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There are two things about L.J. McLean (Landon McLean as his real name).

One, he’s a writer. Writing fiction has been hew escape and sanity helper since 2007, ever since he attended a creative writing class in Yucaipa, CA to create the building blocks for Mana Pool, his debute post-apocalyptic novel of a twisted version of 2012, and combat his research paper issues that plagued him since grade school. Since then he self published Mana Pool, was the lead fiction editor for The Chaffey Review (Vol. 1 and 2), and wrote several short stories and novellas in and out of Nanowrimo. His other works are on the website and his DeviantART, mostly from the Road to Recovery series.

All his stories are visual works with relatable situations and adoring cen...more

A healer wizard’s journey, from training, his destined profession, and the one person he disappointed years ago; a confrontation with a disturbed werewolf mobster and a curious college girl; a mother’s unexpected discovery in a magical community; a young man’s ultimate choice for happiness away from home; an upcoming bride’s unconventional second chance at life; a young man’s deep secret jeopa...

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I enjoyed this book back when I was in grade school. Then I found it and I feel like rereading it for fun.
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Loved the movie since I was a little guy, but reading the book makes the perspective better. Especially Ian Malcolm's rant on science.
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