A Review of Alternities

Alternities by Michael P. Kube-McDowell My rating: 3 of 5 stars Boy, there wasn't a single character in this book that was likeable. Not one. The protagonist, Rayne Wallace, a "Runner" who goes between alternate versions of America, is an absolute asshole to his wife, who in turn is a total bitch to him. Wonderful …

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A Review of The Man Who Never Missed

The Man Who Never Missed by Steve Perry My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have a hard time rating this book because it started strongly, but after a few introductory chapters, it falls into a giant flashback that takes up about 80% of the book, much of it anticipated by the first chapters. Nonetheless, …

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New Issue of RRR Out!

Spring is finally here and that means the Spring 2014 issue of Ray's Road Review has been published. Check it out at raysroadreview.com. Read and submit. We especially need nonfiction. Among the poets published, we have Doug Draime, D.A. Spruzen, Erren Kelly, Thomas Piekarski, David Cravens, and the always great Lyn Lifshin. Feel free to …

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A Review of The Simulacra

The Simulacra by Philip K. Dick My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Simulacra is the funniest Philip K Dick book I've read to date. There were some hilarious moments, very funny scenes. That said, it was often hard to follow and somewhat convoluted. I think one major thing that contributes to this is there …

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