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Support Your Local Comic Book Store

Believe it or not comics are a subculture with a very broad fan base. Lawyers, geeks of all kinds and even stay at home moms enjoy the many adventures of their favorite inked heroes as an escape from reality; the artwork that graces the pages of graphic novels and comic books only second to the […]

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The Art of Not Giving A F@#$

Sara Knight became my hero. Her words resonated with me in ways I would never imagine especially since I had started to give 0 f’s about things like weddings and other’s good news. This book gives pointers to be able to do this and not come acros as an asshole, which is the key here: […]

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The Princess Diarist (Book Review)

Carrie Fisher penned this memoir/excerpt of her diary during the filming of Star Wars to make sure fans understood a very important part of her life: her affair with a very married Harrison Ford back in 1976. To ensure that the tale didn’t fall flat, she added pages of the actual scribbles which end up […]

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Thirteen Reasons Why, 10th Anniversary Edition

I picked up this book at my local Costco because it had a sticker that read “Netflix Original”. My goal was to devour it before it hit the screen. If the masters at Netflix manage it well, this adaptation should become an instant hit. Why? It is a tale about suicide, the people that pushed […]

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A Dog’s Purpose (Book)

When I picked this book up I misunderstood the premise. I thought it was about the multiple lives of one dog with many families. Turns out the story was rather about reincarnations of the same canine soul into different doggies! To be fair, the concept of reincarnation is not novel and has been around for […]

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Four Goodreads To Ring in the New Year

Need something to read during your Christmas to New Year’s winter break? These four reads are good all year round and have a little bit for everyone*: Blink, Malcolm Gladwell What would you do if you knew your first impressions and judgements are almost always right? Would you be able to trust your instincts or […]

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Comic Books and Super Heroes Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Wonder Woman: 75 Years+ of Awesome

Wonder Woman, The True Amazon by Jill Thompson

I know what you are thinking: Another origin story? Didn’t Earth One Vol 1 give a new spin on the story for the Rebirth launch? Yes, it did. However, because of the 75th anniversary of the Wonder Woman comics, DC tapped veteran Jill Thompson to create storylines and art work in her signature style. The […]

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Earth One: Wonder Woman Vol. 1

Renowned comic book writers Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette created an alternate origin story for Diana, Princess of the Amazons as part of the Rebirth Earth One series cycle. Based on the reviews I was expecting something spectacular but it turns out it was more of the same: our protagonist learns about her birth and […]

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Copperhead Vol.1 

In what can be taken as an homage to the legendary Charles Bronson, our main character Clara Bronson is a bad ass cop that finds a position of Sheriff at the mining town of Copperhead. Accompanied by her young son Zeke, she is starting over after being wrongfully accused and cleared of a murder she […]

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Comparative Oncology Research: How Human’s Best Friend is Paving the Way for Cancer Research

Arlene Weintraub takes us on a behind the scenes look of the world of comparative oncology research and the many benefits cancer drug therapies have gained by exploring how delivery systems and side effects manifested and are treated in both humans and canines. Melanoma, lymphoma and osteosarcomas, to name a few, have all been detected […]