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Movie review: Interstellar (2014) directed by Christopher Nolan

Product info (from Wikipedia): Sometime in the 21st century, a series of crop blights on Earth threatens humanity’s survival. Joseph Cooper (Mathew McConaughey), a widowed former NASA pilot, runs a farm with his father-in-law, son Tom (Casey Affleck), and daughter … Continue reading

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After Rome: A Novel of Celtic Britain by Morgan Llywelyn

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Anarchy rules in Britannia as the Roman Empire collapses, and two men fight to build stable lives among the chaos. After more than four hundred years of Roman rule, the island its conquerors called Britannia was abandoned—left to … Continue reading

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Movie review: Assassin’s Creed (2016) directed by Justin Kurzel

Movie info: Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) has been saved from a death row by Alan Rikkin (Jeremy Irons), a mysterious CEO so obsolete that he still wears a black turtleneck and thinks he looks cool. His lovely daughter, Sophia (Marion Cotillard), … Continue reading

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The Girl’s Guide to the Apocalypse by Daphne Lamb

I was given a copy of this one by Linda/Blodeuedd – thank you my dear! Synopsis (from Goodreads): Welcome to the Apocalypse. Your forecast includes acid rain, roving gangs and misplaced priorities, in this comedic take on the end of … Continue reading

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The Passage (The Passage 01) by Justin Cronin

Synopsis (from Goodreads): An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy—abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of … 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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Review: Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner

Synopsis (from Goodreads):  The Booker Prize winner in 1984 for the best original novel written in the English language, penned by Anita Brookner, finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question “Why love?” It tells the story of Edith … Continue reading

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