Teaser (And Price Drop) Tuesday 8/4/2015: “Tunnel Vision”

This week I’m reading Tunnel Vision, by Aric Davis, in which a red-headed teenage detective assists a couple of teenage girls who are investigating the fifteen-year-old murder of one of the girls’ not-quite-a-teenager-at-the-time aunt.

Not The Poster For A French Movie About A Lonely Bicycle

Not The Poster For A French Movie About A Lonely Bicycle

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Teaser Tuesday 7/28/15: “(R)evolution”

So at the moment I’m reading (R)evolution by P.J. Manney, which is not to be confused with this:

rloveution

(R)evolution is a techno-thriller involving nanotechnology and computer-upgraded brains and secret cabals, sort of Neal Stephenson meets William Gibson meets Dan Brown meets Oliver Sacks meets Daniel Suarez.

This is what happens when you fall asleep in the kudzu.

This is what happens when you fall asleep in the kudzu.

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Two Rejections And A Funeral. I Mean An Acceptance**.

So it’s been a while since I reached into my huge stack of rejection letters to pull out one of my old “You Suck” letters, and since I’m partway through my third “meh” BookBub book in a row and don’t really feel like giving it the Teaser Tuesday treatment, and we haven’t really seen any interesting movies lately (read: Movies that caused my wife to say humorous things about them), I thought it was time to dust the old feature off. So herewith is our first Random Rejection in quite some time: From Eternal Twilight, for my short story “Customs”:

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Teaser Tuesday 7/7/2015: “Suicide Forest”

So this week I’m reading Suicide Forest, a horror novel (possibly involving ghosts) by Jeremy Bates, in which a group of hikers, whose plan to scale Mount Fuji has been thwarted by weather, decide to go camp in Japan’s Aokigahara forest.

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Teaser Tuesday 6/30/15: “Schooled”

So this week I’m reading Schooled, by Christa Charter, a humorous mystery involving a murder that takes place on what is, apparently, a thinly-veiled version of the Microsoft Xbox campus, where the author used to work in the same capacity that the novel’s heroine, Lexy Cooper, works at the fictitious Xenon corporation.  The only reason I know any of this is that people on Goodreads said so  Such background information is not required for reading the book, but does give the author a certain amount of inside baseball credibility for writing about the video game industry.

Schooled

“I’m not a pirate schoolgirl manga, but I play one on Goodreads.”

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Not A Review Of “Maleficent”

So recently we watched “Maleficent“, in which the titular villain from “Sleeping Beauty” gets the Wicked treatment:

Maleficent

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