Blurring The Lines
 

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Age of Assassins by RJ Barker
 

Age of Assassins

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Batman: Nightwalker

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Annihilation – Movie Review

Annihilation – Movie Review 

Spoiler Warning: This review contains minor spoilers for the movie Annihilation. Please read with caution if you have yet to see the movie. You can find our review of the book Annihilation, on which the movie is based, here. Annihilation is one of those rare films where the writer/director tossed a whole lot of science fiction […]

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Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Borne by Jeff VanderMeer
4.5

Looking at the list of genres above, it’s clear that I had difficulties categorizing Jeff VanderMeer’s Borne. But I suppose that is what the New Weird is all about. Although there is some disagreement over the precise nature of the genre, it seems to be a sort of mashing together of speculative elements to produce […]

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Books on Writing Fantasy

Books on Writing Fantasy 

There are lots of books about writing out there, waiting to be read by future authors. Books on characters, books on plot, books on writing a novel in X amount of days. And of course all of this information can be used when writing fantasy novels, but wouldn’t it be nice to read a book […]

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Authority by Jeff VanderMeer

Authority by Jeff VanderMeer
5

So after reading through Annihilation, I immediately looked up when Authority was coming out in order to present myself at my favorite bookstore and acquire it as soon as it was available. I had wondered if it was possible to make Area X any weirder and creepier than it already was. Authority proved that possibility […]

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Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
4.5

So in my latest attempt to further break Goodread’s recommendation algorithm, I decided to read Annihilation, partially because it doesn’t fit particularly neatly into any category, but also because I love the narrative trope of nature reclaiming that which man thought they had dominated long ago. I like it especially when mixed with science fiction-ish […]

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