Cloud Atlas, Post-Modernism and finally a use for ...

After watching the movie Cloud Atlas, I was blown away.  I didn’t quite “get it” but I saw through the stylized affect to something deeper.  After a second viewing, I decided I couldn’t take it anymore, couldn’t get the story or images out of my head and had to take another go at it.  So I bought the book thanks to a give card from my Dad. For those of you who don’t know, Cloud Atlas takes a long view of history and the future through 6 short stories, connected through narrative inheritance.  There is the Journal of Adam Ewing which is read by composer Robert Frobisher and mentioned in his letters to his...

Transgressive #Eroti...

Susanna pursues sexual adventure online and finds an anonymous soul mate among the onanistic torsos. Is it possible he lives in her own building? Leda’s first love brings tenderness, heartbreak and a powerful sexual awakening at the behest of Paul and Rachel —two very different best friends....

#Review of EnderR...

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents,...

#Review of DUST by @...

In a time when secrets and lies were the foundations of life, someone has discovered the truth. And they are going to tell. Jules knows what her predecessors created. She knows they are the reason life has to be lived in this way. And she won’t stand for it. But Jules no longer has...

#Review of Dreams of...

*Rated Mature 18+* Science Fiction/Romance/Adventure #56 in the paid time travel genre on Amazon.com 8/4/13 & 8/5/13 The obsessed and slightly unstable Dr. Cass Baros does the improbable; she creates a wormhole. She’s convinced it will take her to the world that has haunted her...

#Review of The State...

Montana had never been to Montana, begins Maxim Jakubowski’s new erotic shocker. Following on from the despair and tenderness of his collection Life in the World of Women, the savage and brutal darkness of It’s You That I Want to Kiss, and the bleak and explicit love story of...