Category Archives: Fiction in Review

From C.S. Lewis to Chuck Palahniuk, from Star Trek to Downton Abbey, from Allen Gingsberg to Alfred Tennyson, from Prairie Home Companion to War of the Worlds – this is a place to review fiction and function, from how the works influence one another to how they influence of. Literature, television, movies, all mixed into one set of reviews. Part of any pilgrimage is in experiencing the culture.

Huh? Why Haven’t I?

Editing… Not something I am truly the best at with my own work. But I hear that’s a common problem. Having a conversation today, I realize that I really spend almost no time at all editing anything. Mostly, I just … Continue reading

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What Should Christians be Reading? A Few Thoughts

Reading effects how we view the world. From the fiction of J.K. Rowling to the insidious works of Fitzgerald, from the pages of the Bible to the writings of Thomas Malthus, reading molds our heads. So, what in the world … Continue reading

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Jurassic World Review

Jurassic World was exactly what it should be. It is it’s own little genre of movies, like Godzilla or King Kong. And in a way this movie is the best of the sequels precisely because it embraces that genre and … Continue reading

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Annual Conference Hijinks… A Non-Review of Jurassic World

What do you do when you have a 6:45 breakfast? That’s right, a 9:45 showing of Jurassic world! And bring friends, because exhaustion is better together. NWTX started off Annual Conference pretty well, our laity voted in a couple of … Continue reading

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Done With Book Reviews… For the Moment

I have made it to the point in my life where I am bartering with myself to encourage finishing books by offering myself more books. It’s a vicious cycle. So for now, I have two¬†more book reviews to do, but … Continue reading

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Kim Stanley Robinson – 2312

Brilliant is probably the best word to describe this book. Still… Not great. I don’t know how Robinson manages to create something of this magnitude and scope without a single interesting character. Wonderful and descriptive science is sickled over by … Continue reading

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Jack McDevitt – The Engines of God… Reviewed

If a weird ancient and not human statue doesn’t make you curious enough to go exploring with a team of human archeologists across the universe, I’m really not sure that anything will get you going. This book is epic in … Continue reading

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