Today, I’m going to talk about a space adventure story! There’re blasters! There’s faster-than-light travel! There’s an heir whose father is accused of treason by an evil space empire. A princess of another planet who runs from an arranged marriage. There’s a treacherous friend and a stalwart supporter. The hero gets the girl and then
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Valhalla Rising is an acceptable adventure novel if you’re flying somewhere and you don’t care how it ends before you land. There is nothing egregiously wrong with the book, such as grammar and spelling errors or poor writing. However, it is also a book that depends a lot on stereotype characterizations and remarkably mono-racial protagonists.
This review caused me a bit of consternation. There’re a certain amount of adult situations that are also plot points that could be described as “spoilers.” So, I struggled to figure out how to discuss an intense thriller without ruining the book for other readers. Granted, it’s been out for awhile now, but you might
Jim is a custodian at a elder care/psychiatric facility. He lives on premises in a small room. And he plans to commit suicide in great detail. Before he does, however, one of the patients intervenes and takes Jim to the basement where a weird, giant tree exists with a monolith, which is a door to
In Come Join the Murder (ISBN 978-8-6072-9926-2), Holly Rae Garcia has written a tense and suspenseful thriller. It’s not a whodunit in the classic sense; we know who committed the crime. The question becomes if the killer will be caught. The question is also if the protagonist of the story will be okay by the
Last week’s video was a book tag about the history of Matt Reviews Books. It was a fun exercise in reviewing the highs and lows of the last three years. You can watch it here. The purpose of the tag, as I undstand it, was to introduce the channel to viewers and give something of
It’s a new year! With a new year, I’m resolved to be more mindful of my goals and health. 2019 wasn’t a good year for me in terms of either item. I produced very little and my health was a rocky road. That being said, the road ahead looks smooth, even as I can recognize
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