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Pete Herr is a school teacher, author, blogger, and a lover of Sci Fi and the live action projects of both Marvel and DC, well, most of them.

Carrie Fisher Will Not Appear in Star Wars Episode IX

Well, once again the internet gets our hopes up and then dashes us on the rocks of life (or Ach-To). About a week ago, the late Carrie Fisher’s brother, Todd, announced that Carrie would, in fact, appear in the 9th episode of the Star Wars trilogy with footage that was already shot. Kathleen Kennedy, boss lady at Lucasfilm Ltd. put that rumor to bed this afternoon. Continue reading Carrie Fisher Will Not Appear in Star Wars Episode IX

Book Review: “The Rise of Io” by Wesley Chu is Great Fun

It’s hit or miss picking books off a list of new releases. Sometimes you are just betting solely on whose PR person writes the better blurbs. With Wesley Chu’s “The Rise of Io”, however, the PR set the hook and Chu reeled me in. Continue reading Book Review: “The Rise of Io” by Wesley Chu is Great Fun

Books: It’s April – Shower Yourself With These Great Sci Fi and Fantasy Books

A few months ago (October 2016) I wrote my first “Hey check out these new releases” book post for The Geekiverse. As I continue to explore how to make this a useful article for you, (and me, as I love to read and I find things to order) I am developing my style for this piece. There are 30-40 new releases per month, and going forward, I am going to narrow it down to 7-10 of what I think are the sure bets, listed alphabetically by the title, also in order of release date. Here’s my list for April.  Continue reading Books: It’s April – Shower Yourself With These Great Sci Fi and Fantasy Books