Book Reviews

Book Review: Strange Practice, by Vivian Shaw (Dr. Greta Helsing #1)

Strange Practice (Dr. Greta Helsing #1) By: Vivian Shaw Published: July 25, 2017 by Orbit Length: 320 pages; Kindle The Rundown: “Greta Helsing inherited the family’s highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice.  In her consulting rooms, Dr. Helsing treats the undead for a host of ills—vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights, and entropy…… Continue reading Book Review: Strange Practice, by Vivian Shaw (Dr. Greta Helsing #1)

Movie Reviews

Movie Review: Office

Office Director: Hong Won-chan Released: August 27, 2015 The Rundown: “A man disliked by his colleagues suddenly murders his entire family.  When the investigating detective realizes the killer entered his workplace after the slayings but never exited, he suspects the man may be hiding in his office.” What a Wonderful World: The movie is set…… Continue reading Movie Review: Office

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Book Review: Meddling Kids, by Edgar Cantero

Meddling Kids By: Edgar Cantero Published: July 11, 2017 by Doubleday Books Length: 322 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “1990. The teen detectives once known as the Blyton Summer Detective Club (of Blyton Hills, a small mining town in the Zoinx River Valley in Oregon) are all grown up and haven’t seen each other since their…… Continue reading Book Review: Meddling Kids, by Edgar Cantero

Movie Reviews · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: The Ring

The Ring Director: Gore Verbinski Released: October 18, 2002 Rating: PG-13 The Rundown: “It sounds like just another urban legend—a videotape filled with nightmarish images leads to a phone call foretelling the viewer’s death in exactly seven days.  Newspaper reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) is skeptical of the story until four teenagers all die mysteriously…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Ring

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Movie Review: Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day Director: Christopher B. Landon Producer: Jason Blum Released: October 13, 2017 Rating: PG-13 The Rundown: “Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) is a blissfully self-centered collegian who wakes up on her birthday in the bed of a student named Carter (Israel Broussard).  As the morning goes on, Tree gets the eerie feeling that’s she’s…… Continue reading Movie Review: Happy Death Day

Book Reviews

Book Review: Six Wakes, by Mur Lafferty

Six Wakes By: Mur Lafferty Published: January 31, 2017 by Orbit Page Count: 364 pages; paperback The Rundown: “A space adventure set on a lone ship where the clones of a murdered crew must find their murderer—before they kill again.  It was not common to awaken in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood.  At…… Continue reading Book Review: Six Wakes, by Mur Lafferty

Book Reviews

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