An interesting collection of twenty hard science-fiction tales selected by the author is located in the Best of Greg Egan. The longish stories deal with what it means to be human and how technology is going to change both us and our outside environment. They were originally created between 1990
When would you need Animals Reviewed? Before you hire two skunks as house protection, read the included 2-star review suggesting guard rabbits instead. If you need a CrossFit instructor, you could do worse than the 5-star rhinoceros described here. Animals Reviewed is a perfect zoo or aquarium gift shop purchase.
Society expects that people will use logic and reason to sway others to change their mind. However, Stop Being Reasonable argues that reason doesn’t work, which is why the country is so divided. Using several true stories, the author anecdotally tries to prove what changes minds. The stories encompass catcalling,
The Big Book of Reel Murders is chockful of well-known authors like Dashiell Hammett, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ian Fleming, and W. Somerset Maugham. Even better, it has some of my favorite silver-age short story writers from 1950-1989 Alfred Hitchcock and Ellery Queen mystery magazines like Cornell Woolrich and Stanley Ellin.
It’s the day before her one-year wedding anniversary and Elise has a problem in the new gaslight-esque thriller, Poison Garden. When Elise arrives home one day early from a trip, she finds her husband, Kieran, in their marital bed with another woman. He swears it was a one-time fling, but
“It takes a stroke of luck to find your vocation. I might have spent my whole life searching. Hare Krishna? Hairdressing? Water polo? But the universe blessed me with a taste of the perfect crime.”—from Of Vengeance. Welcome to the mind of an unnamed sociopath, who is also a thirteen-year-old
A Very Vegan Halloween: The Witch’s Cauldron Cookbook The Vegan Holiday Cookbook Collection #1 by Rebecca Henry My Review With thirteen snacks, eight main dishes, seventeen desserts, and four drinks, A Very Vegan Halloween allows you to share Halloween with your friends and family without giving up your values. Just
It was the eighties and everything was about making money. Reaganomics gave the promise that everyone could be rich with some smarts and initiative. So what were poor African-Americans using as their method to achieve this American Dream? Crack. With a 40% unemployment rate for African-American teenagers in 1984, there