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The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead is a book about survival and humanity. With people having the freedom to do whatever they want, and almost if not all laws are completely disbanded. It takes place originally in Atlanta, with a Deputy town sheriff named Rick, his wife Lori, and his son, Carl.  An unspecified virus caused a plague in the world that slowly killed it’s human host then reanimates their corpsed. After this apocalypse, this family must brawl through one tragedy after another, barely staying sane and alive.  Life just went from tolerable to a living-dead nightmare. The cast of this story often goes through a constant cycle of emotional turbulence. Now Rick and his gang have made home in an abandoned prison, and  I can certainly tell that a lot of characters are going to die.  No matter whether we hated them or loved them. There seems to be a sort of “cause and effect” loop going on with the characters. Quite a few times, when a character who was loved by other characters dies, the ones who were close to him/her, fall into a state of depression and rapidly fall in love with another character trying to comfort him/her. Since this…

The Boys of Winter by Wayne Coffey
Biography , Non-Fiction , Sports / April 18, 2017

The Boys of Winter is a biography of the 1980 U.S. Olympic gold medal hockey team then and now, on their lives both outside and inside of hockey and their connection to Coach Brooks. The book starts off with a shocking tragedy with the funeral of one of the key parts in their success at the 1980 Olympic Games. Then, you go inside Coach Brook’s mind and see how he viewed life and what his life was actually like. The stories get really interesting for all you hockey fans out there, especially when the players let their guards down and say it like it is without sparing any details. Although the players take you through all the ups, the downs are really bad, almost as bad as watching a bender out on the power play.       I’ve played hockey my whole life. I’m 17 years old, and I love watching it, playing it, and even reading about it, which this book does a great job of allowing me to do. Every hockey player and fan loves to know the “how to” of each player to see what it takes to be a pro and perform at a high level. Also,…