Tag Archives: post-apocalyptic

If You Read One Thing Today, Make It This Canticle For Leibowitz Essay

http://io9.com/if-you-read-one-thing-today-make-it-this-canticle-for-1649946606 Canticle is one of my favorite SF novels. See my review from March 2013. If you want to skip the I09 recap of the New Yorker essay and just get right to it, follow this link: “A Science Fiction … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: King of Thorns by Lawrence (DNF)

King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence Fantasy Book Club selection August 2013 Attempted to Read/Listen: August 2013 DNF I tried reading, or rather listening, to this in August 2013 for the GoodReads Fantasy Book Club. We previously read Prince of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Left Behind by LaHaye and Jenkins (3 Stars)

Left Behind by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins 3 out of 5 stars Read in August 2009 I reminded myself quite frequently while reading Left Behind that is was fiction. Christian fiction. Fear-driven apocalyptic (aka end times) Christian fiction. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alas, Babylon by Frank (4 stars)

Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank 4 out of 5 stars Read in March 2009 It’s 1959. It’s the height of the Cold War. The threat of thermonuclear war hangs in the air like an impending thunderstorm. Randy Bragg is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Canticle for Leibowitz by Miller (4 stars)

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr. 4 out of 5 stars Read in May 2010 Excellent weekend spent pondering man, God, science, religion, death, life, despair and hope. Miller’s award-winning novel stands the test of time (over … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Bak’tun Compliant

I wanted to share some of the best post-apocalyptic gems I found yesterday.  Most of these got at least a chuckle, and sometimes a chortle.  Enjoy. ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ This last one is my personal favorite, bringing … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Hunger Games (2012)

The Hunger Games (2012) 3.5 out of 5 stars Better than the book, barely.  I read the book and gave it three stars.  I knew then, when I finished reading it, that a movie would deliver more impact in some … Continue reading

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