We Were Liars Review

Beechwood, a private island near Martha’s Vineyard is where the tall, beautiful and rich Sinclair family flocks to every summer. The patriarch, Harris, both inhabits and owns the island, and is often joined by his three daughters, Carrie, Bess and Penny (the Aunts), and their children. The older grandchildren, Cadence, Mirren, Johnny, and Gat, a …

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Short Story – When Words Travel

Ah, greetings dear reader. Please, don’t be alarmed, I expected you. It’s inevitable, stories have a strong pull, and sooner or later a reader answers the call. I hope you can help me with a particular endeavour, your participation is of the utmost importance after all. You see, I have a collection of fragments from …

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Tomorrow They Will Come

  I wrap my arms around myself in an attempt to keep warm. Even here, in the hottest of deserts, it gets chilly after the sun makes its departure. I look down at Sam, contentedly sleeping with his head in my lap and stroke his fine, white hair. I always thought that it would darken …

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The Woods Review

Batman writer James Tynion IV has made quite the name for himself in the world of independent comics; writing things such as Memetic, The Backstagers, UFOlogy, as well as my own personal favorite, The Woods. The Woods is one part Lord of the Flies and one part Mean Girls set on an alien planet with …

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1984 Review

Few books have had such a lasting impact on the political landscape as 1984. George Orwell’s masterpiece served, and still serves, as a grim warning about the governing systems we let dictate our lives. Whenever a political entity is thought be overstepping their bounds (see the recent NSA snooping scandal), instant comparisons to 1984 are …

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Plutona Review

What happens when you mix five kids and one dead superhero? A wonderfully twisted tale about friendship, loyalty, and coming of age, turns out. Plutona is the brainchild of Sweet Tooth alums, Jeff Lemire and Emi Lenox, both of whom seem to have struck comic book gold yet again with this one. Fans of the creators’ …

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Barbarians at the Gate Review

Barbarians At The Gateby Bryan Burrough and John Helyar is the thrilling true story of business greed and excess in the 1980's. Ross Johnson is the CEO of RJR Nabisco, a massive US conglomerate. After the collapse of the companies' share price, Johnson is urged to undertake a management buyout of the company by the …

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