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

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

Book Reviews

Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders

Lincoln in the Bardo By: George Saunders Published: February 14, 2017 The Rundown: “On February 22, 1862, two days after his death, Willie Lincoln was laid to rest in a marble crypt in a Georgetown cemetery.  That very night, shattered by grief, Abraham Lincoln arrives at the cemetery under cover of darkness and visits the…… Continue reading Book Review: Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders

Book Reviews

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