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Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel

I thoroughly enjoyed the first two novels and eagerly anticipated finishing the series, which was probably why I was so disappointed with Only Human.  This novel fell flat and instead of ending the trilogy with a bang, it ended it with a whimper.  It’s hard to say...

Movie Review: Avatar The Way of Water

Although I don’t love the fact that every major movie release these days seems to be a part of some existing franchise, and I don’t necessarily think these new Avatar movies need to be made, that didn’t stop me from going to the theater to watch this movie.  And I was...

House of the Dragon, Season 1

It’s hard to give a full review for the first season of House of the Dragon.  There was so much going on in the season, and it was quite different than any show I’ve ever seen.  Some of it was good and some not so good. The most jarring aspect of the show were the two...

Waking Gods by Sebastian Neuvel

I really enjoyed the first book in this series.  With the bar set high, Waking Gods, did not disappoint.  The book takes place a number of years after the end of the first book.  It starts with the robot giant, Themis, touring around the world, and preparing just in...

Sleeping Giants by Slyvain Neuvel

Sleeping Giants  is a really cool book in a lot of ways.  I’m generally not a big fan of novels that are not written in a traditional manner.  The whole experimental style is usually not my thing since I think often times it is a gimmick being used because the writing...

Bloodfire Quest by Terry Brooks

  It appears that Terry Brooks is getting darker in his old age.  The second book in the Dark Legacy of Shannara trilogy is a good bit more grim than most of his writing.  I don’t remember him killing off so many of his characters in previous novels and certainly...