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Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman | Book Review

I'm super excited for Amazon's upcoming series starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen, so I was keen to read the source material. The concept is brilliant: an angel and a demon named Aziraphale and Crowley, respectively, are determined to stop the Apocalypse from occurring on one particular Saturday. Heaven and Hell are preparing for a… Continue reading Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman | Book Review

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Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams | Book Review

This is one hell of a strange novel that shouldn't work, but does. Featuring time travel, an electric monk, missing cats, and a horse in a bathroom, Dirk Gently¬†feels like a somewhat Frankensteined book for the majority of the story. What a fun mishmash this is, though. The characters are entertainingly oddball, the titular detective… Continue reading Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams | Book Review

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Under the Skin by Michel Faber | Book Review

Going into Michel Faber's novel, I had no idea what to expect. All I knew was it involved a mysterious woman who picked up hitchhikers and somehow made them disappear. After reading this beautiful, thought-provoking tale, I learned that it was so much more than the simple plot I had in mind originally. The story… Continue reading Under the Skin by Michel Faber | Book Review

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Snow White and the Seven Keys to Doomsday by Justin Richards | Book Review

A Doctor Who-inspired take on the classic fairy tale, this version of Snow White is charming, empowering, and has that classic timey wimey feel to it. In this version, Snow White is the daughter of a gardener and palace keeper, and she has to prevent the evil Queen Salima from finding the seven keys to… Continue reading Snow White and the Seven Keys to Doomsday by Justin Richards | Book Review

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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams | Book Review

This short story collection is the foundation for the TV series of the same name, but the book and show are COMPLETELY different. The short stories are (for the most part) drastically divergent from the adaptations, so don't read this expecting it to be exactly the same. If you're a fan of science-fiction and/or of… Continue reading Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams | Book Review

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Movie Review

https://youtu.be/8LjzCK8UeWI Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets follows Valerian and Laureline, two intergalactic federal agents tasked with bringing a creature to Alpha, a.k.a The City of a Thousand Planets. Things aren't so simple, though... Directed by Luc Besson and starring Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Ethan Hawke, Rihanna, Herbie Hancock, and Rutger… Continue reading Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Movie Review

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick | Book Review

The novel that inspired Blade Runner, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is a fast-paced thrill ride that also leaves you pondering multiple themes that are touched upon in this slim story. The plot follows Rick Deckard, a bounty hunter for the San Francisco Police Department, as he's tasked with "retiring" six Nexus-6 androids. This… Continue reading Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick | Book Review

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Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff | Book Review

What an incredible ride of a novel this is. The first in a trilogy, Illuminae tells the story of two young adults, Kady Grant and Ezra Mason, who are stationed on separate spaceships. Former lovers, they communicate through a messenger service to gather intel about what's going on. I forgot to mention what's going on!… Continue reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff | Book Review