My rating: 3 of 5 starsThis is a book of short fiction by Terry Brooks, most well-known for his long-running Shannara series of fantasy novels. There are stories from the Shannara, Word and the Void, and Magic Kingdom series. There are eleven stories in the book, some which have been published before, and some new.As … Continue reading Friday Review: Small Magic: Short Fiction, 1977-2020 by Terry Brooks
Month: September 2022
Friday Review: Touched by Magic by Doranna Durgin
My rating: 3 of 5 starsReandn is a King's Wolf, a patrol leader in the elite force of ranger-like soldiers. He is put in charge of the investigation when children start disappearing with no trace. He also has dizzy spells, with headaches and vertigo that he tries to hide from everyone around him. His own … Continue reading Friday Review: Touched by Magic by Doranna Durgin
And Away We Go
On Tuesday, that is. That's when we leave for Myrtle Beach, SC. It will be a sort of working vacation, because we are going to the Worlds Championship Chili Cook Off on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. And since this will be the first year they are officially using the BaldMan's scorekeeping program, we will … Continue reading And Away We Go
Well, We Said We Wanted Rain….
We are heading into another week of multiple days of rain. We had a drought for weeks and weeks, and now, we are having our monsoon period. Okay, maybe not quite monsoons, but it's been raining almost daily for over a week. The lawns, flowers, and other plants love it, and we truly did need … Continue reading Well, We Said We Wanted Rain….
Friday Review: Release Strategies: Plan Your Self-Publishing Schedule for Maximum Benefit by Craig Martelle and Michael Anderle
My rating: 3 of 5 starsCraig Martelle knows the indie publishing world. He has made a decent career for himself with publishing his own books, as well as his series on how to be a successful indie author. While there are bits of information in this book that are valuable to anyone considering publishing independently, … Continue reading Friday Review: Release Strategies: Plan Your Self-Publishing Schedule for Maximum Benefit by Craig Martelle and Michael Anderle
All’s Quiet on Every Front
It was pretty quiet last week. There's not a lot going on here at the moment. Summer is winding down, and autumn begins later this month. I will be heading outside to start doing some garden prep for the coming winter, but even that isn't going to be too intensive this year. Since most of … Continue reading All’s Quiet on Every Front
Friday Review: The Wake of the Bloody Angel (Eddie LaCrosse #4) by Alex Bledsoe
My rating: 4 of 5 starsIn this fourth book in the series, sword-jockey-for-hire Eddie LaCrosse is hired by Angelina, his friend and owner of the tavern below Eddie's offices. Angie was the young barmaid in a harbor tavern many years ago, and she fell hard for a dashing pirate. Now, she wants Eddie to find … Continue reading Friday Review: The Wake of the Bloody Angel (Eddie LaCrosse #4) by Alex Bledsoe