To Sleep In A Sea Of Stars by Christopher Paolini: Book Review
There are so many ways I could start this review. Most are questions. Can you believe Paolini, the brilliant teen who wrote and marketed Eragon until agents picked it up, is now in his 40s? And writing adult sci-fi? Unrelated, but: is this year zooming by for you as well? It’s the mark of getting…
Ring-tailed Tibetan Long-tailed Short-tailed Werecats
Found inspiration for this story while on a walk in December.
Happy New Year’s Resolutions
I don’t know about y’all, but I have mixed feelings about New Year’s resolutions. Are they even effective? Or do they simply set us up to be disappointed when we don’t lose the weight or reach the goals or earn the salary? Who knows.
Brief Answers to the Big Questions: A Review
This week I read Stephen Hawking’s posthumously published Brief Answers to the Big Questions. I would have gone with his classic, but alas, the latter wasn’t in stock at my local library and I already have enough books to fill a fifth bookshelf once I get around to buying one.
The Darkest Child: A Review
Ruthless. Completely ruthless. From the first chapter to the sixty-second. Dear lord, hold onto your butts because this story will bring you to tears, will sicken you with dread.
Man’s Search for Meaning: A Review
I took the weekend off from writing after a strenuous week filled with hours and miles of running and hours and hours of work. Add in the additional stress of imposter syndrome and finishing the last class for my second degree and, yes, I needed a mini mental vacation.
The Mind of the Leader by Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter: A Review
Most passengers slept (my twin and I did took the red eye), but of course I had to read. Visions of grandeur and a bigger brain refused to let me rest. So today, weeks later, I humbly give you my review of The Mind of the Leader (find the Goodreads synopsis here).
Review: Brother Night by Victor Kelleher
Disclaimer: I generally don’t read middle-grade fiction. It doesn’t quite suit my taste; I yearn for more depth, which I often find wonting in fiction for younger crowds.