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Born and raised in Beardstown, IL, Scott William Foley is a proud husband, father, and educator. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in English Secondary Education from Illinois State University, and his Master's degree in Reading from Illinois State University as well. His books include the fantasy novel Souls Triumphant (2005), the science fiction novel Andropia (2010), and the short story collections The Imagination's Provocation: Volumes I (2005) and II (2006). He also wrote the eighteen episode electronic serial, Dr. Nekros (2011-2014).


I’m a big Bears fan. I’m almost embarrassed to admit how much I look forward to the NFL season, and I count the days until my Bears play. Today encompassed much of my emotions concerning the Bears during the last twenty years or so.


They looked great today. They looked terrible today. To make matters worse, they lost on their home fieldto a team that is generally not considered a formidable oppo...

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Andropia
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Souls Triumphant
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East of West, Vol. 1 by Jonathan Hickman
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East of West, Vol. 1 by Jonathan Hickman
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I recently checked out a batch of graphic novels in search of a few must-reads. I’m a collector by nature, and I enjoy having a series (or twelve) to follow. East of West could be counted among the batch, but honestly, I picked it up only because it...more
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How to Fall Forever by Rick Remender
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I saw this book earned a little buzz so I thought I’d check it out. The premise is Grant McKay and his team have broken through the barrier between infinite dimensions. The machine making this capable, The Pillar, got damaged though, so they only hav...more
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Zero, Vol. 1 An Emergency by Ales Kot
Zero, Vol. 1 An Emergency
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Zero has gained a lot of buzz during the last several months. It’s typically described as a spy story with ruthless violence and a cold, detached protagonist. Its main claim to fame is that it features a different artist with each new issue.

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Pretty Deadly, Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Pretty Deadly, Vol. 1: The Shrike
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This is a strange book and I mean that as a total compliment. Strange is good. Unique is appreciated. Original is commendable. Pretty Deadly is all of those things, and more.

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The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang
The Shadow Hero
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The Shadow Hero is an interesting graphic novel for several reasons. The first is that it takes an obscure hero from the Golden Age of comic books—the Green Turtle—and gives him an origin for the first time in seventy years. It’s also interesting bec...more
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Whitman Illuminated by Walt Whitman
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I firmly believe that the publishing world must always adapt, evolve, and break new ground. This book does just that. Yes, it is Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself, unaltered and unabridged. However, Allen Crawford blended art and text to create something...more
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Winston Churchill
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
Winston Churchill

Henry James
“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
Henry James

Walter Cronkite
“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”
Walter Cronkite

Anne Sexton
“As it has been said:
Love and a cough
cannot be concealed.
Even a small cough.
Even a small love.”
Anne Sexton

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Never laugh at live dragons.”
J.R.R. Tolkien

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