Monthly Archives: September 2013

Mini Review: Right Hand Magic (Goghotam 01) by Nancy A. Collins

Synopsis: Tate is an artist in the futuristic New York. She creates modern versions of old sculptures from sheets of steel and  scavenged machinery parts. Now she must work double hard as she is expecting her first serious gallery exhibition. … Continue reading

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Review: Emperor’s Edge (Emperor’s Edge 01) by Lindsay Buroker

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Imperial law enforcer Amaranthe Lokdon is good at her job: she can deter thieves and pacify thugs, if not with a blade, then by toppling an eight-foot pile of coffee canisters onto their heads. But when ravaged … Continue reading

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Review: Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas

Synopsis (from Goodreads): She was unmarried, untouched and almost thirty, but novelist Amanda Briars wasn’t about to greet her next birthday without making love to a man. When he appeared at her door, she believed he was her gift to … Continue reading

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Graphic novel review: Arrow Vol. 1 by Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg, Mike Grell

A TV show tie-in graphic novel and an ARC review. Continue reading

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Movie review: Byzantium by Neil Jordan

Synopsis: Clara (Gemma Alterton), a hardworking lap-dancer in a night club,  and her daughter, Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan),  are two female vampires. They live precariously, ready to run to another place whenever they sense any danger – they can be long-lived but … Continue reading

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Two movies duel: Kick-Ass 2 vs. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

1. Presentation of the opponents (a.k.a synopsis): Kick-Ass 2:Dave Lizewski (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), now 18, and Mindy Macready (Chloë Grace Moretz), now 15, have retired from fighting crime; still Dave is hardly out of the hero business, he merely takes a break to … Continue reading

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In His Comand (Don’t Tell #1) by Rie Warren

Synopsis from Goodreads: In the dystopian future, two men discover attraction isn’t just dangerous, it’s deadly. It is the year 2070. Generations ago, the world was annihilated by catastrophic environmental events. The survivors were driven to live in big city … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Delilah (Regency Noblemen #2) by Loretta Chase

Synopsis from Goodreads: Hot-tempered and unpredictable, Delilah Desmond was indeed the devil’s daughter. “Devil” Desmond, to be exact, society’s most infamous rogue who had just completed his scandalous memoirs. A great many dreaded the tell-all publication, including his daughter, for … Continue reading

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Romance Debate part three – why rameau can’t help but love it

In these previous weeks we’ve posted two parts of our Romance Debate. Part one explained why my blogging partner doesn’t like the genre and part two had us mocking together some reasons romance authors give in defence of romance. Now … Continue reading

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Review: The Cold Dish (Walt Longmire 01) by Craig Johnson

Synopsis: Walt (Walter) Longmire is the Sheriff in Durant,  Absaroka county, Wyoming – a scenic little town beneath the shadow of the Big Horn Mountains. Despite the profession and the scenery his existence can be hardly called exciting. He is … Continue reading

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