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Movie Review: Fifty Shades of Grey (Yeah, yeah…), Part One

Friday night I flew down to Los Angeles to join my cohost from Your Book is Why Daddy Drinks Tyler. My wife, who delights in my suffering, had offered to pay for the plane tickets if I saw the movie … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fuller Memorandum by Charles Stross

It’s pretty common knowledge that I love the Lovecraftian Cthulhu Mythos and so, of course, I’d be drawn to the series of books called The Laundry Files by Charles Stross. The Laundry Files are a series of books, novellas, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Impossible Monsters, edited by Kasey Lansdale

It’s no secret that I love a good monster anthology and so when I saw Impossible Monsters cross my feeds I slapped it on my Amazon wishlist for later and received it this past Christmas from my in-laws. The idea … Continue reading

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Book Review: Steampunk Erotica by Ora le Broq

Unfortunately, I read a lot of bad books. What constitutes a “lot”? Honestly, with how short life could be, one bad book is one bad book too many but, intentionally, I read about twelve a year for Your Book is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. It’s a common maxim and warning against giving anyone too much power, that normal people cannot really be trusted to have that authority because of its influence on us. This was seen in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hounded, The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book One by Kevin Hearne

I will admit, when I saw this book on the bookshelves years ago I snickered a little. First of all, you’ve got what basically looks like a Santa Monica surf bro on the cover holding a sword. That it’s written … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wonders of the Invisible World by Patricia A. McKillip

It was half way through the book when I went to my Facebook feed and complained, “WHY DIDN’T YOU PEOPLE TELL ME ABOUT PATRICIA A. MCKILLIP!” and the response was “We thought you knew?” Apparently not. Rare is it that … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Mercy by Sherrilyn Kenyon

As you may be aware, I’m part of a duo (who are sometimes joined by a shifting group of guests) who puts on a podcast called Your Book is Why Daddy Drinks. This podcast is dedicated to reading bad fiction, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Armored, Part Human, Part Machine, All Soldier, edited by John Joseph Adams

What usually happens throughout the year is I find books that look interesting through suvudu.com, tor.com, and io9.com, and if they are something that I need to read right now I’ll buy them, otherwise they go in the Amazon wishlist … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

Or, as Tyler and I called it on the podcast, “Everyone’s an asshole and nobody is happy.” I read this book for Your Book is Why Daddy Drinks and, really, it was a difficult book to get through. Not because … Continue reading

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