Book Review: Long Summer Day – Volume I of a Horseman Riding By, by R.F. Delderfield

September 8, 2014

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  Reading this novel is like stepping into the setting’s thirteen-hundred-acre estate in a neglected and antiquated corner of England in the early 1900s. The time is that following the death of Queen Victoria, when cars were beginning to rule the roads and radical women were fighting for the right to vote.  Young Lieutenant Paul […]

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Book Review: A Calculated Life by Anne Charnock

August 24, 2014

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In this age when US corporations have been granted legal personage without the bother of liability or social responsibility, I see A Calculated Life as a rendition of corporate utopia. At its core, corporate employees are in the process of being replaced with leased workers who have been constructed with hyper-qualifications to perform their jobs. […]

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Book Review: Africa39

August 19, 2014

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First, a tidbit from Wiki: Africa39 is a collaborative project initiated by the Hay Festival in partnership with Rainbow Book Club,celebrating Port Harcourt: UNESCO World Book Capital 2014 by identifying 39 of the most promising writers under the age of 40 with the potential and talent to define trends in the development of literature from […]

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Book Review of J: A Novel by Howard Jacobson

August 5, 2014

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I enjoyed this literary, speculative fiction novel–primarily for the courtship between Ailinn Solomons and Kevern Cohen. The humorous narrative bounces between the two characters, presenting insight into the potential complexity of relationships. Ailinn and Kevern’s reactions are wonderfully human, twisted, confused, and painfully tortured by mutual need which evolves into love. But can love survive […]

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Book Review: We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory

July 24, 2014

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For people who have peeked behind the curtain–those who’ve seen monsters, both human and nonhuman, returning to any semblance of normalcy can be impossible. What happens to victims after the public eye moves on? As one character in the novel explains: …”I might be entertaining the idea of tamping down my nihilism. Just a bit. […]

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Earth passes through Dark Matter wind

January 17, 2014

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I found this article fascinating: http://physics.aps.org/synopsis-for/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.011301 It refers to this paper: Effect of Gravitational Focusing on Annual Modulation in Dark-Matter Direct-Detection Experiments Samuel K. Lee, Mariangela Lisanti, Annika H. G. Peter, and Benjamin R. Safdi Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 011301 (2014) Published January 3, 2014 The science fits nicely with my upcoming novel, Dark Matter Tiding. […]

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DARK MATTER TIDING by Chance Maree

December 5, 2013

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Dark Matter laps at the Earth from a world that is unrelated to ours. Of the laws in Dark Matter’s universe, scientists know nothing. Its effect upon us, however, we will soon discover. The tide is only beginning… As civilization begins to crumble from the pathological effects of Dark Matter, one woman, a drone engineer, […]

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