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Chris Aylott

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Average rating: 3.74 · 47 ratings · 4 reviews · 6 distinct works
Warcraft: The Roleplaying G...

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The Fastest Game in the World by Bruce Berglund
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As the author's wife may have said best, "it's a hockey book, but it's not about hockey." Berglund has constructed a superb cultural history tracing the flow of people, money, and thought back and forth between nations. He shows how a simple idea -- ...more
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Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
Nomadland
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Bruder's sensitive, patient journalism catches the contradictions in the lives of the "houseless", an apparently growing tribe of modern nomads living in vans and RVs and moving between temporary jobs across America. On the one hand, they seem (re?-) ...more
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Carole King's Tapestry by Loren Glass
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Brief but thoughtful monograph exploring King's classic album and setting it in context with her life and career. I'm not sure how much a dedicated Carole King fan would get out of it, but as someone with only a nodding acquaintance with her work, I ...more
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Shades of Springsteen by John Massaro
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Rambling exploration of Springsteen as a lyricist and a poet, set in the contexts of both Springsteen's biography and Massaro's own life as an academic and family man. The format of connected essays threw me off at times, and I found myself wondering ...more
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Shards of Earth by Adrian Tchaikovsky
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Smart British space opera -- which has less whooshing spaceships than the American kind, but more artful planetary cataclysms-- about a salvage ship crew that stumbles upon a wreck whose existence more or less foretells the end of humanity. It's also ...more
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Captain America by Nick Spencer
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One of the things that makes Captain America special and relevant to modern-day comics is that he is a great lens for looking at how America measures up -- or more often doesn't measure up -- to its ideals. Sam Wilson has the moral and social perspec ...more
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The Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm
The Lion of Mars
by Jennifer L. Holm (Goodreads Author)
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I wanted to like this a lot more than I actually did. Holm's portrait of life as an eleven-year-old on an isolated Mars colony is excellent, and I enjoyed spending time with all the characters. But the conflict is simultaneously low-stakes and domina ...more
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Atari Age by Michael Z. Newman
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Engaging social history of the early years of video games. Newman focuses on the evolving understanding of video games in American culture in the 1970s, and I really liked his analysis of hardware, software, and the many marketing artifacts he includ ...more
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Our Hero by Tom De Haven
"This reads like a not as interesting, snarky for snark’s sake summary of Glenn Weldon’s book. He’s tonally dismissive of Siegel and Shuster’s legal battles(you were “embarrassed” for Siegel, Tom?). The ones after Warner brothers (with whom he sounds " Read more of this review »
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Isaac Asimov
“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”
Isaac Asimov, Foundation

Pierce Brown
“You do not follow me because I am the strongest. Pax is. You do not follow me because I am the brightest. Mustang is. You follow me because you do not know where you are going. I do.”
Pierce Brown, Red Rising




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message 1: by Chris (last edited Feb 01, 2012 09:51AM)

Chris Aylott If you have a Kindle, or a Kindle app on another device, go to this Amazon link and download the book NOW. It's a fantastic first novel, and it is FREE today. Share and enjoy!

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