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[BOOK REVIEW] Red Dot Irreal by Jason Erik Lundberg

Genre: Fantastika, Magic Realism Paperback: 164 pages Publisher: Math Paper Press Publication Date: October 22, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-981-07-0134-5 Author Website: Jason Erik Lundberg Jason Erik Lundberg describes the stories in his collection Red Dot Irreal as “[f]iction where the strange is made normal and the normal is made strange.” Combining elements of realism and the fantastic, the ten stories of this …

Book Review: Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde

# Genre: Literary Fantasy, Adventure, Comic Fantasy # Hardcover: 400 pages # Publisher: Viking Adult # Publication Date: December 29, 2009 # Language: English # ISBN-10: 0670019631 # ISBN-13: 978-0670019632 # Author Website: Jasper Fforde Color adds beauty to the world around us. Without green grass and blue sky all would be drab and grey. But what if our entire society were …

Off Topic: Andrew Davies, Screenwriter

Andrew Davies, probably the most able book-to-screen writer ever, is engaging in discussion with everyone and anyone over at the Classics B&N book club forum discussing his latest adaptation Little Dorrit. If you don’t know Davies’ name, you might recognize his most popular work, the Pride and Prejudice edition that aired on A&E in the …

Book Review: Enclave by Kit Reed

# Dystopian Fiction, Satire # Hardcover: 368 pages # Publisher: Tor Books # Publication Date: February 3, 2009 # ISBN-10: 0765321610 # ISBN-13: 978-0765321619 # Author Website Enclave, by acclaimed author Kit Reed, is equal parts The Shining, Animal Farm, Outbreak, The Name of the Rose, and Harry Potter. Mixing and matching different elements from each of these tales, Reed comes up …