Read, Reading, and To be Read: January 2019

All you book bloggers out there are great, you know that? Not only do you share so many fantastic books I probably would not have heard of otherwise, but you also keep me accountable in my own reading. So book bloggers and those who benefit from your hours of sifting, reading, and analyzing- here's to … Continue reading Read, Reading, and To be Read: January 2019

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Book Review: A Threat of Shadows

I read and reviewed number of self-published books in the past twelve months. Some might be surprised at this, but the quality of these reads are often as good as your traditionally published novels; in fact, sometimes they are even better. And one of my absolute favorites is A Threat of Shadows by JA Andrews. Here's … Continue reading Book Review: A Threat of Shadows

Looking back: 2018 in review

2018. What a year! Looking back, it was year of health crises, personal struggle, and financial frustration. But it was also a year of firsts; of groundbreaking achievements and tangible production. The firsts I celebrated this year: My son's first birthday My first round of publisher's edits on my first fantasy novel The Philadelphia Eagles' … Continue reading Looking back: 2018 in review

Book Review: Ender’s Game

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card After reading Hugo and Nebula awards-winning novella, Binti (reviewed here), I knew I wanted to see more from the awards list. First up- Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. In this first science fiction novel of the Ender Quartet, the world is at war- not with itself, but with a horrifying … Continue reading Book Review: Ender’s Game

Read, Reading, and To Be Read: October Edition

Is it really mid-October already? This autumn is just FLYING by and it only just got that crisp, cool-weather feel like three days ago. Well, I'll enjoy it while I can! Between the latest (and maybe LAST! *SQUEE!*) round of edits for my forthcoming novel, hospital stays, and you know, life in general, reading has … Continue reading Read, Reading, and To Be Read: October Edition

An unexpected journey: Updates from the blog

This past week I took an unintentional and unexpected journey. No, I didn't travel miles of peril-fraught lands in the company of dwarves to burgle a dragon's lair, but I did journey to the ER! I had acquired a kidney stone and then sepsis, so my excursion lasted a few days. It may surprise you, … Continue reading An unexpected journey: Updates from the blog

Book Review- The Color of Magic

The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett A (hopefully) succinct and informative review! Summary The Color of Magic takes place in the fantasy world of Discworld, a flat, planetary disc carried on the backs of four enormous elephants standing on the shell of Great A'Tuin, a space-traversing sea turtle. With that fantastical premise, the story … Continue reading Book Review- The Color of Magic