staff picks

Olympus Has Fallen Want to watch a film where people either think it’s entertaining fun or it’s about the most horrible thing they have ever watched? Then I say watch […]

Full Measure by T. Jefferson Parker This book is unlike most of Parker’s fiction, in that it is not exactly a crime novel, although there are several crimes involved. It […]

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith What if every biography about Abraham Lincoln was missing a dark part of his life? What if the greatest president of the United […]

The Martian by Andy Weir This book is a remarkable work of future-fiction, in that it requires few if any advances in science beyond things currently on the drawing board. […]

Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver Wealthy, young Amory Ames seems like she’s living a charmed life, but the fact is that Milo, her playboy husband spends most of […]

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Clara Bowen’s life came to a halt when her mother left her with a father she had never met before. Clara also did not know that her […]

A Call to Duty [Book One of the Manticore Ascendant series] by David Weber and Timothy Zahn Weber is a master of military science fiction, and is best known for his Honor Harrington […]

The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived by Allan Lazar, Dan Karlen, and Jeremy Salter The authors present the 101 fictional characters that have had the most influence on […]

The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith Enough was written about The Cuckoo’s Calling, the first volume in this series, and how it was J. K. Rowling experimenting with writing fiction totally […]

The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible by Charles Eisenstein Charles Eisenstein is hard to define as an author. The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible (2013) is […]