2016 reads

Star Trek Revisited and Reinterpreted

December 27, 2016

Star Trek: The New Adventures – Volume 2 The first volume of this graphic novel series didn’t sit right with me. I was pretty harsh in my review of it. In fact, I recommended skipping the title altogether. It was advice that even I [Keep Reading]

The King of Rock-Bottom

December 23, 2016

Ten Ways to Not Commit Suicide by Darryl McDaniels (DMC) I am a huge Run-DMC fan. They are my all-time favourite group. So when I saw this book at the public library, I knew I had to pick it up. I had heard DMC talking about this book on the radio, [Keep Reading]

Failure Breeds? Doesn’t it?

December 19, 2016

Life Lessons from a Total Failure by M.J. Dougherty M.J. Dougherty has certainly had his share of ups and downs. He’s not afraid to open up and tell us about them in his new memoir, Life Lessons from a Total Failure. I can relate to feeling [Keep Reading]

Truth Found in an Ancient Manuscript

December 17, 2016

Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho Words have power. They have the power to inspire, to educate, to entertain, and they even have a calming quality that can make a anxious time more bearable. Perhaps that is why a group of people gathered [Keep Reading]

Little Women – The Next Generation

December 13, 2016

The Little Women Letters by Gabrielle Donnelly Little Women was written by Louisa May Alcott and released in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. The story is a classic in every aspect. It has been reprinted countless times, translated into different [Keep Reading]

Planet of the Apes (Book vs Movie)

November 21, 2016

My father really enjoyed the Planet of the Apes movies. I vividly recall watching them together on television when I was growing up. I’m not sure I completely understood what they were about, but I remember enjoying them nonetheless. When the [Keep Reading]

Always Reading Comics

November 7, 2016

I love reading comics. I pretty much always have a graphic novel on the go. Here are the latest ones that I have read. Powerless I was pleasantly surprised by this story set in an alternate universe where there are no super-heroes. Peter Parker was [Keep Reading]

Hawkeye’s Adventures Continue

November 5, 2016

Hawkeye: Volume 1 – My Life as a Weapon When I first heard of this title, I really had no interest in reading it. After all, he is probably the least exciting member of The Avengers. But the praise for the book has been strong, so when I saw [Keep Reading]

Alex and Ada (A different take on AI)

September 22, 2016

Alex + Ada is a brilliant comic book series that has been collected in three graphic novels. It is set in a future that feels not too far off from our own. In this future, there are androids that look completely human. They are required to have a [Keep Reading]
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