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Sunday’s Wisdom #384: We Are Not Better

“Hubris means deadly pride, Percy. Thinking you can do things better than anyone else… even the gods.” – Annabeth Chase, Sea of Monsters Percy Jackson and the Olympians, by Rick Riordan As much as I have and will absolutely continue to … Continue reading

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I Read the Percy Jackson Series

My teenage nephew is one of those people who can’t stop talking about whatever is crossing his mind at the moment. As he’s read Percy Jackson and the Olympians umpteen times, as well as the two sequel series, he’s mentioned … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #382: Family Bonds

“You can’t give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it. It doesn’t matter if they hate you, or embarrass you.” – Hermes, Sea of Monsters Percy Jackson and the Olympians, by Rick Riordan It’s been said … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #381: Don’t Endure Evil

“Whatever evil you let ride becomes commonplace, eventually. Problem is, it’s easier to get used to it than carve it out.” – Fiddler, Deadhouse Gates Malazan Book of the Fallen, by Steven Erikson This quote comes out of a snippet … Continue reading

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This Broken Book

I try to be kind in my reviews. But I also strive for complete honesty. This review goes more in the direction of the latter. I’m sure the author whose work I am about to criticize is a wonderful person … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #378: The Question of Love

“Love isn’t locking yourselves in or hiding where everything is perfect. Love is facing the world and its tests together, even if you fail them.” – from A Crystal of Time The School for Good and Evil, by Soman Chainani … Continue reading

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Robotic Uprisings: The Deeper Fear

Robots. AI. Man-made life. These are staples in fiction, especially science fiction, featured in countless – and more every year – books, movies, TV shows, games, cartoons, anime, and more. It seems there is practically no limit to all the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #377: Freedom in Intellectual Freedom

“You need each other’s ideas to really be free.” – FM, ReDawn, by Brandon Sanderson and Janci Peterson This little gem is part of a conversation between FM and Alanik. They are young women from different species and different planets, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #376: Forgetful Envy

“Rhian had built his whole army on feelings like this. Feelings of people who thought because Tedros was born handsome and rich and a prince, he deserved to fall. To suffer.” – from A Crystal of Time The School for … Continue reading

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The Romanov Rescue

The Romanov Rescue is an alternate-history political and military novel, written by Kacey Ezell, Tom Kratman, and Justin Watson. The premise, as the title would indicate, is the chronicling of an account of what might have happened had someone chosen … Continue reading

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