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Book Reviews for Series by Fino


Fino’s Grishaverse Reviews <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3023960797?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1“>Shadow and Bone</a> <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3054496364?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1“>Siege and Storm</a> <a href=””>Coming Soon – Ruin and Rising</a> <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1885981707?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1“>Six of Crows</a> <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1907757528?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1“>Crooked Kingdom</a> <a href=””>Coming Soon – King of Scars</a> <a href=””>Coming Soon – The Language of Thorns</a> … Continue reading

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TV Series – Davedevil (2015) – Perhaps the best superhero TV so far


[As usual, I will try to avoid spoilers…] Marvel is on a hot streak and with the highly anticipated (but potentially disappointing) Avengers 2 on the horizon, they teamed up with Netflix and cast the convincing Charlie Cox as Matt … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead S05 Part 2 (2015) – Alexandria, a new beginning?


The second half of S05 of The Walking Dead continues to improve the show by adding new depths to many of the characters while introducing a key new location and possible home for Team Rick. We are still unsure if … Continue reading

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Paris Fall Art Expositions: Hokusai at the Grand Palais (until mid-January 2015)


There are quite a few big expos in Paris this fall, the most interesting, for me anyway, is that of Hokusai at the Grand Palais. I saw this one twice actually – once on my own and once with my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reading Jazz edited by Robert Gottlieb (1999) – Worthwhile anthology of Jazz


After year’s of receiving their accusing stares from my bookshelf, I committed to myself that I would finish both Visions of Jazz by Gary Giddens and Reading Jazz. The latter is an anthology of Autobiography, Reporting, and Criticism from the major … Continue reading

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TV Series: The Leftovers S01 (2014) – Interesting and Involving despite a slow pace


The premise of a post-rapture suburban New York might seem a bit hokey, but the recent HBO show The Leftovers did a credible job of portraying it. Through its ten one-hour episodes, we see the way that people are driven … Continue reading

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TV Series: Boardwalk Empire S05 (2014) – Fitting but regretful ending to a classic show


I can’t believe that we won’t be seeing Al Capone or Nucky Thompson next year. Or Lucky Luciano and Bugsy creating Las Vegas. Yes, Boardwalk Empire came to a series end last Sunday with a bang. With only a few … Continue reading

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