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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson’s epic tale of the best known works of J.R.R. Tolkien has come to an end. While there are those that will find fault with The Lord of the Rings series of movies (would Tom Bombadil really have added anything...
 
 
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Weekly Pull List July 16 2014

Every week, TheNerdyBomb makes the trek to and from a local comic shop. We visit with the counter folk and peruse the comics. We then bring our findings back to TheNerdyBomb conference room and go over each comic for you, the l...

 
 
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Young Adult Genre
Young Adult Genre

Harry Potter and The Fault in Our Hunger Games: An Old(ish) Adult and the Young Adult Genre

“Good evening. My name is Nathan G.” “Hi, Nathan.” “I suppose it started for me the same place it started for a lot of people. I had seen other people doing it and thought, what could the harm be? ...
 
 
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Game of Thrones-The Children Recap

And so ends another season of Game of Thrones. Before we can get the season wrap up, we must first look at the season finale. The Children Recap We start where we left off. Jon Snow is off to find and kill Mance Rayder. The una...

 
 
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The Stories of Philip K Dick

My 12-year-old daughter and I have recently taken to reading together, but doing it apart. Like a mini book club. Let me explain. A while back we were watching a show on Netflix called The Prophets of Science Fiction. If you ha...
 
 
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New Book Chronicles the Sega-Nintendo Rivalry

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, a conflict was played out on schoolyards across America. The question raged: Which was better, Sega or Nintendo? But unbeknownst to most school children, the Sega-Nintendo rivalry was just...

 
 
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The Squared Circle pins down wrestling’s glory days

When I was a child, I would call the region’s daily newspaper the Monday following WrestleMania to find out why the wrestling results were not being published. To the mind of an 11-year-old boy, how could anything in the world,...
 
 
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Paddle Your Own Canoe

Paddle Your Own Canoe is the first book from TV’s Nick Offerman. Many people will know him as Parks Director Ron Swanson. This book is not written by the fictional character Ron Swanson, it is written by the actor that pl...

 
 
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What Went Wrong With Under the Dome (SPOILERS)

Under the Dome (Warning: Book spoilers ahead) I watched the CBS adaptation of Stephen King’s book Under the Dome with mixed feelings. I have to say, I wasn’t impressed. I felt it was bloated, predictable, and boring. The music ...
 
 
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TheNerdyBomb’s 2013 Top Ten Books

Top 10 Books of 2013! (In no particular order)   And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini Khaled Hosseini, famed author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, returns to Afghanistan once again to tell the stor...