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(Review) Synthetic: Rise of the Siren

WARNING: This review contains spoilers. I got this book because it touches on both mythological creatures and science fiction. Sirens, those wonderful creatures of the deep deep ocean who lure sailors to their death. Created synthetically… hmm. I really enjoyed reading this book, and would recommend it to others. It struck me as being a […]

Doctor Who: The Beginning (Warning: Spoilers)

I began my Doctor Who viewing, like a lot of people, with the newer series. While I very much enjoy the newer series though, it’s left me with a lot of questions. How did things start out? Where did the Dalek and the Cybermen originate from? The Doctor used to have family, right? What happened […]

(Review) The Prodigal Hour: A Time Travel Novel

While I enjoyed the handling of the concepts surrounding time travel, I disagreed with the author’s resolution to the greater conflict in the story. The solution revolves around the theme that loving one person is more important than anything else in the world, and feeds into mainstream media’s idea that everyone has to find someone of the opposite sex to love and be loved by or else life is meaningless.

For the love of books…

I have always loved books. I learned to read at the age of roughly 3 years old, give or take a few months, and have spent the rest of my life devouring books. As a child, I loved Beatrix Potter books, as well as the Golden Books, and most of all, my big books of […]

Pandora? Or Petaybee? (warning – some spoilers)

I finally went to see Avatar today. Late is better than never, right? What I’d been hearing from everyone else was mostly that the movie sucked, although it was visually stunning. Well I had to see those stunning visuals, at the very least. I saw it in 3D. I was pleasantly surprised that the movie […]