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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Movie Review: It Chapter Two

The Second Part to It was fighting a losing battle from the start.  First off, it had a lot to live up to.  It Chapter One was perhaps the second best Stephen King adaptation ever made behind Jack Nicholson’s The Shining.  It also had the issue that the source material from King’s novel was inferior.  Read More…

The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu

I was hooked in by The Grace of Kings right from the start.  There is a lot to like in this novel.  I liked this novel because it had the feel of an epic fantasy novel but was written in a very different style.  It had a clear Far Eastern influence to it which made Read More…

The Wall of Storms by Ken Liu

The Wall of Storms is the follow up to The Grace of Kings.  I started reading this immediately after I finished reading the last novel.  I absolutely loved the first book in the series, so the bar was high for this novel.  Perhaps, the bar was set to high, because I was a little disappointed Read More…