Author Archives: J D Jung

Kings Of This World – Peter Bailey

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Kings Of This World is a sci-fi story about Matthew and Jeremy. Matthew wakes up one day noticing that everyone in London has gone crazy. Everyone is basically behaving abnormal, conducting actions that one would not … Continue reading

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Interpretation: (An Artificial Intelligence Dystopian Nightmare) – Dylan Callens

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) I truly think Interpretation is one of the best science fiction novels I have read. It is a dystopian science fiction novel about Carl Winston. He has a son, Liam whom he adores. Everything seems to … Continue reading

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How to be a Gentleman: What Every Modern Man Needs to Know about Manners and Behaviors to Attract Women Now (The Modern Ladies & Gentlemen Guides Book 1) – Niel Schreiber

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…a real gentlemen holds his own and knows when to show strength of character and decisiveness with the aim of self-preservation, while still maintaining his chivalry and honor intact. A gentlemen knows his own worth very … Continue reading

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Self’s Blossom – David Russell

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Self’s Blossom is a romantic novel about Selene. She is on vacation in Central America when she meets Hudson, and that is when her journey begins. Her friend Janice is criticized when she tries to provide … Continue reading

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What Lies Within – Clare de Lune

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…I learned how a body could become a beautiful contribution to the power of cosmetics…the most exquisite, deepest shade of blood red lipstick you’ve’ ever seen, rich soaps made from the finest fats…all those parts put … Continue reading

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Zero Avenue: A Crime Novel – Dietrich Kalteis

(Reviewed by JD Jung) 1970s Vancouver- The young punk scene is vibrant and on the rise. Twenty four year- old singer/guitarist Frankie Del Rey just wants to make enough for her band, Middle Finger, to record an EP. So to … Continue reading

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Mygale – Thierry Jonquet (Translated from the French by Donald Nicholson-Smith)

Ah, revenge can be so sweet. Now mix it with obsession and a touch of madness, and it turns utterly twisted and bizarre.  Such is the case with the intense and fascinating novel, Mygale, written by the late French crime … Continue reading

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How Dare We! Write: A Multicultural Creative Writing Discourse – Sherry Quan Lee

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) How Dare We! Write is a non-fiction book which caught me by surprise. The work is a collection of writing exercises written by teachers, community leaders, career writers that are bilingual, and multicultural. The editor expresses … Continue reading

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That Crazy Perfect Someday – Michael Mazza

(Reviewed by Don Jung) Record- breaking surfer, Mufuri Long, has the goal of winning the Olympics in the future year of 2024. The trials and training that goes into this sport is splattered with her father’s depressive attitude on life … Continue reading

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Surviving Schizophrenia: My Story of Paranoid Schizophrenia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Depression, Anosognosia, Suicide, and Treatment and Recovery from Severe Mental Illness – Richard Carlson

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Surviving Schizophrenia is a memoir written by Richard Carlson, who was twenty one when he was diagnosed with this mental illness. The book revolves around his illness and recovery. It took ten years for the professionals … Continue reading

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