Finally! My collection of very short stories will be available on May 17 of this year. This was a long time in coming, and crossed through the first, second, and current waves of the pandemic. More information, including how and where to pre-order will be coming as we get closer. Here's what it's all about: … Continue reading Coming In May: Crossed Wires and Other Very Short Stories
My rating: 4 of 5 stars Rhenn is the son of a wealthy wool merchant in the capital city of Solidar. He is a portraitist, a profession that his merchant father doesn't quite approve of, but is held in high regard by the populace who love to have their portraits painted. Rhenn is apprenticed to … Continue reading Friday Review: Imager (Imager Portfolio #1) by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
We can has snow! Everything is white now outside. We had what you might call "significant" snow a week or so ago, and that gave us a few inches. Since then, it's been a bit here, a bit there. Pretty much what you get all winter here, with a big dump now and then. It … Continue reading Quick Stuffs
My rating: 4 of 5 starsHome takes place about a year after the first novella in this series. Binti is still at Oomza University after the events of the first novella but she is suffering from PTSD in the aftereffects of the events that had her hailed as a hero. She decides to go home … Continue reading Friday Review: Binti: Home (Binti #2) by Nnedi Okorafor
You know those contest offers we all get? "Enter to win a copy of Book by Author"? And we either ignore it because "no one really wins those things" or we enter but think "I never win these things". Welp, I can't say that anymore, because I recently won a copy of the illustrated hardcover … Continue reading Winner, Winner (But Not a Chicken Dinner)
"All of my plans for the future involve me waking up tomorrow with a sudden sense of discipline and adherence to routine that I have never displayed even once in my life." I posted that meme a few days ago on my Facebook page, and boy, does it speak to me! I try to do … Continue reading The Best Intentions
My rating: 4 of 5 starsEddie LaCrosse is a self-described sword jockey- an ex-mercenary turned investigator for hire. In this third installment of the series, Eddie is hired to investigate a possibly adulterous nobleman. Arriving at the castle of King Marcus Drake, Eddie is immediately pulled into the court intrigue when a knight is murdered … Continue reading Friday Review: Dark Jenny (Eddie LaCrosse #3) by Alex Bledsoe
As usual, I am going to recap my reading year for 2021. Every year, I set a goal of a certain number of books I want to read in that year. If I make that goal, I add one for the next year. I had a goal of 30 books in 2021, and I did … Continue reading Reading 2021