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Review of Ragged Alice by Gareth L. Powell

Review Book Reviews The Insane and Dark World of Police Detectives  3/5 Ragged Alice by Gareth L. Powell Purchase Here Overnight, the rain had eased itself into nothingness, but the sky remained bruised and resentful. ―  Gareth L. Powell, Ragged Alicex About In Gareth L. Powell’s Ragged Alice a detective in a small Welsh town can literally see the evil in people’s …

Rebellion, Robots and What Makes us Human in The Companions by Katie M. Flynn

Review Book Reviews What Makes Someone Human?  2/5 The Companions by Katie M. Flynn Purchase Here Wealthy participants in the “companionship” program choose to upload their consciousness before dying, so they can stay in the custody of their families. The less fortunate are rented out to strangers upon their death, but all companions become the intellectual property of Metis …

Review of Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman, Lorenzo Mattotti (Illustrator)

Review Book Reviews A German Tale Retold By Neil Gaiman  3/5 Hansel and Gretel by Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman, Lorenzo Mattotti (Illustrator) Purchase Here I think if you are protected from dark things then you have no protection of, knowledge of, or understanding of dark things when they show up. I think it is really important to show dark …

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 …