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Review: The Accidental Highwayman – Ben Tripp

One of my all time favourite movies is The Princess Bride, starring Cary Elwes and Robin Wright. Naturally I have also read the book a dozen or so times, and while I would never be opposed to reading it again, I am always on the hunt for books emulating this classic. Advertisements 3 starsFantasyReviewYA

Review: Born Speaking Lies – Rob Leniham

Well, I think this is a new genre of book for The Paperback Pilgrim, crime fiction. To be honest, I really don’t find myself reaching for crime fiction too often, mostly because when I go for a book I tend to gravitate towards the type of stories that couldn’t happen in real life. 3 starsCrime…

Review: Atonement – Ian McEwan

I have always been a firm believer in the principle of reading the book before seeing the movie. A film that has been on my radar as of late is the World War I period piece Atonement, starring Kiera Knightley and James McAvoy. 3 starsHistorical FictionReviewWWI

Review: Top Down – Jim Lehrer

There is no moment in American history, besides the Salem Witch Trials, that interests me more than the assassination of JFK. Today, it would be unheard of for a figurehead such as JFK to drive through the streets without some sort of protection from stray bullets, and yet back on Nov. 22, 1963 it was…

Review: The Fireman – Joe Hill

I’ve read a fair share of post-apocalyptic novels in my day, hell, I was around for the first release of The Hunger Games and Divergent. So, it is then no surprise as I’ve gotten older I still look for that post-apocalyptic novel that will scare the bejesus out of me enough to appreciate the time…