Category Archives: Book review

Writing Tool for Readers

When I was a kid, I was a voracious reader. I also grew up in a house that didn’t have a lot of books, where the only adults were functionally illiterate, and where going to the library was just one … Continue reading

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On my recent absence and The Mists of Avalon

For the last couple of weeks, I haven’t been writing, or moving, very much. Costochondritis is inflammation in the cartilage of the ribcage, where the ribs attach to the breastbone, and brother let me tell you, it’s a real bitch. … Continue reading

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Mini Book Review: The Magicians

The Magicians by Lev Grossman was one of the few books recommended to me recently that I picked up and didn’t shortly put back down. I downloaded the sample chapters for iPhone Kindle, and while I didn’t feel exactly swept … Continue reading

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Mini Book Review: The Forest of Hands and Teeth

It’s extraordinarily rare for something as simple as a title or a cover to catch my attention as a reader. I read blurbs. I read reviews. I seek out recommendations from my friends and family. I can think of two … Continue reading

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