Tag Archives: Westerns

Book Review: Matt Margini’s Red Dead Redemption

Oh hey, Boss Fight Books is back! This ‘season’ of Boss Fight Books is looking to be a fun one. Previous runs have switched between interesting obscurities like Soft and Cuddly and pop culture phenomena like NBA Jam. However, this time around, Boss Fight Books is sticking to big franchises: Resident Evil, Silent Hill, Zelda, …

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Book Review: Jay Noel’s Dragonfly Warrior

Back when I reviewed Gabrielle Faust’s Eternal Vigilance: From Deep Within the Earth (actual title), I had to admit that the book was Just Not For Me. And that’s fair, as if you’re one of those readers with an insatiable appetite for books about tragic pretty vampires crying tears of pretty vampire blood, then I …

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Everything but the dysentery: Rinker Buck’s The Oregon Trail

Last year, Boss Fight Books put out an open call for submissions. Being the nerdy would-be writer sort I am, I jumped all over that opportunity. But what game would I write about? Out of all the various video games I’ve played, what could I sink my teeth into long enough to write a 160 …

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Book Review: The Builders, by Daniel Polansky

When I was a kid, I read entirely too many Brian Jacques novels. At the time, it was enough to read simple, straightforward adventures about mice with swords- but all these years later, the books really, really don’t hold up that well. The Builders, by Daniel Polansky, isn’t a direct continuation of the Redwall novels, …

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Book Review: The Gilded Dinosaur, by Mark Jaffe.

Back when I was a little kid, my knowledge of dinosaurs was well in the ‘precocious’ category. I could tell you the difference between a sauropod and a ceratopsian, I had firm opinions on why the Cretaceous was cooler than the Jurassic, and I really didn’t like The Land Before Time movies because they weren’t …

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