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Review of Silver in The Wood by Emily Tesh

“He knew it the same way the woodsman knew it, because he knew trees: but he also knew it with the knowledge of the Wild Man of Greenhallow, who felt every slow green beat of the forest’s heart.” RATING  4/5 STATS Paperback, 112 pages Published June 18th 2019 by Tor.com Original TitleSilver in the WoodISBN1250229790 (ISBN13: 9781250229793) Edition Language English STORY SYNOPSIS …

The Greatest Witchy Witches in Literature

The Baddest Bitches Around The Greatest Witches of Literature Definition witch /wiCH/ a woman thought to have magic powers, especially evil ones, popularly depicted as wearing a black cloak and pointed hat and flying on a broomstick. Similar: sorceress, enchantress, occultist, necromancer, Wiccan, beldam, hex, pythoness INFORMALan ugly or unpleasant woman.”he can marry the old witch for all I care A Witch …

Review of Invasive by Chuck Wendig

“Earth is home to more than twelve thousand species of ants. If you weighed all the ants and all the humans, the ants would weigh more.” RATING  4/5 STATS Hardcover 336 pages Published August 16th 2016 by Harper Voyager Original Title InvasiveISBN 0062351575 (ISBN13: 9780062351579)Edition Language EnglishSeries  Zer0es #2 STORY SYNOPSIS Michael Crichton meets Elon Musk in this gripping sci-fi tech …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – The Everything Box by Richard Kadrey

Synopsis 2000 B.C. A beautiful, ambitious angel stands on a mountaintop, surveying the world and its little inhabitants below. He smiles because soon, the last of humanity who survived the great flood will meet its end, too. And he should know. He’s going to play a big part in it. Our angel usually doesn’t get to do field work, and if …

In Station 11, Emily St. John Mandel Finds Light Shining in the Darkness

“Survival is insufficient.” ― Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven About An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. One snowy night a famous Hollywood …

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 …