Author Archives: H.P.

About H.P.

Blogs on books at Every Day Should Be Tuesday (speculative fiction) and Hillbilly Highways (country noir and nonfiction). https://everydayshouldbetuesday.wordpress.com/ https://hillbillyhighways.wordpress.com/

Ranking All of the MCU Movies After Black Widow

A year and a half into the pandemic, only one thing could convince the world that normalcy was set to return: an MCU movie in the theaters.  The MCU is back with a solo Black Widow movie, several months and … Continue reading

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June 2021 Month-in-Review

It’s like Korg said: “Another day, another Doug.”  Only it is another month and another month-in-review post.  It was a, dare I say, normal month, brought to you by science and human ingenuity and a remarkable fast and effective set … Continue reading

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Rereading The Great Hunt, chapter 37

In which Rand and company travel to Toman Head by Portal Stone, a trip that spans several months and many, many lifetimes. I am for the first time devoting an entire reread post to just a single chapter, both because … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Conan the Rogue by John Maddox Roberts

John Maddox Roberts is probably my favorite of the Conan pastiche authors, but Conan the Rogue isn’t my favorite of his Conan books.  It is a fun book, and the concept of Conan as the greatest rogue of all in … Continue reading

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May 2021 Month-in-Review

Warm weather, breweries, getting out on the water, camping—is it any wonder I didn’t get much reading or blogging done in May, even with the semester ending?  I’m looking forward to more summer reading, but it was a great month. … Continue reading

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Review of The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

Buehlman had me at “stag-sized battle ravens.”  That alone was enough to make me jump at an ARC of The Blacktongue Thief when offered one by the publisher.  And we do indeed get a giant warbird (if not quite so … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

I haven’t done one of these in a while. And I technically didn’t wait–I finished my advance review copy of The Blacktongue Thief a few days ago. It is you who can’t wait, because I can already tell you that … Continue reading

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April 2021 Month-in-Review

April was one of those where-did-it-go months.  There are months I stay busy, know I’m not reading, and fret all month about it.  April was almost over before I realized with shock I had only finished two books (I squeezed … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time TV Show gets pre-release Greenlight for Season 2

They are being quiet about it, but Amazon has given the greenlight to season 2 of its Wheel of Time show, despite season 1 still shooting, let alone not having aired. Shooting of season 2 is to start immediately after … Continue reading

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Zach Snyder’s Superman Trilogy

It is finally here: something I didn’t know I needed until I watched it.  I had written off Justice League and the DCEU.  I probably never would have watched the Snyder Cut of Justice League but for Godzilla vs. Kong[1], … Continue reading

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