Monthly Archives: March 2014

13 Unexpected Sources of Energy that Could Save the World

http://io9.com/12-unexpected-sources-of-energy-that-could-save-the-wor-1555080352?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source =io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow Very odd … science fact can be stranger than science fiction. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon Advertisements

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Book Review: Tea with Black Dragon by MacAvoy (3.6 Stars)

Tea with Black Dragon by R.A. MacAvoy 3.6 out of 5 stars Read in August 2009 Recommended to me by Janny Wurts Synopsis: Martha Macnamara knows that her daughter Elizabeth is in trouble, she just doesn’t know what kind. Mysterious … Continue reading

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Book Review: City of Bones by Wells (3.5 Stars)

City of Bones by Martha Wells 3.5 out of 5 stars Read in November 2011 Synopsis: In a place where an ancient holocaust devastated civilization and caused most of the world’s water to evaporate, a new civilization has arisen–where sand … Continue reading

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How We Won the War on Dungeons & Dragons

http://io9.com/how-we-won-the-war-on-dungeons-dragons-1550936588?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_twitter&utm_source=io9_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow This takes me back to the ‘dark side’ of my youth. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Great Unsung Science Fiction Authors That Everybody Should Read

http://io9.com/great-unsung-science-fiction-authors-that-everybody-sho-1552276689?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_twitter&utm_source=io9_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow More books to be added to my TBR stack.  I will be scrutinizing the female authors closely. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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io9 March Madness Final Four: Harry Potter vs. Lord of the Rings!

http://io9.com/io9-march-madness-final-four-harry-potter-vs-lord-of-1551342961 Easy voting today but the next and final round will be a tough devision. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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eBook Review: Hollow World by Sullivan (4 out of 5 stars)

Hollow World by Michael J. Sullivan 4 out of 5 stars Read in November 2013 Synopsis: The future is coming…for some, sooner than others. Ellis Rogers is an ordinary man who is about to embark on an extraordinary journey. All … Continue reading

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