For many of us, film and television hold a special place in our hearts because it is such an immersive experience combining many different forms of art when done well. […]
The Dark glory war by Michael A. Stackpole does not seem to be on many peoples radars, but it is a worthy YA fantasy novel that leads up to a fantastic trilogy, the dragoncrown war.
“Surprising what you can dig out of books if you read long enough, isn’t it?” ― Robert Jordan As the years have come and gone, I have had the pleasure […]
Books are doorways into secret worlds, secret lives created by the minds of people around the world. Most books follow the same set of rules, they have a beginning, a […]
Love it or hate it anime has been growing and spreading it’s influence every year. But even as it grows it struggles to mark a place within our entertainment industry, […]
“I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.” -George R.R. Martin Books […]
For those who have been paying attention, you may have noticed a small change on the ol’ website as of today. Geeksnbarbells, which has graced the URL for the past […]
There is a narrative put out into the world about books that goes something like this. Philosophy, biographies, novels written based upon real events or based upon reality, this is […]
Do Schools ruin our desire to read, be creative, and learn? There’s a strong case to be made. Check out Seth Godins work at: https://seths.blog/ Stealing dreams article: https://medium.com/@thisissethsblog/stop-stealing-dreams-4116c7dbff7b Stealing […]
Why are Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels not used in school? I argue why stories, especially fantastical ones, are better vehicles for sharing knowledge, especially philosophical and moral knowledge, which […]
Brad Abrahams Debut Novel is a fun ride that would have been better off as a tv show than a book, let’s explore why.
Coming to the end of a book can be a heart-rending moment. When you find yourself caring for the characters that an author has brought to life within the pages […]
Tomi Adeyemis breakthrough novel children of blood and bone is an awesome read from start to finish. I fanboy my way through this review, but also give what I consider […]
An Echo of Things to Come is the second book in James Islingtons Phenom Licanius Trilogy. Join me as I fanboy my way through my review of this suspenseful, satisfying […]
Books can be the portal to new worlds that can help you out in any situation. They saved me so many times in my life, and should hold so much […]
I delve into Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and why I consider it to be one of most problematic books of the series. It is riddled with issues […]