My Favourite Things: 2015

I always wait until the last possible moment to write this post because, in the last two years, I’ve had to update a couple of the entries as I go to one last movie or find the book I couldn’t have made it through my life without reading. This year, the delay again proved worthwhileContinue reading “My Favourite Things: 2015”

Review: The Shards of Heaven

Every now and then Tor Books sends me something I did not request. Every time this happens, I open the envelope with equal parts excitement and trepidation. Who doesn’t like getting books in the mail? I do worry it might be a book I’m not interested in reading, let alone reviewing, but to date theseContinue reading “Review: The Shards of Heaven”

Review: Son of the Black Sword

I have been looking forward to Son of the Black Sword ever since I read “The Keeper Of Names” in Baen’s Shattered Shields anthology (reviewed November last year). “The Keeper Of Names” is not only an engaging and more than competent short story, it serves as an introduction to a new venture for Larry Correia:Continue reading “Review: Son of the Black Sword”

Review: Gold Throne in Shadow

The continuing adventures of Christopher Sinclair, mechanical engineer turned priest of war. The end of Sword of the Bright Lady(World Of Prime: Book 1) saw Christopher revived from a rather grisly episode. The beginning of Gold Throne in Shadow has him lamenting the lack of calluses on his shiny new body. All things considered, thatContinue reading “Review: Gold Throne in Shadow”

What I’ve Been Reading

I’m at 196/200 on my Goodreads challenge this year. Here are the highlights of the last month or two: The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant by Drew Hayes Fred is disappointed by his un-death. Vampires are supposed to be gloriously uninhibited, glamorously dark and gruesomely adept at, well, just about everything.Continue reading “What I’ve Been Reading”