story and standout new characters. More impressive, it keeps the tension high even while most of the story takes place in one location.

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Where Are the Damned Sharks? – Grave Descend Review in Brief

Clearly, Crichton got better with time as we all do, but for those looking for lost gems in his back catalogue, you can skip this one.

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Alibis on Alibis – Murder on the Orient Express Review

Detective Poirot is a delight from start to finish. He’s meticulous, cunning, and has a dry, at times condescending sense of humor that lightens the story.

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The Fear Institute – A Review in Brief

Cabal’s third adventure is easily as good as his first and far outstrips the second.

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The Walkthrough – A Review in Brief

Overall, I was engaged every minute through Doug’s book and I would highly recommend it to any video game fan. Hell, even the young’uns out there who think strategy has always been found on YouTube might enjoy this piece of what is quickly becoming history.

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