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I, Robot by Isaac Asimov: Modern Scifi Owes a Debt

I, Robot. Is there a selection from the golden age of science fiction that better epitomizes the era? There's no doubt that Isaac Asimov's I, Robot is a science fiction classic. Complete with the three laws of robotics, it … [Read More...]

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Book Review | The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Don Tillman is not your average guy. He’s got his life scheduled and organized for optimal efficiency and zero time waste. He's a brilliant professor of genetics, but socially he’s inept, and he’s smart enough to know it. He … [Read More...]

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Star Wars and the Hero’s Journey

If you’ve ever wondered why Star Wars continues to resonate with viewers young and old decades after its special effects have been eclipsed by new technology, look no further than Joseph Campbell’s book The Hero with a … [Read More...]

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Book Review | Allegiant by Veronica Roth (Divergent Trilogy #3)

Well, friends, I finally read the concluding book of the Divergent series. It’s difficult for me to fully review this book without discussing spoilers. So…if you don’t want to know spoilers, stop reading this review right … [Read More...]

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A Moving Tribute to a Jedi: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller

Kenobi is a beautiful surprise, a wonderful scene in the larger arc of the Star Wars drama. I had no idea what I was in for when I started it, and I'm glad I gave it a try. It's an exciting and moving story of one of Star … [Read More...]

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A Ten Dollar Investment: Million Dollar Productivity by Kevin J. Anderson

  Spoiler alert: the trick to writing productivity is writing all the time. And you have a lot more time than you think. I promise. Seriously. I picked this gem of a book  (Million Dollar Productivity (The … [Read More...]

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A Taste of Fear: Ansible 15715 by Stant Litore

Wowsers. Ansible 15715 (The Ansible Stories) is going to be hard to review without spoilers, but it so worth the read. Okay, let's see if we can give it a go... If you've read Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game series, … [Read More...]

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Win More Money for Books (or a Kindle Fire)!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for...more books! If we're going to be honest, each of us would--like our good friend Desiderious Erasmus--rather spend money on books than food or clothes. What if we could you a little … [Read More...]

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Space Age Prophets: The Astounding Predictions of Sci-Fi’s “Big Three”

In the mid-20th century, three science-fiction authors would become known as the genre’s "Big Three" — Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and Isaac Asimov. These three gentlemen are renowned not only for their literary … [Read More...]

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Guns and Rock n’ Roll versus Evil: Hellhound on my Trail by D.J. Butler

I have been known to use hyperbole. I have also been known to love two books with equal passion even when they have absolutely nothing in common, whether one be a time-tested classic (like, say, Anna Karenina) and the second … [Read More...]

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Book Review | The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath by Nicco Mele
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