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"God Emperor of Dune" by Frank Herbert

Readers will either love God Emperor of Dune or hate it. It’s quite different from the previous Dune novels, or indeed any other book I’ve read. 552 more words

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This weekend, I’m attending the Mythgard Institute’s fifth Mythmoot, a conference that brings together fans and academics to talk about speculative fiction. I’m presenting a paper on the politics of Frank Herbert’s  16 more words

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Teardown: Box of Pain (Gom Jabbar Sold Separately)

I immediately felt uncomfortable when I realized this thing is called the “Breo iPalm520 Acupressure Hand Massager”. You’re supposed to stick your hand into it, and through unknown machinations it performs some kind of pressure massage complete with heating action. 1,167 more words


Top 5 Summer Outfits (Part 2)

Casual Summer Outfit Featuring Shorts

One of the classic summer outfit staples is the ‘shorts’ outfit. It’s hot and you don’t want to be wearing long clothes so shorts are the answer for a casual daytime look. 6 more words


Book Review: Dune by Frank Herbert

The title of my copy’s sleeve reads, “Science Fiction’s Supreme Masterpiece,” and I can’t find any argument against that notion. The winner of the inaugural Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1966,  331 more words


Zombie Apocalypse Book Tag

Here we go with another fun book tag I unearthed.  Who doesn’t want to assemble characters from their favorite books into a zombie apocalypse survival group?   620 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday: Summer 2018 TBR

Happy Tuesday!! More importantly: HAPPY SUMMER! I’m officially back from Oxford for the next eight weeks, which means it’s time to share the books I’m most looking forward to reading this summer. 71 more words

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