He has been, and always shall be, loved. Goodbye, Leonard Nimoy.


Unlike most of the geek community today, I am not mourning a character. At least, I am more mourning the idea of a character since all I know of Spock comes from the new movies. But I am deeply heartbroken over the loss of one of the greatest geeks of all. When Leonard Nimoy showed up [...]

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Exclusive interview with Aric Carter (‘The Reawakening’, Saga of Lyn Book One)

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As part of our featured author week, Aric Carter stopped by Lytherus for an exclusive interview about his book The Reawakening. We talk about his career, both as a writer and as an actor, his love of fantasy, and his plans for The Saga of Lyn. We tried to keep it as spoiler free as possible, [...]

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Giveaway: ‘The Reawakening’ by Aric Carter

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This week for our featured author week, we’ve been telling you all about The Reawakening by Aric Carter. Now here’s your chance to read it yourself! We’re giving away a copy for one lucky winner! Enter below for your chance to win. The giveaway runs till 11:59 EST on March 4th. US only. Be sure to [...]

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Review: ‘Poisonwell’ perfectly concludes a stunning high fantasy series


Perhaps the greatest testament I can give this story is the fact that I downloaded it at 3p.m. one day and started reading straight away. Despite the limited sleep two new babies allow, I chose to stay up until 2am the following morning to finish it. That’s how good it is, folks. Poisonwell is the last [...]

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New book releases, week of February 24th: So many pretty covers


Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy: Dove Arising (Dove Chronicles) by Karen Bao Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. She’s barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants in Greenhouse 22, lets her best friend talk for her, and stays off [...]

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Review: ‘The Reawakening’ provides both the fantasy and the science fiction genre with a gorgeous new tale

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When I read the blurb for the first book of The Saga of Lyn, I thought I knew what to expect. I’d seen fantasy novels claim to incorporate science fiction elements before. We’ve all read the story of a rustic worker who becomes a warrior. But it didn’t take long for me to realize that The [...]

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Featured Author Week: Aric Carter (‘The Reawakening’) visits Lytherus!

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Author and actor Aric Carter will be joining us at Lytherus as our featured author of the week! In addition to a review and a giveaway, stay tuned for an exclusive interview with the author! The Reawakening is the first book of the thrilling new series The Saga of Lyn. Take a look at the back [...]

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It’s time for lots of snow, Nazi zombies, and gore: Review of 2014’s ‘Dead Snow 2 Red vs Dead’


Some time ago (wow, it was in October 2013), I reviewed Dead Snow. I really enjoyed that movie, with it’s over-the-top violence, threatening zombies, and likable characters. I had been curious about the sequel for a long time, and I finally sat down to watch it. If the worst day of your life consisted of accidentally killing your [...]

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‘Frozen’ as directed by John Carpenter


Speaking for all the parents out there, it’s time to have some horrible fun with Frozen. The characters and songs from that film has burrowed into our minds like parasites. Now, it’s time to see a mash up of John Carpenter’s The Thing with the inane characters of Frozen.  This seriously made my day.   [...]

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Fresh off the Slab: ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’, ‘Lost River’, ‘Bloodborne’ and more

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Every week I am amazed by the amount of horror news that comes our way. From movies to television to video games, horror is flourishing. Look here to see some of the highlights of last week: Ash vs Evil Dead There has been another casting announcement for the upcoming Starz series Ash vs Evil Dead starring none other [...]

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