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Flashback: A Wrinkle in Time

Every few months, I spend a day or two distracted by kid’s books. An old title on the bookshelf will jump out at me or I’ll be laying in bed … Continue reading

July 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Three Moments of an Explosion, by China Mieville

Art is political. The stories we choose to tell, with the characters and circumstances we use to shape their themes, make statements about society through the journeys of individuals and cultures. Genre … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Remember the Dust, by E. Jade Lomax

I was lucky enough to be granted an early review copy of Remember the Dust, the third and final book in E. Jade Lomax’s “Leagues and Legends” series. As the book … Continue reading

December 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Shades of Grey – you know, the one by Jasper Fforde? Without the 50?

Do you want to know the real reason I dislike E.L. James’ 50 Shades of Grey? Well, beyond the fact that I just wasn’t interested in the book and, as internet … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son, by Kent Russell

Kent Russell’s I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son is a combination memoir and essay collection. As noted on the back cover (and the majority of reviews … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Books and their Timing: The Superficial Rating of Art

For all I tell myself that I am objective in how I view the books I read, the movies I watch, and in general any media I consume, I am … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on Echoes of a Giantkiller, by E. Jade Lomax

Around two weeks ago, I posted my review of Beanstalk, a fantasy novel by E. Jade Lomax about a group of fledgling heroes drawn together by luck at a training academy. In it, … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · 3 Comments

Beanstalk, by E. Jade Lomax

Courtesy of author E. Jade Lomax, Beanstalk is the first book in the Leagues and Legends series, followed by Echoes of a Giantkiller and the forthcoming Remember the Dust, both of which have … Continue reading

February 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Happy New Year!

Merry Belated Christmas and a Happy New Year! And a happy holiday season to everyone, no matter your beliefs or celebrations! Between family coming down for the holiday, returning to … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christmas Countdown, Days 21-24: The Final Countdown

The final post before Christmas itself, and technically posted a day early! Or two days late, depending on how you want to count it. In either situation, the last moments for … Continue reading

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment