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An intriguing phenomenon in literature and arts. A maverick professor's quest to find answers. And a discovery that will shock the world.

These are stressful times for professor Harriet Sterling. She's on the verge of fully deciphering why books, TV, film, and advertising are suddenly being altered, a phenomenon she named bleedover. But her controversial theories are ruinin
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Kindle Edition, 252 pages
Published (first published November 2nd 2011)
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Tony Bertauski
Jul 12, 2012 Tony Bertauski rated it it was amazing
Hox is carving out a unique genre between fantasy and science, seamlessly stitching it together. Bleedover is another fine example. In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, children walked through the door at the back of the wardrobe and nobody explained how it led to another universe. Hox would have a hardboiled theory about accessing this fantastical world that wouldn't make it any less magic. In fact, it would redefine 'magic'.

In Bleedover, the imaginary world is real. It exists. And it want
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Ritesh
Dec 07, 2011 Ritesh rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Science fiction lovers
Posted here: http://riteshkala.wordpress.com

Bleedover is a novel which has elements of both fantasy and science fiction, just the way I like it! Let me start by talking a bit about the concept of ‘Bleedover’ which the author has created. All kinds of art such as books, movies as well as company logos are starting to get altered unexplainably. For example, the text of published books is altered, or new scenes get added to movies. The book’s protagonists find a way to harness this Bleedover and en
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Dave King
May 12, 2012 Dave King rated it really liked it
Bleedover presents an ancient mythical concept with a few entertaining tools. The idea of "conjuring" something-or even someone-based on the "just-right" combination of words, grunts, screams, musical intonations, etc. is as old as mankind. In Bleedover, even the power to conjure a portal for traveling back in time is presented. The main character, Hattie, uses one such portal to visit Margery, her deceased friend and mentor. The novel begins with Towns, a local boy, who proves that he has the ...more
Chris Smith
Aug 07, 2012 Chris Smith rated it it was ok
I started this one out totally and absolutely confused. By the end, I wasn't sure what the heck I had read, or what the point was.

At the beginning, we learn a very little bit about "bleedover". We don't actually know what it IS, except that it's changing things in the world in seemingly benign ways: Adding scenes to movies, or changing scenes in books. The bleedover seems to focus on narratives, which becomes clearer later on.

Cut to a university research facility where we meet Towns, a kid with
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Cassie McCown
Jan 18, 2012 Cassie McCown rated it it was amazing
Bleedover
By: Curtis Hox
AISN: B006999LQA
Published November 2, 2011
Available Format: ebook

My Rating:

I’ll admit, when I first started reading Bleedover, I was thinking What in the world is going on? But, pretty soon all the little pieces began to come together and I got right with the flow of the story. Granted, I did not refresh my memory by rereading the synopsis, and with about a million books on my to-read list, it is easy for me to confuse what an upcoming book is about. So, I dove right in
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Tima
Jul 02, 2016 Tima rated it really liked it
Shelves: general-fiction
Science fiction and fantasy are not my normal genres of choice. So I'll admit that I began this book with trepidation. The premise sounded intriguing. Book characters bleeding over into normal life. Being a book lover I HAD to read this.

Wow! I'm certainly glad that I did. This book was well written, fascinating and scary. It took me a few chapters to wrap my mind around what the author was trying to convey. I'm pretty sure this is because I'm not as familiar with the genre. Because after I figur
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Hector Sosa
Mar 17, 2012 Hector Sosa rated it really liked it
Shelves: scifi, fantasy, own, kindle
This was an interesting read. It has a lot of the same ideas as InkHeart, but I thought those were better executed. I really loved the fact that the author used both contemporary TV shows, and classic books to ply his story. It has elements of both science fiction and fantasy. It was a nice read.
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actually, stopped reading but I'll get back to it.
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Mar 22, 2012 Alysia rated it it was ok
Hard to follow...bleedover is a strange concept to understand for me.
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