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VLOG: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I decided to try vlogging for a change... It's the first time I tried something like this, so the sound is a bit echo-y, and the image quality isn't as good as it could have been, but oh well. I would embed it here, but seeing as the file type isn't supported here, a link… Continue reading VLOG: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Book Review: Artemis by Andy Weir

Jazz is officially a porter and unofficially a smuggler on the moon colony, Artemis. She has lived a life of misspent youth and squandered opportunities, and hates the word potential, which she too often hears applied to herself. When she's offered the job of a lifetime, she sees the enormous paycheck and takes it, despite… Continue reading Book Review: Artemis by Andy Weir

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Book Review: The Exxtinction: The Only Hope for Man is a Woman by J. A. Antonio

***I received a free ebook in exchange for an honest and fair review.*** A science fiction action thriller about a future in which men are a rapidly-decreasing minority due to a sequence of tragedies, or Events. As the world becomes increasingly dominated by women, the resistance movement Hamsa is brewing in secret, knowing what no… Continue reading Book Review: The Exxtinction: The Only Hope for Man is a Woman by J. A. Antonio

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TV Show Review: Altered Carbon (Season 1)

This review will be relatively spoiler-free: events of the first episode will be revealed, and theme discussions will be kept vague. Summary In the future, death has become a tragedy belonging only to the past, the religious, and the poor. There is a new tragedy: the decreasing humanity of the wealthy ruling class, who have… Continue reading TV Show Review: Altered Carbon (Season 1)

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Book Review: The Year of the Bad Decision by Charles Sobczak

This review is largely spoiler free, though it spoils some early reveals of the first section of the novel. The Year of the Bad Decision starts out as a thriller set in the year 2043. The world has been ravaged by climate change, and the United States is about to deploy the Mylerium Project, which… Continue reading Book Review: The Year of the Bad Decision by Charles Sobczak

Review: Science Fiction

Book Review: Lilith’s Brood by Octavia E. Butler

Also known as the Xenogenesis trilogy, Lilith's Brood is comprised of the books Dawn, Adulthood Rites and Imago. It is a science fiction novel set in the future after humanity has been mostly wiped out by nuclear war and an inhospitable planet, and the survivors have been taken under the wing of an alien race… Continue reading Book Review: Lilith’s Brood by Octavia E. Butler

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Book Review: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

When You Reach Me is a snapshot of a sixth grader's life. It's sort of science fiction and sort of mystery, but mostly it's just that: a snapshot. I frequently end up categorizing books as character-driven or plot-driven or both, but this felt like none of the above. It didn't even feel language-driven. I find… Continue reading Book Review: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

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Book Review: Illuminae and Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

This review is carefully written so as to be free of major spoilers. At the very beginning of Illuminae, Kady breaks up with her boyfriend Ezra on the same day that their planet is destroyed. Evacuated in separate space ships, Ezra ends up on the Alexander and Kady on the Hypatia. What follows is an… Continue reading Book Review: Illuminae and Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff