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Book Review: Shadow Unit 1 by Emma Bull

Shadow Unit is written by four difference author’s, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Bear, Sarah Monette and Will Shetterly.  This series is only available as an eReader and was written because the author’s wanted to be part of a long term series involving a group of FBI agents – in a way they are writing a book based loosely off of Criminal Minds and CSI. 339 more words

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Book Review: Bartley and James by Michael Coorlim

Bartley and James is a steampunk detective story, similar to the classic Sherlock Holmes books, the difference is the steampunk and the characters are under no circumstance like the classic Sherlock, in fact they completely unique as the stories go on.   484 more words

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami

4/5 stars.
Hardcover, 386 pages.
Read from December 24, 2014 to January 04, 2015.

This is now the second book I’ve read by Murakami and he is quickly becoming one of my favourite authors. 558 more words

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Stones by Timothy Findley

4/5 stars.
Hardcover, 221 pages.
Read from December 08 to 13, 2014.

There were a lot of mixed reviews on this collaboration of short stories, especially from Findley fans, but as this is my first collaboration by Findley, I stand impressed.  409 more words

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Comic Review: All New X-Factor Volume 1

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Writer: Peter David

Artist: Carmine Di Giandomenico

All New X-Factor Volume 1: Not Brand X, this volume brings about a big change to the classic X-Factor, a team that had been linked to the X-Men rather closely, but now we are finding that the name is being linked to a group of mutants who normally wouldn’t really be around each other, if they could help it. 486 more words

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Blindness by José Saramago

4/5 stars.
Paperback, 326 pages.
Read from October 12 to November 23, 2014

This book is like a sharp slap to the face; it startles and shocks you into coming to terms with whatever problem you’re currently dealing with as I cannot imagine a more horrifying scenario for the human race and condition than the one described in this book. 709 more words

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Book Review: Scotland's Jesus by Frankie Boyle

Scotland’s Jesus: The Only Officially Non-racist Comedian – the latter part is due to the Daily Mail who released an article that was untrue about Boyle, who… 449 more words

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