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Review: Tweeting Da Vinci by Ann C. Pizzorusso

tweeting da vinci Imagine if Da Vinci were alive today – would he tweet his ideas and discoveries? Writer and veteran geologist Ann C. Pizzorusso explores Italy with Da Vinci, an accomplished geologist and polymath as her guide, as if he were here today as a Bill Gates/Stephen Hawking figure, using all current technology, including Twitter, to share his mind with the world.…

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Review: The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky by David Litwack

Daughter of the Sea and SkyDavid Litwack’s novel, The Daughter of the Sea and the Sky, is a moving tale that revolves around love, hope, and redemption.

The novel starts out with Helena Brewster. Her father recently passed away and in an attempt to feel closer to him she decides to sit near the ocean where he used to take her.…

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Review: Mystery and Misadventure – An Old Acquaintance by M.D. Hall

Mystery and Misadventure – An Old Acquaintance by M.D. HallMystery and Misadventure – An Old Acquaintance by M.D. Hall – a sequel to Mystery and Misadventure, though largely independent – is a collection of fictional short stories where things are not quite as they seem. Each short tale focuses on characters who find themselves crossing from the world we know into their own unusual circumstances ranging from the strangely uneasy to the horrifically bizarre.…

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Review: Faraday by Mark Lingane

Faraday by Mark Lingane
Faraday by Mark Lingane

Continuing from Book 2 of the Tesla Evolution series – DecayFaraday further tells the story of a war between cyborgs and their technological dependence and supremacy, and the humans relying on their final aces-in-the-hole in their steam-crafts and near-magical abilities in the Dystopic wasteland that houses the last surviving knowable life on Earth.…

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Review: The Warrior’s Beckoning by Patrick Howard

warrior's beckoningThe Warrior’s Beckoning by Patrick Howard is told in two parts in this first installment of the series. There’s a war between Light and Dark. A team gathers to fight an evil presence. Each team member was shown an address in a dream and all of them appeared at the address.…

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Review: Alethea by Jesse Arnold

Alethea by Jesse ArnoldAlethea Cooper considers herself a practical and average high-school girl, if a world-class gymnast on her way to the Olympics. Sixteen and already focused on her career, her life takes a hard turn as a car accident leaves her wheelchair-bound. Through her slow and painful discovery she begins to learn that there’s more to life than just her career as an athlete, but also love, the joys of youth, and hideous green monsters that only her emergent superpowers and the unwanted guidance of an overly-knowledged doctor can keep at bay.…

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Review: The Memory Hunter by Jon Konrath

The Memory Hunter by Jon KonrathIn the far-flung future of 2007, in a world that never quite recovered from a Cold War which didn’t stay cold, where Japan seized the global economy and the world went in the direction that novelists predicted decades ago, society now relies on commercial brain implants – artificial memories that afford skills and knowledge to the owner to give them immediate access to better standards of living.…

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