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Exodus: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  Your true Biblical movie epic is rather rare on the movie screen these days. When they do appear they are tarted up with lots of additional violence, but no sex, so as to ensure painless Bible … Continue reading

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The Great Divorce: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  In December we went downtown to see a stage version of The Great Divorce, by C.S. Lewis. It was produced by the Fellowship for Performing Arts, which is best known for its hit production of The … Continue reading

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Winter Reading, part 3

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The Spiral Path: A Tale of Ritual Magic, by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel (Book View Café, 2015). In this third book of “Night Calls,” the adventures of Alfreda Sorensson, Katharine Eliska Kimbriel has brought originality and insightfulness to the series. Set … Continue reading

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Winter Reading, Part 2

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As the end of the year approaches, my stack of to-be-reviewed books grows ever taller. I realized to my horror that I am rapidly approaching the point of not being able to remember what I liked or disliked about each … Continue reading

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Interstellar: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough Recent events have shown that probably there will not be commercial space flight for a while. I accept that I will probably never make it into space; even if it becomes available in my lifetime I … Continue reading

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Winter Reading, part 1

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As the end of the year approaches, my stack of to-be-reviewed books grows ever taller. I realized to my horror that I am rapidly approaching the point of not being able to remember what I liked or disliked about each … Continue reading

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Birdman: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  I can resist super-hero movies — even Batman and the X-Men often leave me cold, and let us not speak of the horror that was League of Extraordinary Gentlemen! But I can never resist a movie … Continue reading

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Anne Hills in Concert: A Very Short Review

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by Brenda W. Clough  One of the things about being a Creative is that you have fellowship with all other Creatives. We are all in the same boat, doing our work, trying to get it out there in the face … Continue reading

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Let the Celebration Commence: Reviews of BVC Authors

Kudos and loud Hurrahs! for two Book View Cafe authors who have received rave reviews from Kirkus. First, let us celebrate John W. Campbell award-winner, Kristine Smith, who’s upcoming  novel, GIDEON, (written under her Alex Gordon pen name) received this accolade: … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – October 8, 2014

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading. To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next?   • … Continue reading

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