Book Reviews

Book Review: Authority (Southern Reach #2), by Jeff VanderMeer

Authority (Southern Reach #2) By: Jeff VanderMeer Published: May 6, 2014 by FSG Originals Length: 341 pages; paperback The Rundown: “After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X—a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization—has been a series of expeditions overseen by a…… Continue reading Book Review: Authority (Southern Reach #2), by Jeff VanderMeer

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Book Review: Annihilation (Southern Reach #1), by Jeff VanderMeer

Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) By: Jeff VanderMeer Published: February 4, 2014 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Length: 195 pages; paperback The Rundown: “Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades.  Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization.  The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic…… Continue reading Book Review: Annihilation (Southern Reach #1), by Jeff VanderMeer

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Book Review: “Aloft,” By Joe Hill

“Aloft,” from Strange Weather By: Joe Hill Published: October 24, 2017 by William Morrow Length: 98 pages The Rundown: “A young man takes to the skies to experience his first parachute jump… and winds up castaway on an impossibly solid cloud, a Prospero’s Island of roiling vapor that seems animated by a mind of its…… Continue reading Book Review: “Aloft,” By Joe Hill

Movie Reviews · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Cube

Cube Director: Vincenzo Natali Released: September 11, 1998 Rating: R The Rundown: “Without remembering how they got there, several strangers awaken in a prison of cubic cells, some of them booby-trapped.  There’s onetime cop Quentin (Maurice Dean Wint), scientist Holloway (Nicky Guadagni), young math genius Leaven (Nicole de Boer), master of escapes Rennes (Wayne Robson),…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Cube

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Book Review: Final Girls, by Mira Grant

Final Girls By: Mira Grant (Seanan McGuire) Published: April 30, 2017 by Subterranean Press Length: 112 pages The Rundown: “What if you could fix the worst parts of yourself by confronting your worst fears? Dr. Jennifer Webb has invented proprietary virtual reality technology that purports to heal psychological wounds by running clients through scenarios straight…… Continue reading Book Review: Final Girls, by Mira Grant

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The Murders of Molly Southbourne (Molly Southbourne #1), by Tade Thompson

The Murders of Molly Southbourne (Molly Southbourne #1) By: Tade Thompson Published: October 3, 2017 by Tor.com Page Count: 117 pages; paperback The Rundown: “The rule is simple: don’t bleed. For as long as Molly Southbourne can remember, she’s been watching herself die.  Whenever she bleeds, another molly is born, identical to her in every…… Continue reading The Murders of Molly Southbourne (Molly Southbourne #1), by Tade Thompson