I really enjoyed the Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz, so when I was looking for a stand-alone novel to read, I thought I'd give another Koontz novel a try. I did a bit of research and found that Lightning and Watchers are often considered some of his best works. I generally don't read synopses … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Lightning
*This is an update to a post I wrote a few years ago There are two ways to judge the financial success of a movie. The first is the box office gross, and the second is return on investment. For most movies, the only numbers we really have to look at are production budget and … Continue reading Which Comic Book Movies Were the Most Profitable?
This book has long been one of my favorites. I don't remember the first time I read it, but I know I was still in elementary school. I've read it several times over the years, and I always find it enjoyable. At its core, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a fairy tale. A little … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
I picked up this book when I first started going through the Hugo Awards, and I remember that it really changed my perspective on what science fiction could be. This was the first sci-fi novel I had read that was more about ideas than about story. Way Station focuses on a single man maintaining a … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Way Station
Despite all the controversy and differing reviews regarding The Last Jedi, I liked the movie and thought it gave some great insight into where the franchise is going. I like some of the changes; I'm not as fond of others. Fair warning, there will be a lot of spoilers in this post, so if you … Continue reading What Does Last Jedi Tell Us about Episode IX?
I was listening to some Weird Al recently and heard the song "White and Nerdy." One of the lines in the song is "The only question I ever thought was hard was do I like Kirk or do I like Picard?" It got me thinking about the classic Star Trek debate. My thought is that … Continue reading Kirk or Picard?
To start, I just want to say that I really enjoyed this series. The tone and writing style were very similar to The Hunger Games, but in a world that made more sense. I knew that Morning Star would be concluding the series, so I looked forward to seeing how everything wrapped up. The book … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Morning Star