Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Socratic Method in Science Fiction

I recently read James White’s Hospital Station for the first time, thanks to a friend’s recommendation. One of the things that stood out to me very strongly was the similarity to Isaac Asimov’s style. Both White and Asimov approach their protagonist’s … Continue reading

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How Jodi Picoult Wrote the Vampire Story I Wanted from Guillermo del Toro

When I picked up del Toro’s The Strain, I was ready for some vampire fun and some cool monsters in the vein of Pan’s Labyrinth crawling about. Of course, del Toro and his writing partner Chuck Hogan deliver on the monsters. The Master is … Continue reading

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Christian Novels That Don’t Stink

I went through a phase in middle and high school of reading almost exclusively Christian novels. I purchased a ton of Christian fantasy from Barnes & Noble online. I scoured through Ted Dekker and Frank Peretti. As a result, I … Continue reading

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Five Books that Brought Me the Thrill of Wonder

I love books. I devour them. There are books in my life whose covers are worn thin and books that make the English language sing. And then there are the books who fill me with a sense of wonder. It’s … Continue reading

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Four Books that Are Falling Apart at the Seams

These are the books that I’ve had with me and that I have loved enough to cause them to lose their spines or covers or pages. They are not pretty, but they are loved.

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