Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ilium (Ilium 01) by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): The Trojan War rages at the foot of Olympos Mons on Mars—observed and influenced from on high by Zeus and his immortal family—and twenty-first-century professor Thomas Hockenberry is there to play a role in the insidious private … Continue reading

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Two years of blogging while running

Exactly two years ago, in 2014, I took up another hobby  beside blogging/ranting about books and movies – I started running regularly. It wasn’t easy. I was neither especially fit (ok, a bit of understatement, I wasn’t fit at all … Continue reading

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Depravity (A Beastly Tale book one) by M.J. Haag

Synopsis: A darker, more adult version of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ – in this retelling of the famous fairy tale Beauty a.k.a Benella is a teenager who not only has to feed her father and two unscrupulous sisters but also … Continue reading

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Mini review: Tears of a Heart (Book 1 Kan Savasci Cycle) by Chase Blackwood

I got a complimentary copy of that one from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you! Synopsis: A motherless boy travelling alone to a foreign country. A ruthless dragon destroying his village. An annalist trying to … Continue reading

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Crimson Midnight (Crimson 01) by Amos Cassidy

Synopsis (from Goodreads): They say London is the city that never sleeps. Man, you have no idea… A new job, a new life and a new home, Rose has left the pain of the past behind. But if she thinks … Continue reading

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That Sugar Film (2014) directed by Damon Gameau

Movie info: Three years ago a young Australian actor called Damon Gameau stopped eating refined sugar. He didn’t complain.  Now he embarks on an experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on his healthy body. 60 days … Continue reading

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A Sticky End (Mitch Mitchell Mystery 03) by James Lear

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Best friends and sometimes lovers Edward “Mitch” Mitchell and Harry “Boy” Morgan have been in terrible jams before — their adventures of murder, mystery, and unstoppable sex have madeThe Back Passage and The Secret Tunnel international bestellers. … Continue reading

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