Author Archives: Metal and the Geek

I’m Good. I’m Okay. I’m Fine.

TRIGGER WARNING: Depression, Anxiety, Suicide Ideation.  “How are you?” should be the easiest question to answer. It’s the entry into the world of small talk. I hate small talk. It doesn’t feed my soul. “I’m Good.” “I’m Okay.” “I’m Fine.” … Continue reading

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The Last Watchman of Old Cairo – Book Review

The Last Watchman of Old Cairo by Michael David Lukas ISBN: 0525511946 Published in Paperback on: July 2, 2018 Length: 288 Pages Thank you to Penguin Random House International for sending me this copy in exchange for an honest review. This … Continue reading

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Going Home #1

For the first time since I was four years old, I am going to live in Portugal! I am jumping ahead here, so let me explain. As many of you know I was born in Portugal, raised in New Jersey, … Continue reading

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War and Peace Rant

Every pseudo-intellectual is about to roll their eyes so hard at me, but I don’t care. I posted recently about more positivity in the book community, and writing a rant about War and Peace seems a little counteractive to that … Continue reading

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Dread Nation – Book Review

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland ISBN: 0062570609 Published: April 3,2018 Length: 455 pages Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg and Chancellorsville—derailing the War Between the States and changing America forever. In … Continue reading

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Unpopular Opinions Trend

The Unpopular Opinions Tag and Trend has been around in the online book community for some time now. I took part in it at the beginning like everyone else, but now I am getting bored of it–not just bored, but … Continue reading

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The Extinction Trials – Book Review

The Extinction Trials by S.M. Wilson ISBN: 1474927343 Published: January 1, 2018, Usborne Publishing LTD Length: 384 Pages Betrayal. Sacrifice. Survival. Welcome to the Extinction Trials. In Stormchaser and Lincoln’s ruined world, the only way to survive is to risk … Continue reading

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