Monthly Archives: January 2021

Review: Blake Crouch – Dark Matter (2016)

8/10 I had a great time with this novel! It is short, fast, and very cinematic, like an edge-of-your-seat thriller. As the story starts, we don’t know much yet about the main character, Jason, but when he’s unexpectedly kidnapped and … Continue reading

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Review: Steven Erikson – Gardens of the Moon (1999)

Series: Malazan Book of the Fallen #1 In this series: Gardens of the Moon Deadhouse Gates Memories of Ice House of Chains Midnight Tides The Bonehunters Reaper’s Gale Toll the Hounds Dust of Dreams The Crippled God This is not … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: 15 movies from 2019 and 2020

Hey everyone, Here are a bunch of micro reviews for movies from the last 2 years. I already made two other lists like this for movies from 2019 (part one and part two) and this one also features 2019 movies … Continue reading

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Review: Marc-Uwe Kling – QualityLand (2020)

Science fiction Published in German in 2017 Translated to English in 2020 by Jamie Lee Searle QualityLand is run by the almighty algorithms, ensuring total satisfaction and efficiently for its quality citizens. Whatever the country’s name once was, now it … Continue reading

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Review: Isaac Asimov – The Caves of Steel (1954)

Detective Elija Baley doesn’t like robots very much. They act weird, they take people’s jobs. I bet they smell too. Earth has strict rules about robots, but the Outer Worlds don’t have such scruples. When an Outer World ambassador gets … Continue reading

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The Mandalorian vs Star Trek Discovery

If you have seen Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker, you might started to ask some questions at the end, such as: why is there an ancient knife that has the same shape as the recently crashed remnants of … Continue reading

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Marlon James – Black Leopard, Red Wolf (2019) Review

I couldn’t find this book in the fantasy section of my book store, because Jamaican-born Marlon James had previously won the Man Booker Prize for A Brief History of Seven Killings (2014). This branded him Literary, and his output too. … Continue reading

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