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DOCTOR WHO: CITY OF DEATH BY JAMES GOSS: BOOK REVIEW

Doctor Who: City of Death By James Goss, Douglas Adams (contributor), David Fisher (Contributor) ISBN13: 9781849906753 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt Synopsis: You’re tinkering with time. That’s always a bad idea unless you know what you’re doing.’ The Doctor takes Romana for a holiday in Paris – a … Continue reading

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Author : Omar
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ERIN’S MAY READING LOUNGE: WHAT SHE’S READING NOW

I’m still in the middle of my re-reading kick. So right now I’m reading a bunch of sequels: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, book 2)by Douglas Adams; Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games book 2. I’m just over halfway through it, … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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TV NEWS FOR DECEMBER 8TH: ‘WALKING DEAD’, ‘VAMPIRE DIARIES’ CLIPS, ‘DIRK GENTLY’, AND ‘ALPHAS’

Reflections on ‘The Walking Dead’ Season One by Alyse Wax at Fear Net The grave is still fresh on The Walking Dead season one, but we are already jonesing for more. With only a six-episode season, can you blame us? While we have the next eleven months to speculate on … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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BOOK NEWS FOR JULY 23RD: SCIENTISTS & SCI FI, AUTHOR ADVICE, HUNGER GAMES TOUR, AND MORE

Why Scientists Should Read Science Fiction by Hannah Waters at geekosystem I write this post going into science fiction as a fan, but also unaware of how most scientists think about it.  I can imagine two central viewpoints: (1) scientists who enjoy it (like myself), simultaneously as entertainment and a … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: SCI FI BOOKS EDITION

Top 5 Audio-Books – EmJ #1 Twilight – Ilyana Kadushin #2 Harry Potter – Stephen Fry #3 House of Night – Jenna Lamia #4 True Blood – Johanna Parker #5 Lord of the Rings – Sir Ian Holm Top 10 science fiction authors – EmJ #1 Douglas Adams #2 Terry … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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BOOK REVIEW-TERRY PRATCHETT AND NEIL GAIMAN: GOOD OMENS

Today is “Wear the Lilac Day” (it’s also “Towel Day”, but one thing at a time), a day in honor of Author Terry Pratchett, who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s in 2008. Fans of Pratchett (and of Discworld especially) wear Lilacs to raise awareness for the disease. So today’s … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY

OBS has a new feature: Book vs. Movie Adaptation. Every other week, we will bring you a new set and tell you how true to the book it’s movie is. This week in honor of the book’s 30th anniversary on Tuesday, we bring you The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. … Continue reading

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TOP 10 SCIENCE FICTION AUTHOR OF ALL TIME

Mike Mitchell of Bookstove compiled the following list: This is a list of the the top ten science fiction writers of all time. In the field of science fiction there have been countless good authors but a few of them can now be considered great. The list is in no … Continue reading

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