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Fierce Kingdom – Intensely “Real Horror” Novel

FIERCE KINGDOM by Gin Phillips 16 OCT, 2017 Title: Fierce Kingdom Author: Gin Phillips Series: Stand-alone Pages: 288 pages Publisher: Viking Release Date: July 25th 2017 ISBN-10: 0735224277 A trip to the zoo with her young son ends in a horrifying act of violence for Joan and her four-year-old. On the way to the exit, after a long day in their usual hang-out, Joan hears gunshots and sees what looks like sleeping people. Quick to react, she takes her son and hides in the zoo. It’s a simple premise but the books is a very deep look at motherhood and the things...

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A Gamer Girl’s Must Read! Marie Lu does it again…

WARCROSS by Marie Lu 24 SEPT, 2017 Title: Warcross Author: Marie Lu Series: Warcross #1 Pages: 368 pages Publisher: Release Date: September 12th 2017 ISBN-10: 0399547967 Marie Lu does it again with her gamer inspired Warcross. Lu spins an imaginative tale that makes you think, crosses lines between usual protagonist and antagonist roles, and entertains in her usual provocative style. The story is about a girl name Emika Chan, she’s a down on her luck bounty hunter that would be a well-employed hacker if she hadn’t had a few run-ins with the law in her youth. She had led a charmed...

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Iron Druid Goodies – Lagniappe From Kevin Hearne is a Must Read

BESIEGED by Kevin Hearne 11 SEPT, 2017 Title: Besieged Author: Kevin Hearne Series: The Iron Druid Chronicles Length: 8 hours and 46 minutes Publisher: Del Rey Books Release Date: July 11, 2017 ISBN-10: 9780399181733 If you were saying to yourself, “I need more Atticus.” I need more of the witty humor, the big exotic tales, the sexiness that is the millennia old druid…well Kevin Hearne fulfilled your fantasy. It’s what we call Lagniappe in New Orleans, a little extra. Eight tales from the Iron Druid Chronicles, told from Atticus’ POV and also from  Owen’s POV and one from Granuaile and Perun. Lots of...

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Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

WONDER WOMAN: WARBRINGER by Leigh Barduga 28 AUGUST, 2017 Title: Wonder Woman: Warbringer Author: Leigh Bardugo Series: DC Icons #1 Length: 11 hours and 55 minutes Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Release Date: August 29th 2017 ISBN-10: 0399549730 There is no hiding that I’m a Wonder Woman fan and have been since I first glimpsed reruns of Linda Carter’s kick-assery one fateful evening and then had to run out and find my first comic featuring the Amazonian icon. She’s one of my favorite super heroes, and her newfound popularity is making me happy. When I saw that Leigh Bardugo, a...

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James Franco Reads The Dead Zone and the Planets Align

The Dead Zone is a classic Stephen King, published in 1979, now available in audiobook and read by James Franco. The Dead Zone isn’t my favorite Stephen King, but that’s like comparing chocolate ice cream. With the narration by James Franco, they did a major push to get this one out there and “reread” by the masses. There is always a difference in reading and hearing it on audiobook, I think of audiobooks as performances – like a play of a book. And it’s even better when I’ve read the book, and now get to hear it on audiobook. Like an encore. This was an all-star encore!

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