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Why You Need to Read: “Chaos Vector”

The Protectorate: Book 2: Chaos Vector                                By: Megan E. O’Keefe                                                           Audiobook: 19 hours and 5 minutes Published: July 28, 2020                                                      Narrated by: Joe Jameson Genre: Science Fiction/Space Opera             “It’s been two years. Why would things escalate now?             Graham smiled slyly. “Because you’re back, kid. Two years and some change was about the time you disappeared, about the time Icarion… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Chaos Vector”

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Why You Need to Read: “Holy Sister”

Book of the Ancestor: Book Three: Holy Sister By: Mark Lawrence Published: April 9, 2019 Genre: Fantasy, Grimdark, Trilogy             Lessons were over. The closed world of the convent was about to be broken open. The endgame had arrived, (Chapter 9).              Any literary series—whether or not they’re duologies, trilogies, quartets, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 15 books—follow… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Holy Sister”

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Why You Need to Read: “Darkdawn”

The Nevernight Chronicle: #3: Darkdawn By: Jay Kristoff Published: September 3, 2019 Genre: Fantasy, Grimdark, Historical Fantasy, Folklore NOTE: This review contains spoilers from both Nevernight and Godsgrave.             Goddess, if only we’d known what she’d become…(Chapter 33, Wellspring).              Darkdawn is the stunning conclusion to The Nevernight Chronicle. Jay Kristoff gives his readers a blood-soaked conclusion to his antiheroine that rivals… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Darkdawn”

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Why You Need to Read: “Grey Sister”

Book of the Ancestor: Book Two: Grey Sister By: Mark Lawrence Published: April 3, 2018 Genre: Fantasy, Grimdark, Sequel             “You’re powerful Nona, and you’ve come into your power at an early age. The understanding that power corrupts is an idea older than the language we repeat it in. All of us in positions that afford authority… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Grey Sister”

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TV Episode Review: “Deadly Class: Rise Above”

Note: There are some minor spoilers in this review. You have been warned.              This episode is about revelations. Viewers learn about what happened to both Marcus and “F**kface” at the shelter, Maria’s “ranking” within the Cartel and how her troubles are not over, and Master Lin’s (family) secret. While the conflicts involve the outside world,… Continue reading TV Episode Review: “Deadly Class: Rise Above”