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THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY quirky superhero series

Last week I came across an announcement that Season 2 of the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy has been renewed. This jogged a vague memory of an announcement some time back of the superhero series. It’s a Netflix production and … Continue reading

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Another winner from LOIS MCMASTER BUJOLD

I always buy anything by Lois McMaster Bujold. I know from past experience that no matter what genre her story is it will be engrossing, touching, fun and funny, rarely sad. Written with economical but not spare grace. Just such … Continue reading

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How BLACK WIDOW could come back

At the end of the last Avengers movie several of the Avengers have disappeared, retired, or SEEM to be dead. Among them is Natasha Romanoff: the Black Widow, played by Scarlett Johansson. But in the comics and movies based on … Continue reading

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GREAT FANTASY NOVEL discovered

Just when I’ve almost despaired of finding a new favorite SF/F writer I stumble across one. Her name is Emily Croy Barker. The book which introduced me to her is The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic. It’s available from … Continue reading

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NINA KIRIKI HOFFMAN duology – terrific

One of the brightest stylists of fantasy fiction is Nina Kiriki Hoffman. Her characters are compelling, her stories engaging. She is definitely an author whose books you want to keep alert for when you go to the book store. I’ve … Continue reading

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