Book Reviews

Book Review: The Hunger, by Alma Katsu

The Hunger By: Alma Katsu Published: March 6, 2018 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Length: 376 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “Evil is invisible, and it is everywhere. Tamsen Donner must be a witch.  That is the only way to explain the series of misfortunes that have plagued the wagon train known as the Donner Party.  Depleted…… Continue reading Book Review: The Hunger, by Alma Katsu

Movie Reviews · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Urban Legend (1998)

Urban Legend Director: Jamie Blanks Released: September 25, 1998 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 40m The Rundown: “A university is beset by a rash of gruesome murders that resemble old urban legends.  When her friend Michelle (Natasha Gregson Wagner) is killed by someone hiding in her car, Natalie (Alicia Witt) begins to notice the pattern.  Her…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Urban Legend (1998)

Movie Reviews · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Fear

Fear Director: James Foley Released: April 12, 1996 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 37m The Rundown: “When 16-year-old Nicole Walker (Reese Witherspoon) meets 23-year-old David McCall (Mark Wahlberg) at a Seattle nightclub, she falls in love.  David is exciting and charming, and despite the wide age gap, he wins over Nicole’s family—except for her workaholic father,…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Fear

Book Reviews

Book Review: “Rain,” by Joe Hill

“Rain” from Strange Weather By: Joe Hill Published: October 24, 2017 by William Morrow Length: 102 pages The Rundown: “On a seemingly ordinary day in Boulder, Colorado, the clouds open up in a downpour of nails—splinters of bright crystal that shred the skin of anyone not safely under cover.  ‘Rain’ explores this escalating apocalyptic event,…… Continue reading Book Review: “Rain,” by Joe Hill

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Book Review: The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion (Danielle Cain #1), by Margaret Killjoy

The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion (Danielle Cain #1) By: Margaret Killjoy Published: August 15, 2017 by Tor.com Page Count: 112 pages; Kindle edition The Rundown: “Danielle Cain is a queer punk rock traveler, jaded from a decade on the road.  Searching for clues about her best friend’s mysterious and sudden suicide, she ventures to…… Continue reading Book Review: The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion (Danielle Cain #1), by Margaret Killjoy

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Book Review: Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King

Sleeping Beauties By: Stephen King and Owen King Published: September 26, 2017 by Scribner Page Count: 702 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “In a future so near and real it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze.  If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their…… Continue reading Book Review: Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King

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Book Review: Crosstalk, by Connie Willis

Crosstalk By: Connie Willis Published: September 20, 2016 by Del Rey Page Count: 498 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “In the not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage.  And Briddey Flannigan is delighted when her boyfriend, Trent, suggests undergoing the operation prior to a marriage proposal—to…… Continue reading Book Review: Crosstalk, by Connie Willis