The Wolf in the Whale Review

In 1000 AD, a young Inuit shaman and a Viking warrior become unwilling allies as war breaks out between their peoples and their gods-one that will determine the fate of them all. “There is a very old story, rarely told, of a wolf that runs into the ocean and becomes a whale.” Born with the…

The Very Basics of Archery (How Not To Suck, pt. 1)

Today’s blog post will be on something completely not related to books, because it’s my blog and I can do whatever the hell I want. Namely ARCHERY!!!! Today’s informative post will be on how to shoot a bow like a badass, i.e. how not to do the stupid things you see actors doing in the…

Aurora Burning Review

First, the bad news: an ancient evil–you know, your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal–is about to be unleashed. The good news? Squad 312 is standing by to save the day. They’ve just got to take care of a few small distractions first. Like the clan of gremps who’d like to rearrange their favorite faces. And the cadre…

Aurora Rising Review – Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the academy would touch . . . A cocky diplomat with…

Why Did it Take so Long to Get Coronavirus Tests?

So… we have a pandemic. This sucks, but, fortunately, with proper mitigation techniques such as quarantine and proper disease modeling we can hopefully slow the spread and, therefore, save lives of people who would be shit out of luck when the hospitals get overrun. An integral part of implementing these techniques is being able to…

The Plague: And How to Eat Like a Post-Apocalyptic Survivor.

Wow, 2020 did NOT turn out the way anyone expected. However, I believe we, as a people, are up to the challenge, and can handle this in a responsible… *giggle*… a responsible and mature …*snort*… manner, where we all maintain social distancing at supermarkets and only take our share…*CACKLE*…*giggle*…*SNORT*…and…*FALLS TO THE FLOOR IN A HYSTERICAL…

Revolution Review

Andi Alpers is on the edge. She’s angry at her father for leaving, angry at her mother for not being able to cope, and heartbroken by the loss of her younger brother, Truman. Rage and grief are destroying her. And her father has determined that accompanying him to Paris for winter break is the solution…