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Odds On

Originally written under the pseudonym John Lange way back in 1966, this is Crichton’s first ever published novel. When I first started the Michael Crichton Experience and found out that he had written a bunch of mystery novels under this name I thought I was never going to get my hands on most of them. 486 more words

Books And Movies

Beatrice Reviews "Our Last Summer: A Personal Memoir" by Ajay Peter Manuel

“Our Last Summer: A Personal Memoir” by Ajay Peter Manuel


Life is an adventure to embark upon. Having traveled around the world, my life has been full of separations, and new beginnings. 968 more words

Books And Movies

Five Childhood Memories of a Foodie

Note: This is a guest article. Compliments from – “the girl in the black dress”.

  1. Secret Seven Meetings:The feast was certainly quite good – there were the biscuits, of course, some rock buns, pieces of gingerbread, an enormous bar of nut chocolate, jam-tarts, two bottles of lemonade, and a bag of toffees.
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Restaurants And Bars

Embrace the Couch Potato in You with Can't-Put-Down Books and Gotta-See Movies

Had enough sub-zero weather?

Fourteen days of single-digit Fahrenheit can make the best of us google Kevorkian remedies. But it doesn’t have to be that way. 733 more words

Reality TV

Who's in charge and what do they want?

If ever there was a book designed to make you appreciate how little one even knows of the times in which they live, it was Diana West’s epic… 221 more words

Politics - International

Academy Awards prove yet again that books are rich pickings for filmmakers

A number of winning actors, producers and directors at this year’s Academy Awards owe their Oscars to an author’s inspiration. Birdman, which won awards for best film, director and original screenplay, is based on a Broadway stage adaptation of Raymond Carver’s short story ‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Love’. 397 more words

EMtertainment Review of The Heroes of Olympus Series

So my best friend let me borrow her Heroes of Olympus series to read, because she’s obsessed with all things Rick Riordan. And man oh man, I love love love Leo Valdez. 350 more words

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