Robert Lanza is the author of the book on consciousness and science, Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe, released in 2010. It is now the first book in series with the follow-up Beyond Biocentrism and further talks with his publisher for a third.
The gist of Lanza’s argument is a Theory of Everything, that would incorporate all the known laws of classical and quantum physics into a conducive whole, cannot be achieved through physics alone, but must take into account the biological origin of the external world itself.
Let’s see, shall we?
Deborah Harkness is new to the writing scene, with a break out first book, A Discovery of Witches, released in 2011. It is now the first book in the All Souls Trilogy, as well as an upcoming television series to air in the US in January 2019.
The teaser on the Amazon page is this book is a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight.
Let’s see, shall we?
I have to admit, I’m new to Nora Roberts. I’ve never been exposed to her novels before, never really knew anything about her.
But, with a lot of down time on my hands lately, I stumbled onto this book and decided to give it a try.
What a good choice.
Amid torrential downpours, flash floods, giant spiders, poisonous snakes hanging from the branches overhead, and a thick layer of nocturnal insects carpeting the jungle floor, a group of explorers set out into one of the last truly unexplored places left on this earth.
Armed with nothing more than legends and, of course, the latest technology has to offer, with limited supplies, and ill-equipped for the brutal and venomous jungle that has overtaken and hidden the region from human exploration for centuries, the group lands near the shores of a twisting and meandering river tributary.
It slowly, painfully unfurls it’s long, leprous wings – gasping – as it expels a hideous, vaporous breath.
Nate taps the tips of his fingers on the edge of the railing, as he lets out a disenchanted sigh. He realizes all too well what’s just happened, and what he now has to do.
He reaches for his weapon, steels his jaw.
It’s been a while since I’ve gotten through a full novel, and I have to say, this one wasn’t that bad. I’ve wanted to read the Left Behind Series for several years now, but never could find the time. Now, with this 3 Month Intensive, I’ve sectioned off two hours a day just for fiction reading, and it’s actually worked out pretty well so far…