Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Hollow Man by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Jeremy Bremen has a secret.  All his life he’s been cursed with the ability to read minds.  He knows the secret thoughts, fears, and desires of others as if they were his own.  For years, his wife, Gail, has served … Continue reading

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Movie review: Now You See Me (2013) directed by Louis Leterrier

Movie info (from Wikipedia): Four amateur magicians, J. Daniel “Danny” Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Merritt McKinney (Woody Harrelson), Henley Reeves (Isla Fisher), and Jack Wilder (Dave Franco), are each singled out and given a tarot card that lead them to the same empty New York … Continue reading

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Dark Eden (Dark Eden 01) by Chris Beckett

Synopsis (from Goodreads): On the alien, sunless planet they call Eden, the 532 members of the Family shelter beneath the light and warmth of the Forest’s lantern trees. Beyond the Forest lie the mountains of the Snowy Dark and a … Continue reading

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Song of Kali by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Calcutta: a monstrous city of immense slums, disease and misery, is clasped in the foetid embrace of an ancient cult. At its decaying core is the Goddess Kali: the dark mother of pain, four-armed and eternal, her … Continue reading

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Hell Is Empty (Walt Longmire 07) by Craig Johnson

I got this one as a gift from Tasha/heidenkind – thank you very much! Synopsis (from Goodreads): Well-read and world-weary, Sheriff Walt Longmire has been maintaining order in Wyoming’s Absaroka County for more than thirty years, but in this riveting … Continue reading

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Movie review: Legion (2010) by Scott Steward

Starring: Paul Bettany (Archangel Michael), Lucas Black (Jeep), Adrianne Palicki (Charlie the waitress),  L.A., Kyle (Tyrese Gibson) Product description: When a group of strangers at a dusty roadside diner come under attack by demonic forces, their only chance for survival … Continue reading

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Full Circle by Kevin E. Hatt

I got a complimentary copy of this one from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! Official synopsis When asked to look into the death of a man in a town known for pagan … Continue reading

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Adam by Shari Sakurai

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Adam Larimore is on a mission of self-destruct. After learning that he was genetically engineered for the sole purpose of inheriting his father’s empire, Adam has been determined to ruin his father’s life and in the process … Continue reading

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Mockingbird (Miriam Black book 2) by Chuck Wendig

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Miriam is trying. Really, she is. But this whole “settling down thing” that Louis has going for her just isn’t working out. She lives on Long Beach Island all year around. Her home is a run-down double-wide … Continue reading

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