Review Trenches

If you have noticed an absence here, it is because I’ve been busy reading. I have a confession: I’m a slow reader. I like to settle into a soft chair, or under the covers in bed, and savor imaginary worlds authors create for me. That means I don’t read for pleasure on my computer, sitting (or kneeling as I am … More Review Trenches

Book Review: ADWD

A Dance with Dragons is the fifth book in George R.R. Martin‘s A Song of Ice and Fire series.  The series chronicles the political upheaval in Westeros, a fantastical world filled with swords, magic, and dragons. I won’t be reviewing all Martin’s books in this series, though I have read them, but will just jump into the series … More Book Review: ADWD

Pickled Punks

I just finished reading Marina Bridges’ Pickers and Pickled Punks.  A collection of odd, fictional short stories about one of America’s favorite past times – exchanging our junk through garage sales, picking, and auctions – this little book entertains and highlights human oddities both real and imagined. Ms. Bridges, first time author, has a knack … More Pickled Punks

Review: Midnight Riot

Fun, smart read, some great one-liners, and girl-friend looks, along with a Jaguar screaming through the street of London – what’s not to like? Oh, yeah, and there’s a psycho-ghost on the loose killing random pommies and only a street-smart, ethic wannabe-wizard can save the day – what’s not to love? Midnight Riot by Ben … More Review: Midnight Riot