Book Expo America 2014

One of the perks of being a reviewer is a ticket to Book Expo America. You can attend as a reader or blogger; in fact, they have a convention just for you, BookCon on Saturday. I prefer to go on the professional days because it’s a little quieter. New York’s Comic Con fills my yearly quotaContinue reading “Book Expo America 2014”

Reading Challenges: 2014

Reading challenges are a great way to motivate oneself to read more, or read differently. I rarely need the motivation to read more, but I’m all for diversity, and my ‘To Be Read’ shelf is actually a bookcase housing close to three hundred books. So, when I stumbled across the 2014 TBR Pile Challenge onContinue reading “Reading Challenges: 2014”

My Three Favourite Things

My three favourite things in fiction are: apocalypses, aliens and love stories. It’s an odd combination and you don’t often find all three in one book. Aliens and apocalypses can skip hand in hand down a desolate road together, but the end of the world isn’t necessarily a great time to fall in love. ButContinue reading “My Three Favourite Things”

Yet Another List

There have been a rash of lists floating around out there, each hoping to infect some unsuspecting reader. It’s the season of lists, it seems, and I keep stumbling across them. I pay particular attention to the science fiction and fantasy sort… because I have opinions. Here’s what I think about 50 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novels That EveryoneContinue reading “Yet Another List”