Monthly Archives: June 2014

Thoughts on “Forced Sequels”

Ok, so you’re an author and you’ve published a novel. Against all odds and expectations it was pretty successful. You have some fans, get great reviews and everyone is talking about what a fabulous writer you are. What do you … Continue reading

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Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian by Andy Weir 5 out of 5 stars This novel’s premise is great! It’s Hollywood blockbuster worthy… and it probably will become one. You need to read it before it is turned into “Apollo 13 meets Cast Away” … Continue reading

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Review: Lexicon by Max Barry

Lexicon by Max Barry 3 out of 5 stars A fast and fun read that unfortunately does not live up to what it promises. This is a novel about the power of words and information. And the author won’t let … Continue reading

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Review: And the Heart Says Whatever by Emily Gould

And the Heart Says Whatever by Emily Gould My Rating: 4 ½ out of 5 stars I needed some time to find words to describe this reading experience. Emily Gould does not reinvent the wheel here; neither are her anecdotes unique … Continue reading

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Review: Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe

Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe My Rating: 2 out of 5 stars I received an ARC from the publisher via netgalley.com Ok, so first of all: that cover! Seriously? I totally get that publishers tend to try and jump on … Continue reading

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