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Artemis by Andy Weir: A Review by G.M. Nair

It is hard to talk about Artemis in a vacuum, and that’s not just because there’s no air to carry sound. Badum-tssh! Nothing? Alright. Tough room. Let’s move on. As you may know, Artemis is the spiritual follow-up to Andy Weir’s debut science fiction novel The Martian, so it is exceedingly difficult to mention Artemis without also bringing up that …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter By Theodora Goss

Book Synopsis Based on some of literature’s horror and science fiction classics, this “tour de force of reclaiming the narrative, executed with impressive wit and insight” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) debut is the story of a remarkable group of women who come together to solve the mystery of a series of gruesome murders—and the bigger mystery of their own origins. …

#musicmonday – More Human Than Human by White Zombie

Lyrics I am the Astro-Creep a demolition style hell American freak yeah I am the crawling dead a phantom in a box shadow in your head Say acid suicide freedom of the blast read the fucker lies Make me do it again, yeahMore human than humanI am the jigsaw man-I turn the world around with a skeleton hand Say-I am …

Down and Out in Space – Vagrant Queen by Magdalene Visaggio, Jason Smith, Harry Saxon, and Zakk Saam

Synopsis Former child queen Elida was driven from her throne at age ten and forced to wander the galaxy, evading the revolutionary forces that wanted her dead. When an old frenemy claims to know the whereabouts of Elida’s long-lost mother, she is forced to return to her former kingdom and stage a rescue.   Stats 4 out of 5 stars …

#MusicMonday The Great Destroyer – Nine Inch Nails

#musicmonday Music That Speaks to Me Sometimes a song, is more than a song. Lyrics Say your name Try to speak as clearly as you can You know everything gets written down Nod your head Just in case they could be watching with their shiny satelliteI hope they cannot see The limitless potential Living inside of me To murder everything …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – It by Stephen King

“Eddie discovered one of his childhood’s great truths. Grownups are the real monsters, he thought.” ― Stephen King, It About Welcome to Derry, Maine … It’s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real … They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and …