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Book Review: Stronger Than the Dark

The trail and ultra running world is often a place where you find people who are broken. There’s a paradox to be found in exploring the limits of your mental and physical capabilities, while at the same time battling demons that may have plagued you for your entire life. I joke with people that the […]

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Quick Review: Be Brave, Be Strong

I was introduced to Jill Homer’s adventures through the podcast Ten Junk Miles. One day, Scott, the host of TJM, posted a link to a sale on Jill’s books at Amazon. I decided to jump on it and pick up four of her works. My wife recently read her book that documented Tim Hewitt’s multiple […]

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Review: Into The Furnace

I had recently been introduced to Cory Reese’s books through Nowhere Near First: Ultramarathon Adventures From The Back Of The Pack. This book was a fun, quick read, and compiled a bunch of stories of how Cory became an accomplished ultrarunner. I decided to pick up his latest book about the Badwater 135 race, Into The Furnace: How […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Quick Review: Ready Player One

I was out of town for a few days, and due to some scheduling conflicts I was traveling alone. I was also at a hotel that had almost no cable channels which meant that I had no excuse not to continue a book I had started weeks ago; Ready Player One. I had heard of […]

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Quick review: Star Wars Aftermath

This morning I finished reading the latest novel in the hype leading up to the new Star Wars movie. The book, Star Wars Aftermath, is a look into how the recent destruction of the second Death Star, and the death of the Emperor has played out in the galaxy. The story follows a ragtag bunch […]

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Quick Review: The Colour of Magic

When Sir Terry Pratchett passed away earlier this year a good friend of mine bought me a gift, an eBook version of the first of the Discworld series, entitled The Colour of Magic. I had never read any of the Discworld books before and at the time wasn’t in a position to sit down and […]

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