Category Archives: Tome of Geek

Tome of Geek: Hell to Pay by Matthew Hughes

There is something sad inside you when a series comes to end.  Some, like Wheel of Time or The Dresden Files, are long series that you’ve followed for many, many, years while others are shorter, trilogies or whatnot, but when … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: The Grasslands by Kenneth Tam

In today’s world there are lots of movies, like at least four, and thousands upon thousands of books and comics.  So this brings up a big issue – what do I read and/or watch?  What is good and what have … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu

As a long time reader of both science fiction and fantasy I often find myself weary of books that cross genres.  Call me old fashion but I enjoy my aliens and spaceships safely in space and my orcs and swords … Continue reading

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Geekitorial: Screw You Stephen King – I prefer Richard Bachman

I am an avid reader.  I love reading.  I have shelves upon shelves of books.  That brings up an interesting question.  Why is it when you’re apartment is about to be overrun by useless junk and papers you’re called a … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: Nexus by Ramez Naam

In the near future. I love a book whose jacket starts with ‘in the near future.’  Those words instil a sense of hope and possibility; they show a world of potential limited by our own creativity.  Ramez Naam has lots … Continue reading

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Geekdown: Top Ten Books I Recommend The Most

In the latest edition of Stolen from Matt I present to you the Top Ten Books I Recommend the Most. I’m a BIG reader and I always encourage people to read as much as I do.  I also know how … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: She Returns from War by Lee Collins

Have I ever mentioned I love westerns?  I’m pretty sure I have.  So when I found The Dead of Winter, the unholy love child of Clint Eastwood and Eric Kripke, I was over the moon.  Then I got the sequel.  … Continue reading

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Geekdown: Top New-To-Me Authors of 2012

Welcome to the latest instalment of ‘Stolen from Matt.’  Today’s geekdown topic – The top new-to-me authors of 2012! 2012 was a weird year for reading.  I didn’t get my hands on a lot of book but I still managed … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: The Dead of Winter by Lee Collins

If you are anything like me then you grew up on westerns.  It was almost a religion in my family; my grandfather loved Clint Eastwood and passed it onto my Dad who in turn passed it onto me and my … Continue reading

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Tome of Geek: Mockingbird by Chuck Wendig

Imagine if you would every time you touched a person you saw their death.  You get a psychic vision of the person’s death, the way, the day, and even the second.  This is Miriam’s life.  Still in her early twenties, … Continue reading

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