Month: December 2016

Yecheilyah’s Book Reviews – The Living Miracle: A Love Story by Donna D. Vaal

Originally posted on The PBS Blog:
Title: The Living Miracle: A Love Story Author: Donna D. Vaal Publisher: RoseDog Books (April 2, 2016) Published: April 2, 2016 ISBN-10: 1480966772 ISBN-13: 978-1480966772 Language: English. *I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review* Step into the 31st Century where synthetic babies are born and man is God. On June 4, 3044, Hiroto, the grandson of Master Izanagi Okamura, is born. The Self-Professed Japanese God of the Creation of Life, Izanagi has revolutionized life with his synthetic baby creation. No longer capable of giving birth, women are barren in this new world. Instead, babies are conceived in a petrie dish and there are more than one kind of living being. There are humans, developed by a male sperm piercing a female egg, and then there are the Mosouka’s, imitation cells with the same DNA structure as humans. Each human is born with a genetically matching Mosouka who will be given to them on their fifth birthday. And so, it is on the…

Foreign Drama -Joseon Gunman

The Joseon Gunman/The Joseon Shooter 22 episodes 2014 Lee Joon Gi is wonderful in this drama.  He is convincing in each side of his characters roles from a son, to a Japanese merchant to a gunman.  I felt his connection to his opponents and the woman he loves.  The storyline is multi faceted and compelling. I wonder if this drama affected Nam Sang Mi’s career.  It didn’t get the best ratings, nor was it a popular drama.  According to Asian Wiki, Sang Mi hasn’t had a drama or a movie since 2014. I thought she was a wonderful actress who gave her all to this character.  Her convictions remained true throughout, and her compassion for those who betrayed her was  honorable and courageous. Joen Hye Bin is not only a beautiful woman -she is wicked in this drama.  Anything to further the lives of her father and herself, is game on.  She goes so far as to hold a gun to her childhood friends head -with the intention of shooting her.  I have little doubt …