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Book Review: X’s for Eyes, by Laird Barron

X’s for Eyes By: Laird Barron Published: December 11, 2015 Page Count: 98, paperback The Rundown: “Brothers Macbeth and Drederick Tooms should have it made as fair-haired scions of an impossibly rich and powerful family of industrialists.  Alas, life is complicated in mid-1950s USA when you’re child heirs to the throne of Sword Enterprises, a…… Continue reading Book Review: X’s for Eyes, by Laird Barron

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Book Review: Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1), by Vic James

Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1) By: Vic James Published: February 14, 2017 The Rundown: “In modern-day Britain, magic users control everything: wealth, politics, power—and you.  If you’re not one of the ultimate one-percenters—the magical elite—you owe them ten years of service.  Do those years when you’re old, and you’ll never get through them.  Do them…… Continue reading Book Review: Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1), by Vic James

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Book Review: Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy #1), by Ruthanna Emrys

Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy #1) By: Ruthanna Emrys Published: April 4, 2017 The Rundown: “After attacking Devil’s Reef in 1928, the U.S. Government rounded up the people of Innsmouth and took them to the desert, far from their ocean, their Deep One ancestors, and their sleeping god Cthulhu.  Only Aphra and Caleb Marsh survived…… Continue reading Book Review: Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy #1), by Ruthanna Emrys

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Book Review: Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3), by Cixin Liu

Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3) By: Cixin Liu Translated by: Ken Liu Published: September 20, 2016 (first published 2010) The Rundown: “Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay.  Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge.  With…… Continue reading Book Review: Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3), by Cixin Liu

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Book Review: Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2), by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2) By: Suzanne Collins Published: September 1, 2009 The Rundown: “Against all odds, Katniss has won the Hunger Games.  She and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta Mellarck are miraculously still alive.  After all, she has returned to her family and her longtime friend, Gale.  Yet nothing is the way Katniss…… Continue reading Book Review: Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2), by Suzanne Collins

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Book Review: Change Agent, by Daniel Suarez

Change Agent By: Daniel Suarez Published: April 18, 2017 The Rundown: “In 2045 Kenneth Durand leads Interpol’s most effective team against genetic crime, hunting down black market labs that perform “vanity edits” on human embryos for a price.  These illegal procedures augment embryos in ways that are rapidly accelerating human evolution—preying on human-trafficking victims to…… Continue reading Book Review: Change Agent, by Daniel Suarez

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Book Review: Binti (Binti #1), by Nnedi Okorafor

Binti (Binti #1) By: Nnedi Okorafor Published: September 22, 2015 The Rundown: “Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy.  But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in…… Continue reading Book Review: Binti (Binti #1), by Nnedi Okorafor