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Zahn’s latest reveals backstories

July 27, 2011 New York Times bestselling author Timothy Zahn returns to the Star Wars series with a story set in between the “New Hope” and “Empire Strikes Back” movies with “Choices of One. more »»

Nerd to star: The journey of Simon Pegg

June 29, 2011 British actor Simon Pegg tells his journey from class clown to world class comedian in "Nerd Do Well. more »»

Werewolf tale stands out from ‘The Pack’

May 25, 2011 A man fired from his job discovers there’s something not quite right about his new friends in “The Pack” by Jason Starr. more »»

Body count climbs in black comedy

April 27, 2011 The world of Upper East Side wealth is examined in a twisted, black comedy that calls to mind “American Psycho” in “The Social Climber’s Handbook” by Molly Jong-Fast. more »»

Read, Return, Repeat: A Lesson in Recycling

April 27, 2011 [Full disclosure: I am not a librarian but my day job is, more or less, centered around libraries. more »»

‘So Shelly’ brings classic lit characters to 21st Century

March 30, 2011 The lines between reality and fantasy are blurred in this reimagining of classic literary writers as modern day characters in “So Shelly” by Ty Roth. more »»

WWE star Jericho goes to the mat

February 23, 2011 By Amy Phelps Picking up where he left off in his previous memoir, A Lion’s Tale, WWE wrestler Chris Jericho talks about his experience in the world of World Wrestling... more »»

When life gets ya down, cook

January 26, 2011 Part humor book and part cookbook is Heather Whaley’s “Eat Your Feelings: Recipes for Self-Loathing. more »»

Vampires in suburbia

December 28, 2010 A seemingly ordinary family is not so ordinary after all in “The Radleys” by Matt Haig. In a small England town, the Radleys are a quiet family living a typical lif. more »»

Best books of 2010

November 23, 2010 It’s a time back to reflect on what the year 2010 has brought us and so I look back to the books that are staying on my to-keep shelf! • Mystery/Thriller: “Keeper of Light and Dus,t” by... more »»

Wrestler’s book shows good side

October 27, 2010 Mick Foley, a former wrestler for the WWE and current wrestler for TNA, has written two other wrestling “memoirs,” — “Have a Nice Day” and “Foley is Good” — all usually leading up to a big match in... more »»

Experience the rock lifestyle

September 30, 2010 I should preface this review by saying that I’m not a Motley Crue fan. Not that I dislike them, either, I just sort-of...nothing the. more »»

Five years of comics

September 30, 2010 This September marks the fifth anniversary of my shop, Asylum Comics. more »»

DC heroes battle zombies

August 25, 2010 The dead rise in the DC Universe in “Blackest Night” by Geoff Johns and illustrated by Ivan Reis. more »»

The gay superhero

July 28, 2010 The character of Batwoman got some discussion as of late as being one of the few openly gay characters in the DC Universe. more »»

Newspaper comics meet comic books

June 30, 2010 Last summer, DC Comics started a 12-issue event printing stories of their heroes in weekly comics format — unbound color newsprint on broadsheets. more »»

Star Wars and zombies!

May 26, 2010 It comes as no surprise to anyone who knows me that I’m a Star Wars fan. more »»

A story of finding your own style

April 28, 2010 Young adult novels can still be good stories for adults to read — either to reminisce about the past or to just enjoy. And since “Vintage Veronica” by Erica . more »»

Back for more Victorian zombies

March 31, 2010 If you didn’t get enough Regency romance and zombies in the mash-up that was Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith’s “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” don’t go hissing fo... more »»

Intellectual meets paranormal

February 23, 2010 Natasha Mostert has a knack of blending science and the paranormal in interesting, it could happen ways, and does it again in “Keeper of Light and Dus. more »»



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