Why You Need to Vote: 2019 Election

The news is rarely positive. I can understand many people taking time away from new sites, focusing on themselves and enjoying their lives. I do this myself, all the time! I check the news once or twice a week, but I make sure never to spend too much time on it unless there is something

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Supergirl – ‘Confidence Women’ – Season 5, Episode 6: TV Review

SPOILERS AHEAD My Rating: 3/5 This was essentially a backstory episode, and as much as I enjoyed it, I’m not sure why we needed it. I liked how it explained Lena’s extreme reaction to Supergirl’s betrayal, but beyond that everything could have been explained through present-day dialogue. My point is, this episode felt like a

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Shadows of Self (Mistborn: The Alloy Era #2) by Brandon Sanderson: Book Review

Shadows of Self shows Mistborn’s society evolving as technology and magic mix, the economy grows, democracy contends with corruption, and religion becomes a growing cultural force, with four faiths competing for converts. This bustling, optimistic, but still shaky society now faces its first instance of terrorism, crimes intended to stir up labor strife and religious conflict.

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The Flash – ‘Kiss Kiss Breach Breach’ – Season 6, Episode 5: TV Review

SPOILERS AHEAD My Rating: 3/5 This wasn’t a bad episode. It was essentially a filler episode that gave some clues for the future of the season (the near future, that is). It was Cisco’s episode and he shone, he really did. The character is so close to many of our hearts so watching him best

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Arrow – ‘Present Tense’ – Season 8, Episode 4: TV Review

SPOILERS AHEAD My Rating: 4/5 Arrow keeps going strong. The meeting of the future and present heroes of the show has had us all waiting impatiently for this past week, and the episode did not disappoint. The episode did a great job of balancing the emotional turmoil of the characters – when certain things were

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Batwoman – ‘Mine is a Long Sad Tale’ – Season 1, Episode 5: TV Review

SPOILERS AHEAD My Rating: 4/5 This has been a strong start for the arrowverse this week. First Supergirl, and now Batwoman, have released their best episodes of the season. Alice’s backstory was more interested than I could have hoped for. It’s creepy, disturbing, and makes for a brilliant explanation for how messed up Beth/Alice is.

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Supergirl – ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ – Season 5, Episode 5: TV Review

SPOILERS AHEAD My Rating: 4/5 I really enjoyed this episode! It’s nice to be rewarded, as a viewer, with some reveals. When there are a lot of questions, it can become tiring when none of them are answered. Lena’s storyline, as always, is the one that had me the most interested. Now that she can

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Titans – ‘Atonement’ – Season 2, Episode 9: TV Review

SPOILERS AHEAD My Rating: 2/5 This episode was a struggle to watch. There was nothing to keep me interested. The only redeeming quality of this episode was Garth, and even his story got a little boring. Grayson’s chat with Jericho’s mum and then Deathstroke was okay but this was a 40 min episode! Something is

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October Wrap-Up – 2019

October has been a good reading month for me. Overall I read 6 books and DNF’d two. Below I have listed the books, the rating I gave, and a link to the reviews on this site. The Wise Man’s Fear (Kingkiller Chronicle #2) by Patrick Rothfuss (Rating: 4/5) The Slow Regard of Silent Things (Kingkiller

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Edgedancer (The Stormlight Archive #2.5) by Brandon Sanderson: Book Review

Three years ago, Lift asked a goddess to stop her from growing older–a wish she believed was granted. Now, in Edgedancer, the barely teenage nascent Knight Radiant finds that time stands still for no one. Although the young Azish emperor granted her safe haven from an executioner she knows only as Darkness, court life is suffocating

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The Flash – ‘There Will Be Blood’ – Season 6, Episode 4: TV Review

SPOILERS AHEAD My Rating: 4/5 This was a great episode. A lot happened so I will try to be brief! Firstly, Cisco’s struggle is the focal point of most of the episode. He is worried for his friend and wants to save him. It’s brilliantly done and also ties into the Bloodwork storyline too which

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The Hope of Elantris (Elantris #1.5) by Brandon Sanderson: Book Review

The following is a short story I wrote in the Elantris world back in January of 2006. At that point, Elantris had only been out in stores for about seven or eight months, but I actually hadn’t written anything new on the story or world since 2000, when I’d finished the first draft of the original book.

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Arrow – ‘Leap of Faith’ – Season 8, Episode 3: TV Review

My Rating: 4/5 SPOILERS AHEAD Arrow is still going strong! Arrow hasn’t been this good since season 2. It was nice to see Speedy and a few other familiar faces. The mystery surrounding The Monitor just got kicked up to 11. Is he really the Anti-Monitor? That’s my favourite theory so far – what do

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