Cat Ellington’s review of Free Comic Book Day 2010: Archie’s Summer Splash

Free Comic Book Day 2010: Archie’s Summer Splash by Dan Parent My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you liked the moods of the old beach party movies from the 1950s and the 1960s, namely films like Gidget, Muscle Beach Party, Wild Surf, Beach Party Ride, and Beach Blanket Bingo, then you’re sure to love

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Review: Cat Zero

Synopsis: Artie Marshall is a scientist. She is perpetually underfunded, relegated to a damp basement, and besieged on all sides by sexist colleagues. Added to that she is immersed in a messy divorce. But she’s never been happier: she recently landed her own lab, based in an eclectic think-tank housed in the leafy suburbs of

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Dereliction of Duty by H.R. McMaster

A book that should make you angry……..  *** If you served in Vietnam, served during the Vietnam era, had a relative who was killed or served, knew someone who was killed or served, or care anything about the senseless war … Continue reading →<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=gutreactionreviews.com&blog=65679526&post=77793&subd=gutreactionreviews&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1" /

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Newt’s Emerald: Sunday Standalone

Standalone Sunday was started by Bookslayer and you can find more here. It’s for title that are not part of a series. Title: Newt’s Emerald: Magic, Maids, and Masquerades Author: Garth Nix Setting: Alternate England 1830s “On her eighteenth birthday, Lady Truthful, nicknamed “Newt,” will inherit her family’s treasure: the Newington Emerald. A dazzling heart-shaped

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Hero Status by Kristen Brand

When his wife is framed for the murder of an old friend, a retired super-hero has to get back to work. Dave, alias White Knight, has super-strength and a bad knee. His wife, Black Valentine, is a telepath who used to be a super-villain. She’s arrested for murder and he sets out to prove her

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Cat Ellington’s review of A Dark & Demented Anthology: Horror Blinks, (Vol. 1)

A Dark & Demented Anthology: Horror Blinks, Vol. 1 by Nina Hobson My rating: 2 of 5 stars It wasn’t until after I read this 20-page collection of short “horror” stories did I learn of its primary target audience: young adults. And when considering this literary cluster’s author, Nina Hobson, I have to assume that

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The King’s Justice and The Augur’s Gambit by Stephen Donaldson (Book Review)

Sent to me by Gollancz in exchange for an honest review. Release Date: 15/06/17 Publisher: Gollancz  ISBN: 978-1473215306 Format: Paperback, 336pp Genre: Fantasy Rating: 3/5 Summed up in a word: Sovereign First Impressions I am currently on a fantasy binge as I have been away from the genre for far too long. The King’s Justice and The Augur’s Gambit……

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Review: Hawkeye

Title: Hawkeye: My Life as a Weapon Authors: Matt Fraction, David Aja Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye, and Kate Bishop, aka Hawkeye, team up in a series of adventures. The first stories are mainly about Clint, while the last story is mainly about Kate with the Young Avengers. The art was good, but the stories weren’t

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Review of ~ Michael R. Fletcher – Fire and Flesh – A Manifest Delusions Short Story

8/10 *Quick review* Fletcher’s short story, Fire and Flesh is a standalone tale from his Manifest Delusions series. I haven’t yet read that series but it has been on my radar for a while. Fletcher advised me that this 17-page-narrative would be fine to approach before reading Beyond Redemption so, one rainy day I frequented

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe ~ Benjamin Alire Saenz

This. Book. Was. Awesome. Saenz used short chapters to his advantage, dipping in and out of scenes at crucial moments. I loved that he skipped the set up and dove right in to the meat of the story, letting readers uncover key character details over time. I felt like I was getting to know Aristotle,

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