Some novels defy categorization. Lory S Kaufman’s The Lens and the Looker is billed as young adult science fiction (and it is) but largely reads like an historical novel set in 1354… Read More
A novel written from the point of view of a Super villain who has failed 12 times to rule the world and is now gong for his 13th attempt.
A review of the novel Under The Dome by Stephen King.
A guide to the 500 Anime movies every otaku should see, along with anyone who’s just discovered anime. Ms McCarty covers almost every genre of anime imaginable.
For both good and bad reasons, I find that I am reading a lot less fiction than I used to. The good reason is that working at the library I am constantly exposed… Read More
If you are not already a Robert Heinlein fan, Grumbles From The Grave is Not the place to start. A collection of Heinlein’s private correspondence edited by Heinlein’s widow Virginia, Grumbles is an… Read More
Most people know Orson Scott Card as a science fiction writer. And now, I do as well. But my first experience reading Card came about in 1993. I was staying overnight with friends… Read More
My intention to post about a different book every day has come to seem hopelessly optimistic. I have been temping at the libraries more or less full time and just have not found… Read More
So I finished the sequel to Jumping Off The Planet. And I liked it. If anything, the Heinlein influence is even stronger in this installment, particularly the concept of a computer "waking up"… Read More
Happy Birthday to me. Forty-three today, egad. Working a longish shift at Eatonville library, blogging on my breaks, and contemplating growing older and growing up as I push my cart through the stacks.… Read More