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Review: “The Narrow Road” illustrated novel

Shortly after his conversion to Christianity, C.S. Lewis sat down to write a Christian allegory in the style of John Bunyan’s famous work The Pilgrim’s Progress. In this seminal work, which has been hailed as one of the most influential texts of Christian writing in the English language, pilgrim Christian travels from the dark lands to “the Celestial City.” Lewis ...

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Book Review: Bandersnatch by Diana Pavlac Glyer

There is something wonderful about good literature. The words, the phrases, the characters, the exciting plot twists – a good story of an amalgamation of many things working together. When we find a story that captures us, that plants its roots firmly in our imaginations, we quickly develop a deep and lasting appreciation for that work. Have you ever had ...

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Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig – Is it Worth Reading?

Book Review: Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig Amidst all the new toys, clothes, posters, and BB-8 droids released on Force Friday, fans got their first glimpse of the Star Wars sequel era in the novel Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig. Aftermath takes place mere months after Return of the Jedi. With Darth Vader and the Emperor dead, the ...

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Fury Said to a Mouse: A NEW Book from Oloris Publishing

Oloris Publishing is proud to be launching a line of ebooks to provide more diversity for our readers. Our first new author is Sean Klein, who kindly agreed to answer a few questions for us about his new book, ‘Fury Said to a Mouse’. When did you start writing? Sean Klein:I’ve been writing on and off for most of my ...

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“Lightless” by C.A. Higgins: A Review

I’m the first to admit I’m not much of a sci-fi reader. I love sci-fi shows and movies (Killjoys, Gravity, Star Trek, Star Wars, etc), but reading the genre usually seems like more of a chore than a pleasure; I feel my eyes glazing over when scientific and mathematical concepts start getting “explained” with no visual representation for my brain ...

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Review – Star Wars: Dark Disciple

There’s a reason the Jedi discourage emotional attachment, and this book is a perfect example of why. !!!MILD SPOILERS BELOW!!! Dark Disciple is, for lack of a better word, truly epic from start to finish. Based on eight unfinished episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the story follows former Sith assassin Asajj Ventress and Jedi Quinlan Vos on a ...

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Interview with The Riddles of the Hobbit Author Adam Roberts

 The Riddles of The Hobbit by Adam Roberts asks many questions including What are the riddles in The Hobbit? Why are there riddles in The Hobbit? What’s so interesting about riddles? And, What exactly is a Hobbit? I had the opportunity to interview Professor Roberts via email because I was, alas, unable to interview him at Royal Holloway University, London ...

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The Land of Dragor: The Gift of Charms

The first installment in a new fantasy series The Land of Dragor The Gift of Charms by Julia Suzuki was released at the beginning of September. The Gift of Charms marvelously reinvents the dragon fantasy novel by placing the dragons in the places of the main characters and the humans as the unknown and dangerous creatures. Instead of the more ...

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Are you ready for the Robot Uprisings?

What if the robots you invented thought you were a god? What if a car maliciously tried to kill you… without a driver? What if your computer had feelings and was in love with you? What if an AI was smarter than its programmer? These are only some of the possibilities the authors of the seventeen short stories ask and ...

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