Artemis

Andy Weir returns with Artemis, the follow-up to his massively successful novel The Martian.  This time around we follow Jazz, a twenty-something smuggler living in Artemis, a small city located on the surface of the Moon.  Life changes for Jazz when she is offered a princely sum to help a customer gain control of a…

Is This Live?

MuchMusic launched the year I was born, so I’d be lying if I said I knew a whole hell of a lot about the station’s formative years.  That being said, with the majority of my teenage years spent glued to the TV,  I have fond memories of the channel as a hub for pop culture. …

Murder on the Orient Express

A man is murdered on a train stranded in a snowstorm.  The conditions and timing of the murder suggest that one of the twelve passengers must be the killer.  Can the great Hercule Poirot identify the executioner or has he witnessed “the perfect crime”? Murder on the Orient Express is now my third experience with…

Mystic River

“Happiness comes in moments, and then it’s gone until the next time. Could be years. But sadness settles in..” In the summer of 1975, three friends – Jimmy, Dave and Sean – are approached by two men claiming to be police officers.  While able to coax Dave into their car, Jimmy and Sean would stay…

Moon of the Crusted Snow

In a small northern First Nations community, all lines of communication, as well as the power, have been disconnected without explanation. Winter has arrived and panic has set in. Has something happened down south? Is help on the way? And who is this mysterious survivalist, Jason Scott, who has arrived in town? I thought Waubgeshig…

Sunburn

In a small town in Delaware, Polly is having a drink at a bar when Adam walks in and takes notice. She’s gorgeous and he’s handsome; a spark of mutual attraction. They each tell the other that they’re just passing through with no intention of putting down roots. However, plans are abandoned when the two…