Category Archives: Reviews

Treasure of the Last Dragon, Review

The Treasure of the Last Dragon is the latest book by the UK-based scribe and indie-scene publisher Tim Taylor. It was released as part of middle-school-oriented “Repository of the Imagination” imprint (rated for kids age 11-16). The book features four … Continue reading

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“Sins of the Father” (1995)- Graphic Compilation, a Review.

I originally bought Starman as individual comics in the mid-90’s and then purchased them again (in graphic novel format called “Sins of the Father”) around ten years ago, so this actually marks my third reading of this collection (I seem … Continue reading

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A Frenetic Aircraft Carrier of a Novel: Ilium, by Dan Simmons, a Review.

I could probably sit here and write a grad-school length essay about Dan Simmons’ Ilium, an aircraft carrier of a novel if I’ve ever seen one, but in the interest of your time and mine, I’m going to avoid describing … Continue reading

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Parsing The Last Sunset- An interview with Bob Atkinson

After reading Bob Atkinson’s wonderful alt-history novel, The Last Sunset, I felt compelled to interview him in regard to some of the themes surrounding his novel and writing. ** Q: Let’s start with an easy question. Your novel mentions uisge … Continue reading

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The Last Sunset, by Bob Atkinson, a Review:

The Last Sunset is Scottish author Bob Atkinson’s alt-history romance in which the invites us to imagine what might happen if several heroic but ordinary people fall “out of time” and arrive at a historic nexus point with a chance … Continue reading

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A Review of The Clearing by Thomas Rydder

The actual clearing of Thomas Rydder’s novel is the place of battle. A stretch of Pennsylvania backwoods where a group of determined men squares off with a pack of savage, supernatural wolves. It’s a proving ground of sorts that epitomizes … Continue reading

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Seven Wonders by Adam Christopher: A Review

The bottom line: Fun and punchy writing gets together with superheroes and a dynamic (if not somewhat stretchy) plot to produce some spectacular (and I don’t use the word loosely) scenarios, but unfortunately lacking depth in certain key areas. If … Continue reading

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