Book Reviews

Book Review: “Vampire Reborn” by Emma Southee

Posted: June 13, 2011 at 9:00 am   /   Book Reviews, Local, Reviews

Vampire Reborn is the first book written by Emma Southee. Southee has been writing short stories and poems for the majority of her life. This is the first novel she has published and I had the honor to read it. Vampire Reborn focuses on the life of a woman named Tamson. She was born in […]

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Book Review: “Dead Reckoning” (A Sookie Stackhouse novel) by Charlaine Harris

Posted: June 6, 2011 at 9:04 am   /   Book Reviews, Local, Reviews

Dead Reckoning is Charlaine Harris’ 11th book in the Sookie Stackhouse series. The series revolves around a telepathic Louisianan, Sookie, and the many varieties of supernatural beings that come into her life. Sookie is a small town girl from Bon Temps and works at a bar called Merlotte’s. She doesn’t like to be involved with […]

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Book Review: “Bossypants” by Tina Fey

Posted: May 30, 2011 at 9:00 am   /   Book Reviews, Local

Bossypants is an entertaining book about Tina Fey’s life and the experiences that made her into the  woman she is today. Fey is a writer, actress, and comedian. In this book, she talks about her time as a  writer for Saturday Night Live and her transformation into the head writer and lead actress for NBC’s 30 […]

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Book Review: “This is a Book” by Demetri Martin

Posted: May 23, 2011 at 9:00 am   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local, Reviews

This is a Book is Demetri Martin’s first attempt as an author. And it reads just as his stand up comedy would, with short stories or one-liners in each chapter that makes the reader laugh out loud. Each chapter is independent from the others, which gives the option of taking the book a little at […]

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Book Review: Legal Guardian

Posted: September 16, 2010 at 7:18 pm   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local

Legal Guardian, the first book of a series by Beau Woodall follows Curtis Ambrose as he is starting his senior year of high school.  Within the first couple of days of his senior year, Curtis has managed to mysteriously heal from a roller blading accident, fight with his enemy and win, and get the girl […]

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“Divine Misdemeanors” by Laurell K Hamilton (Book Review)

Posted: May 13, 2010 at 7:27 am   /   Book Reviews, Local

Laurell K Hamilton is mostly known for her vampire hunter series, but a few years ago, she started another series, the Merry Gentry – Faerie Queen. This is the latest installment for that series and it is truly fun to read. The reader is able to pick this book up and understand most of the […]

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Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft Plans to Stay Relevant in the Post-Gates Era – Book Review

Posted: March 22, 2010 at 12:21 pm   /   Book Reviews, Local

Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft Plans to Stay Relevant in the Post-Gates Era by Mary Jo Foley Mary Jo definitely doesn’t buy into the myth that cloud-computing will bulldoze Microsoft into obsolescence and irrelevance within the next decade – that’s not to say that they won’t have many challenging obstacles ahead of them.  With the resources, […]

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Interview With New York Times Bestselling Author Lisa McMann, Creator of the “Wake” Series

Posted: March 4, 2010 at 6:05 pm   /   Book Reviews, Featured, Interviews, Local

Kevin: Hi Lisa!  Thank you so much for taking the time to talk to us about your incredible career, and your new book – “Gone.” When did you first realize that you wanted to become an author? Did you always have a passion for writing? Lisa: Since about 4th grade, I remember writing a story called […]

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FOX Buys Rights To “Fourth Realm” Trilogy

Posted: February 23, 2010 at 3:05 pm   /   Book Reviews, Local, Movie News

20th Century Fox is taking a gamble on another sci-fi series. Not content to having sci-fi blockbusters like Avatar and Star Wars under their belt, they have bought the rights to the popular sci-fi series The Fourth Realm, and the first novel of the series, The Traveler by John Twelve Hawks. The series which just […]

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DC Entertainment Names New Executives: Jim Lee, Dan Dido, Geoff Johns, John Rood, and Patrick Caldon

Posted: February 18, 2010 at 12:49 pm   /   Book Reviews, Local

This isn’t really news to anyone else but geeks like me. The newly formed branch of WB, DC Entertainment, has named its new Executive Management Team. The reason this is worthy news is the fact of who they named to their team.  Three of these people, Jim Lee, Dan Dido, and Geoff Johns, have all […]

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