Book Review: An Easy Death by Charlaine Harris

Summary: Set in a fractured United States, in the southwestern country now known as Texoma. A world where magic is acknowledged but mistrusted, especially by a young gunslinger named Lizbeth Rose. Battered by a run across the border to Mexico Lizbeth Rose takes a job offer from a pair of Russian wizards to be their... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Walking Through Fire by Sherri Cook Woosley

Summary: The end of the world begins as literal fire rains down from the heavens. Ancient gods are released from their prison, eager to reestablish their long-lost power. But Rachel Deneuve has bigger, more contemporary concerns than a divine war. Her son Adam is in the middle of a fight against leukemia, and Rachel is... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Year One by Nora Roberts

Summary: It began on New Year's Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law and government collapsed--and more than half of the world's population was decimated. Where there had been order, there was now... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Star Touched by A. L. Kaplan

Summary:   Eighteen-year-old Tatiana is running from her past and her star-touched powers. Her power to heal may be overshadowed by more destructive abilities. Fleeing the persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. But this civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

Summary: While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters. Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter, a supernaturally gifted killer. When a small town needs help... Continue Reading →

Book Review: MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

In this final book in her MaddAddam trilogy, Margaret Atwood gives us a look at a post-apocalyptic near-future populated by the remnants of super hippies, scientists, and genetically engineered humans and animals. There are so many interesting things to talk about in MaddAddam, I'm not even sure where to start. Let's jump in. Summary: A... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May is the final book in her Falconer Trilogy, a historical YA series set in Victorian Scotland featuring a young girl that is born fated to hunt down and kill the Fae. The Fallen Kingdom picks up right where The Vanishing Throne has left off. What's left of the world... Continue Reading →

Audiobook Review: World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

I read World War Z many years ago when a friend lent it to me and I enjoyed it a lot. What's not to love about a zombie apocalypse? Two years ago when I first started listening to audio books several people recommended I pick up the full cast recording of WWZ, especially after I... Continue Reading →

The Walking Dead: Why Do So Many Characters Irritate Me?

As I found myself re-watching The Walking Dead recently, I discovered that I have a lot of thoughts and feelings about this show. And what started out as part of a facebook post has now ballooned into what you see below—not an analysis of the show but more of an attempt to organize those thoughts... Continue Reading →

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