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    STEELHEART

    Hopefully by this point in time you’ve realized that I’m a huge fan of Brandon Sanderson’s work (my review of The Rithmatist is here and also one of his books in the epic Wheel of Time series – The Gathering Storm).  I’m always in awe of his creativity and to be honest his throughput frankly […]

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    Marine Cadet (The Human Legion Book 1) by Tim C. Taylor

    I think I spoke about Kindle Unlimited in a previous post so I won’t go into all of my negatives on it here as you can read about them in that post.  One good thing I will state about it though is that it does help to introduce you to new authors that you might […]

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    Fan fiction: Doom – Portal to Chaos, Chapter 6

    Chapter VI – Alien Visitors Loud roars filled the teleport area. The aliens stomped down the ramp, causing it to clatter as it shook. At the control station the automated scanners were already cataloging information about the recent arrivals. “What happened to the fail-safe systems?” demands Banks. “The encryption locks are still in place, i […]

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    Pulp Comic Characters: Remembering The Forgotten Icons

    It’s 2015 and names like Batman and Spider-man are as well known as Homer Simpson or Santa Claus. The names that are becoming harder and harder to remember are those of the pulpy characters that helped shaped these modern day superheroes.  i’m not that old, but it seems that unless you’re over the age of […]

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    Star Trek – Double, double

    This novel serves as a continuation of the original series episode ‘What little girls are made of’. In the episode, Kirk and Christine Chapel beam down to Exo III to meet the long missing Dr. Roger Korby who is also Christine’s fiancée. Korby tells Kirk that he has made an amazing breakthrough after deciphering the […]

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    Star Trek Excelsior – Forged in Fire

    Forged in Fire takes place between the movies Star Trek 5 and 6, it describes how Hikaru Sulu becomes Captain of the U.S.S. Excelsior. During Sulu’s youth, we learn that he narrowly saved himself and his parents from being killed by a bloodthirsty, albino Klingon who is forced to live as an outlaw. In the […]

  • Fantasy
    THE WHEEL OF TIME

    Prequel – New Spring Main Story – The Eye of the World (Review 1) The Great Hunt The Dragon Reborn The Shadow Rising The Fires of Heaven Lord of Chaos A Crown of Swords The Path of Daggers Winter’s Heart Crossroads of Twilight Knife of Dreams The Gathering Storm (written by Brandon Sanderson) Towers of […]

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    HARPER HALL OF PERN – DRAGONSONG

    Anne McCaffrey is the creator of the wondrous world of Pern. In this far off world the colonists were surprised to be attacked by what seemed to be little worms. The “thread” crosses the void from a planet that is circling the land of Pern and these voracious creatures are able to eat any living […]

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    THE WHEEL OF TIME: TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT

    Something is wrong. I was all set to really love this book – having just finished The Way of Kings and as someone who’s now read almost everything that Brandon Sanderson has written I thought his writing was something I really liked and enjoyed … but … there was something … missing with this book. […]

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    BAEN FREE LIBRARY

    If you are new to SciFi and Fantasy but have a Kindle or other eReader a great resource to try out is the Baen Free Library.  While you won’t get access to a whole series by any one author, what you will get is an awesome introduction to some of the most thrilling and exciting […]

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    Fan fiction, DooM – Portal to Chaos, Chapter 5

    Chapter V – Ritualistic Behaviour “I’m not paid to ask questions about shipments, I just deliver the cargo” states the shady freighter Captain in the large, bright hangar bay. A sharp winged shuttle with a reinforced rear section filled the area, two levels of scaffolding rimmed the hangar’s walls. Corporal Revok stared silently at the […]

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    Star Trek Deep Space Nine – Devil in the Sky

    I enjoy DS9 because I find that a space station is an interesting setting, I’m curious about the different situations that might happen there and this book really delivered for me on that front. In the original series episode, Devil in the dark, we were introduced to what seems to be one of the series’ most […]

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