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The Abominable by Dan Simmons
The Abominable by Dan Simmons
3.0 out of 5 stars Beware!, 19 Jun 2014
If you are expecting to read a horror story about the Abominable Snowman, then you're in for a disappointment. I had no illusions going in, I've read a few Dan Simmons books and know how longwinded they can be, but this is below the belt. The title and blurb on this book is rather fraudulent and seems to be designed by the publisher to sell as many books as possible rather than give an accurate description of what to expect.
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, 19 Jun 2014
Does exactly as described and is surprisingly good quality. Better now it is a reasonable price rather than 20+. Recommended to anyone whose desk space is at a premium.
Dead Space 3 (PS3) by Electronic Arts
Dead Space 3 (PS3) by Electronic Arts
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
I really enjoyed this game and would recommend it. I played it 4 times on different difficulties for over a month. If you are a Dead Space fan, nothing below should put you off playing it as the pros far outweigh the cons.

The Good
* Excellent story--especially if you're a fan of The Thing (1982) or have read The Terror by Dan Simmons. The atmosphere and backstory of Tau Volantis fits in very well with the bleak dystopian future of Dead Space and the contemporary story is very enjoyable.
* Replay value--after completing the game it unlocks unique modes of difficulty which make subsequent replays fresh and interesting.
* Resources and crafting--Isaac now feels like… Read more