Forget Black Friday shopping, the big news today is the release of the seventh installment of the Star Wars series teaser trailer. The nearly 2 minute long video gives us a glimpse of space battles, old friends, and a new threat. Check it out and start the countdown with me to its release December 18, 2015.
Earthlings Review: Aliens Among UsOctober 5, 2020
In 2020 perhaps more than all the other years combined I’ve wondered if being human was really such a good thing. Not that I have a choice in the matter. Does anyone? Well…maybe Natsuki, the protagonist of Earthlings, has an inkling. Natsuki, who we see as both a young girl and a grown woman at …
When Villains Rise Review: The Monster is the SystemAugust 26, 2020
When you deal with bad people, sometimes there are no good choices. And if you keep dealing with them, well, you might just find it’s no longer about bad choices, but the choice to be bad. To be monstrous. Monstrousness has always been the heart of this trilogy, and the question of what makes a …
Ring Shout Review: Shout It from the RooftopsOctober 6, 2020
Please excuse my love of puns as I use this opportunity to shout: THIS BOOK IS AMAZING. PLEASE BUY THIS BOOK IMMEDIATELY. IN FACT, BUY TWO. Thank you. It’s not just a pun that makes me want to yell about this book, though. Ring Shout is a magnificent, no-holds-barred triumph of a novel. P. Djèlí …