Tag Archives: Game of Thrones

Leigh Bardugo’s Ruin & Rising: Sometimes, Our Heroes Don’t Make It To The End (Book Review)

I knew we were in trouble when I read the dedication: “For my father, Harve– Sometimes our heroes don’t make it to the end.” It’s book three of the Grisha trilogy: Alina, the Sun Summoner, is recuperating underground with her … Continue reading

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The Angriest Man In Brooklyn: Finding Our Joy (Movie Review)

“Anger is my refuge, my shield, my birthright.”–Henry Altmann All of us have had bad days; some of us have bad lies. It’s not necessarily because everything goes wrong, but because of how we handle it or receive it. It’s … Continue reading

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Martin’s Game Of Thrones: Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely

Watching the second season of my guilty pleasure, George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones: Season Two in high definition, I’m struck by the way that Martin’s story brings the family dynamics into absolute focus, and presents us with a graphic tale … Continue reading

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