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Bookworm Extraordinaire, Reviewer, Writer of the Future, New Experience Welcomer, Travel Desirer
Bookworm Extraordinaire, Reviewer, Writer of the Future, New Experience Welcomer, Travel Desirer

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Master's Experience #12: Week 10
Hello everyone! Good to have you all here again. It is time for another update on what I'm doing in grad school and as I prepare for a career in library and information science. This past week I worked on indexing special items, which requires more consider...
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Aliens, Humans and Predators: REVIEWING Aliens Vs. Predator Omnibus
Hello and welcome back to another book review at The Real World According To Sam! Just recently I read Alien Covenant: Origins -- the prequel to the film Alien Covenant --- and Alien Covenant the movie novelization. We aren't talking about those though. If ...
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Master's Experience #11: Week 9
Time for another Master's update! The past week I was working on assignments for my Indexing and Abstracting course. I had to create a back of the book index for the first three chapters of a non-fiction book of my choosing, that was at least 200 pages. Nat...
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Star Wars Old Republic Novels #3 & #4: A Review
Welcome back to another review at The Real World According To Sam! Its Star Wars SATURDAY and this weekend, as promised, we're discussing the third and fourth novels in the Old Republic series of what is now the Star Wars Legends timeline. The third novel c...
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To Pull or NOT to Pull - Aliens: Dead Orbit
Welcome back to another Comic post. I usually like putting these on Tuesdays, since new comic book day is Wednesday, but for "older" comics, I don't think it really matters when in the week they go up. I'm still playing with these comic posts and thinking o...
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Star Wars Old Republic Novels #1 & #2: A Review
As mentioned in my Comic Spotlight on Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir, I have been reading through the Star Wars Expanded Universe, canon and Legends. Today, I wanted to start up Star Wars Saturday. Most likely this will not occur EVERY Saturday, but generally...
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Master's Experience #10: Week 8
Time for Graduate School updates! Last week was Week 8 in the current semester. It started off with a midterm exam for Indexing and Abstracting and ended with a discussion post regarding software for digital libraries. We read about open-source software and...
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Comic Spotlight: Oblivion Song #1
Hello everyone! This week I've got another comic review post for y'all. On occasion I like to check out new comic series that are coming out. I particularly like to check for stand alone series that are not too far into their runs and exist outside of a uni...
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Clone Wars, Mandalorians, and Zabrak: REVIEWING Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir
I'm finally reviewing something after a long time of...not reviewing much of anything.... So here is a Star Wars Saturday post!!! At the beginning of 2016, I started reading Star Wars novels regularly. I began with what is now known as the Legends series. I...
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Updates & Master's Experience #9: Weeks 5-7
Hello everyone! I'm back again with more general updates. I tend to post these quite a bit, because as time passes I'm always looking to improve things. I have said before that I am not revising any of my posts from past years in terms of writing style. How...
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