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Book Review: Grave Yard Shift

Grave Yard Shift is by Michael F. Haspil The basics of the story What we have here is a gritty urban fantasy. My favorite sub-genre lately. Alex Menkaure, the mummy, and his vampire associate Marcus are partners. They encounter a case with poisoned synthetic blood. The blood makes any vampire who tries it enraged with… Continue reading Book Review: Grave Yard Shift

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The reading list

This is my current fantasy reading list. It actually doesn't include some of the free kindle books I recently downloaded. Or my 'read when I have nothing else to read' list. This is my current to-read list. #1 Grave Yard Shift by Michael F. Haspil. I am reading this one right now. It is 'gritty urban… Continue reading The reading list

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Book Review: Blink

Blink is by Malcolm Gladwell The blurb:  Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell is a non-fiction book about the unconscious mind. In particular, though the part of the unconscious mind we automatically use to make split-second decisions, what he calls 'thin-slicing'. We like to believe our rational mind weighs facts and… Continue reading Book Review: Blink

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Book: Jason by Laurell K. Hamilton

I am reading Jason (An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, novel) by Laurell K. Hamilton which is a novella I picked up at the pharmacy because I have read her books before. I love the early Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series. I admit as the series turned from urban fantasy to more erotica I was a… Continue reading Book: Jason by Laurell K. Hamilton

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Before the Fall: Book Review

  Before the Fall (A Rojan Dizon Novel) is the second in the series written by Francis Knight. So far there are three. See my review for Fade to Black The blurb: The city rises upwards not across. Those at the bottom, as you might imagine are rather downtrodden and rarely see light, or much… Continue reading Before the Fall: Book Review

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Kindle feeds that book addiction…

I have run out of books to read in my stack which means I am planning to go book shopping next weekend. We do not have a bookstore in the city I live in. Shocking I know. Horrific actually. So we have to travel to the closest city to us which is actually quite close.… Continue reading Kindle feeds that book addiction…

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What book have you read more than once and would read again?

  What book have you read more than once and would read again? If you are like me whenever you run out of books you know you have plenty others you can read again. I have some I have read many times over like Great book of Amber which has the entire Chronicles of Amber… Continue reading What book have you read more than once and would read again?

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Book Review: The God Argument

I just finished The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism by A.C. Grayling and it was quite enjoyable to me. Keep in mind I am a philosophical agnostic who enjoys this sort of discussion but leans strongly towards atheism. It is just that sort of book I can enjoy. Thinking about religion and… Continue reading Book Review: The God Argument

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Free books: 100 legal sites to download literature

Free books: 100 legal sites to download literature Free books: 100 legal sites to download literature: I had to share this site I came across. Often you can find some really interesting books. Sometimes the sort you might llookfor in a library for research but are able to download. Sometimes the Classics, which are great… Continue reading Free books: 100 legal sites to download literature

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A favourite book: Chronicles of Amber

I would recommend something I am reading, but nothing on the current list that is spectacular. And so I have been re-reading some favorites. The Chronicles of Amber, by Roger Zelazny, was a childhood favorite of mine. When I was twelve or so I began the process of raiding my dad's bookshelves and came across… Continue reading A favourite book: Chronicles of Amber