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Book Review: The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book By: Neil Gaiman Published: September 30, 2008 The Rundown: “After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.  Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy.  He…… Continue reading Book Review: The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

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Book Review: A Scanner Darkly, by Philip K. Dick

A Scanner Darkly By: Philip K. Dick Published: 1977 The Rundown: “Substance D is not known as Death for nothing.  It is the most toxic drug ever to find its way onto the streets of L.A.  It destroys the links between the brain’s two hemispheres, causing, first, disorientation and then complete and irreversible brain damage. …… Continue reading Book Review: A Scanner Darkly, by Philip K. Dick

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Review: The Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells

The Island of Dr. Moreau By: H.G. Wells Published: 1896 The Rundown: Edward Prendick, a gentleman and a scholar, is shipwrecked upon an island run by the scientist Dr. Moreau.  Moreau is an accomplished vivisectionist who performs ghastly experiments on a variety of animals.  He and his alcoholic assistant, Dr. Montgomery, are the only normal…… Continue reading Review: The Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells

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Review: After Atlas (Planetfall), by Emma Newman

After Atlas (Planetfall) By: Emma Newman Published: November 8, 2016 The Rundown: Forty years ago, a prophet left on the starship Atlas to find God, taking Carlos Moreno’s mother with her.  Carlos, now an indentured servant working for the Noropean Ministry of Justice, would rather not be reminded of his past.  Unfortunately, the cult leader…… Continue reading Review: After Atlas (Planetfall), by Emma Newman

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Review: The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events #4), by Lemony Snicket

The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events #4) By: Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) Published: April 15, 2000 The Rundown: The Baudelaire orphans are once again sent to a new guardian, a chain-smoking entrepreneur known as “Sir.” Sir, not being the paternal type, offers them a deal: work in his lumber mill, and he’ll protect…… Continue reading Review: The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events #4), by Lemony Snicket