29 Seconds

“You give me one name. One person. And I will make them disappear. For you.”—from the pulse-pounding new thriller, 29 Seconds. Sarah is having a bad year. Her husband has run off with another woman and won’t answer her phone calls. Her kids constantly fight. Her boss is refusing toContinue Reading

Mother Knows Best

As gene research and CRISPR gene editing become more common, it may soon be possible to use doctored embryos to create “designer” children. That science, amped up on steroids, is the subject of Mother Knows Best. Claire and Ethan watch their eight-year-old son die from a rare inherited disease. ClaireContinue Reading

Ice Cold Heart

Minneapolis during a freezing snowstorm is the setting for the serial killer police procedural Ice Cold Heart. Kelly Ramage is stuck in a marriage with boring Todd, an accountant. Todd won’t satisfy her need for bondage play. So Kelly looks elsewhere for satisfaction. Unfortunately, she met James, who took itContinue Reading

A Girl Named Anna

A Girl Named Anna begins to question her whole world after visiting the Astroland amusement park. “Today is my eighteenth birthday and, for the first time, I am lying to my mother.” So says Anna before sneaking off from her religious mamma to visit the park with her boyfriend. Meanwhile,Continue Reading

How To

If you ever wondered How To send a letter home from the space station or land a space shuttle in downtown LA, I have the perfect instruction book for you. What if I use real science to solve hypothetical problems? For example, how can I get rid of this bookContinue Reading

Extinction Agenda

Extinction Agenda opens with a bang when an explosion kills the majority of FBI Agent James Mason’s multi-jurisdictional team. They were hunting a more lethal mutation of the bird flu virus at the Arizona-Mexico border. The flames deactivated the virus. However, Mason begins a one-man vendetta to avenge his friendContinue Reading

Its a Numberful World

YouTuber Eddie Woo tries, and succeeds, to make math interesting in It’s a Numberful World. “If you go down deep enough into anything, you will find mathematics.” Eddie proves his point by explaining why rainbows are round, blood vessels and lightning bolts look alike, and the zeros are in theContinue Reading