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Vittorio the Vampire

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by: Anne Rice Anne Rice has always used her writing to explore and express her exploration of religion and faith through entertainment. Vittorio the Vampire is no exception. Memnoch the Devil and Christ the Lord: Out Of Egypt were also heavy handed with religious overtones. Other Rice books have had similar themes, but not so blatant as in these two novels and Vittorio. I struggled with Memnoch. It was a tough read. Even with my hero, Lestat the Brat Prince,…

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I am Legend

by: Richard Matheson Most people are familiar with the feature film I am Legend starring Will Smith. For big cinephiles, you may have seen Omega Man or the Last Man on Earth which are also based on the book I am Legend. The original story was written…

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Darkly Dreaming Dexter

by: Jeff Lindsay Dexter is most well known for its 8-year stint on Showtime, and probably one of the most disappointing series finale and last few seasons ever, but the first 5 seasons of the show were exceptional. The…

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Dark Genesis: The Birth of the Psi Corps

Babylon 5 Dark Genesis: The Birth Of The Psi CorpsBy: J. Gregory Keyes I was super enthused to read Dark Genesis: The Birth of the Psi Corps. Babylon 5 was my favorite television show of all time. Bester was…

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Girlfriend in a Coma

Girlfriend in a Coma by Douglas Coupland is one of the most interesting pieces of fiction I can recall reading. It’s unique in its storytelling and the story emotionally grips you from start to end. The events don’t necessarily build…