My Favourite Things: 2014

It’s time to collect all my favourite things and play show and tell! Highlighted entries point to reviews and rambles on this blog. Books I read 292 books this year. That’s a lot. Consequently, I awarded many five-star ratings. 72, to be exact. Narrowing down a list of favourites that wouldn’t make your eyes bleed was really,Continue reading “My Favourite Things: 2014”

Review: Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh

  Before dirty bombs turned the island of Manhattan into a ghost town, Spademan was a garbage man. After he lost his wife in the attack on Times Square, he turned to the escape of the limnosphere – a virtual reality that exceeds the functionality of the internet. To access the limnosphere, one requires specialContinue reading “Review: Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh”

Review: Falling Sky by Rajan Khanna

It’s hard to read about a plague called the Bug when global viral catastrophe is a very real threat. This week saw the first case of Ebola in the United States. I live a couple thousand miles north of Dallas, but I’ve seen the movies and I’ve read the books. Apparently, I like scaring myself.Continue reading “Review: Falling Sky by Rajan Khanna”

Review: Peacemaker by Marianne de Pierres

Virgin Jackson is the senior ranger of a preserve of land known as Birrimun Park. With the park’s peace threatened by drug smugglers, Virgin partners with U.S. Marshall, Nate Sixkiller. It’s not a match made in heaven. While the pair bounce off of one another, bodies start falling. Virgin is the cops’ number one suspect,Continue reading “Review: Peacemaker by Marianne de Pierres”

Review: The Forever Watch by David Ramirez

  Humanity exists only between the stars, onboard a giant ship called The Noah. The journey to a new planet will take over a thousand years and in that time, the soap opera of life continues to play out, with more than a few dystopian tweaks. Those who test well are Implanted and trained inContinue reading “Review: The Forever Watch by David Ramirez”