Review: Star Wars: Scoundrels, Timothy Zahn

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Review: Star Wars: Scoundrels, Timothy Zahn

Title: Star Wars: Scoundrels (Goodreads) Author: Timothy Zahn (Facebook) Rating: Han Solo should be basking in his moment of glory. After all, the cocky smuggler and captain of the Millennium Falcon just played a key role in the daring raid that destroyed the Death Star and landed the first serious blow to the Empire in its war against […]

Five For Friday: Escapism

Why do we read, write and watch Fantasy and Sci-fi fiction? Aussie author Rowena Cory Daniells wrote a brilliant guest post over on Fantasy & SciFi Lovin’ this week that discussed this very question. The article not only delves into why we might need some escapism from our daily lives, but also introduced me to […]

Review: Water For Elephants, Sara Gruen

Title: Water For Elephants (Goodreads) Author:  Sara Gruen Rating: When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, swindlers and misfits in a second-rate circus struggling to survive. A veterinary student who almost earned his degree, Jacob is put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie. It is […]

Five For Friday: The Hunger Games

It’s Friday! That means it’s time for Five Things. Last night, I went to see The Hunger Games at the movies. I thought it was brilliant – it stayed very true to the book, unlike many book-to-movie conversions. You can see my review for The Hunger Games book over at Once Upon A Time. I’m […]
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