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Movie Review: Big Hero Six

Nothing has changed in regards to me being typically late for movie reviews. We finally caught this one off a Redbox the other night. It was fantastic. Pros More so than many of the “kid” movies that we adults are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Your Body is Special, Angela Decker

Okay, so this isn’t going to be best seller and it probably won’t ever actually be physically published… but it should be. This is an ebook written by one of my best friends, Angela, that she “published” on her blog … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Martian

I recently read The Martian, by Andy Weir on the recommendation of a friend. The basic storyline is an astronaut gets stranded on Mars and he has to figure out how to survive and get off planet. No Spoilers…. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Since finishing my masters in December, my reward has been to go on a book binge. Since then I’ve read… eleven books? I think I’m missing one…. And I have four on reserve at the library that are high on … Continue reading

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Book Review: What If by Randall Munroe

One of the things I got for Christmas was the What If book by Randall Munroe of XKCD fame. First, an explanation. Munroe was, for a time, a robot scientist for NASA, but currently he writes the webcomic xkcd.com. This … Continue reading

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Michael Grant–Gone Series

I’m always looking for a new book to read, and about a month ago I found Michael Grant’s Gone series. I’m on book 5 (of 6) currently, and they are a wonderful read. The plot surrounds a fictional community on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Roar and The Whisper, by Emma Clayton

The Roar was my C entry to our reading challenge, and I picked up the second in this duology (The Whisper) immediately after. Pretty good! These two books tell the story of a dystopian society following a societal meltdown caused … Continue reading

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Book Review: Saturn by Ben Bova

Saturn, by Ben Bova, was my “B” book for our current book challenge. Courtney chose one that, frankly, I didn’t even bother with. She picked another LDS book, but she mentioned that it was so overtly over the top LDS … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grave Secrets, Marlene Austin

Grave Secrets, by Marlene Austin was Courtney’s A book. I finished it a few days ago, but I’m finally getting around to the review. Grave Secrets was significantly better than Pages from Our Past. In Pages, the author was very… … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pages from Our Past, Joann Arnold

And here is my “A” author for the week. Courtney picked up an “A” author as well, and I’m currently working my way through that book. Pages from Our Past…. I so wanted to like this book. I really did. … Continue reading

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