Teaser Tuesday 11/29/2016: “The Complete Midshipman Bolitho”

So this week I’ve been reading The Complete Midshipman Bolitho, by Alexander Kent, which is an omnibus of three short novels about Richard Bolitho and his adventures in the Royal Navy.

 

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You’re gonna need a bigger boat.

I keep wanting to call him Midshipman Bolingo, but that is something completely different.

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Random Rejection: Allied Comics

So remember how I said I never throw away anything?  Check out this little chestnut:

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Teaser Tuesday 11/15/2016: “The Source (Witching Savannah #2)”

So about 18 months ago, I read a book called The Line, which I quite liked.  A while back the rest of the “Witching Savannah” series went on sale for like $1.99 each, so I picked up the rest of them, and this week, the random book picker on my eReader said I should read the next book in the series.  That would be this one:

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Not to be confused with The Source of Magic. Or is it???

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Not A Review Of “Event Horizon”

So October seems to have been my month for getting caught up on movies I should have seen long ago, but didn’t.  A few weeks ago, it was 1997’s “Contact“; and on Halloween, I finally got around to seeing the cult SF/horror film “Event Horizon“, also from 1997.

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Event Horizon: Coming soon to VHS!

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Teaser Tuesday 10/25/2016: “Mean Spirit”

So this week I’m reading Mean Spirit, by Will Kingdom Phil Rickman, in which a famous medium, Persephone Callard (yes, named after that Persephone) is having a little trouble pursuing her craft, due to (1) being stalked by unknown persons seeking to do her physical harm and (2) having a particularly nasty spirit following her around and taking over the session every time she tries to communicate with other spirits.

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Not to be confused with “The Mean Season” or “Mean Business“.

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Not A Review Of “Deadpool”

So this week, we (meaning I) watched “Deadpool“, the (other) superhero movie featuring a foul-mouthed anti-hero who dispenses insults and jokes almost as fast as he kills bad guys.

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