My Guilty (Reading) Pleasure

Restoree Just take a gander at that cover, eh? What self-respecting hard science fiction nerd like yours truly is going to be anything but embarrassed to be seeing reading this book? But darn, it's addictive fun. Written by award winning SF-writer Anne McCaffrey (Dragonflight, Dragonsong), its been read and re-read by her many fans (including me). […]

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Your Vote Counts!

Here's one election in which all the nominees are pretty awesome. Nominated by teens, teachers, and librarians, pared down to ten representative titles by the Evergreen Award Committee, and sent back to teen readers across Washington State: The Evergreen Teen Book Award. The Making of A Navy SEAL Six of Crows Whether you want to […]

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A Soldier’s Heart

O thus be it ever, when free men shall stand / Between their loved homes and the war's desolation ~ The Star Spangled Banner On Veteran's Day, we honor all of our fellow citizens who've served their country at war. Honestly, it's hard to imagine a job that demands more from a human being, body […]

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Two Truths and a Lie

No. Not about squid. (Though Mollusca is my favorite phylum.) About books and media. So:  two truths and a lie about when reading book isn't better than a watching the movie (or listening to the audio  book). And by better, I mean, "I'll actually skip the book, and go straight to the media for any re-reads." Like that movie adaptation […]

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