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We Have Always Been Here by Lena Nguyen

  We Have Always Been Here is a slow moving science fiction novel that has some mystery and intrigue but more often than not did not deliver.  In the novel, a crew is sent to explore the planet Eos, where strange things were reported from two humans and an...

We Could be Heroes by Mike Chen

In We Could Be Heroes, Jamie and Zoe both have superpowers and no recollection of their past life.  Coincidence?  Of course not.  Jamie uses his memory reading and brain stunning power to rob banks that are FDIC insured, while Zoe prefers to use her superstrength,...

Movie Review: John Wick 4

John Wick 4 is much like the other John Wick movies, so if you didn’t appreciate them, you probably wouldn’t like this movie, and if you were a fan of the other John Wick movies, this one will be to your liking.  This movie is very much like its predecessors except...

Movie Review: Knock at the Cabin

I tried reading Cabin at the End of the World, the novel in which this movie was based on.  I wasn’t a big fan of the writing and didn’t make it to the end of the book.  So, my expectations weren’t all that high coming into this movie, although I do usually enjoy...

Movie Review: Smile

Smile is the kind of horror movie that works mostly for intangible elements that it brings to the table.  The music is creepy.  The scares hit at the right times.  The acting is pretty credible.  There is good creepiness throughout the movie, and it builds pretty...

Witch Wraith by Terry Brooks

After reading the final book in the Dark Legacy of Shannara trilogy, this series has to rank among the better ones I have read from Terry Brooks.  It’s a similar story that he’s told before involving descendants of characters he has written in the past in similar...