Book Review: “A Storm of Swords” by George R.R. Martin

(The epic adventure continues) Genre: Fantasy - In this, the third book of the "A Song and Ice and Fire" series, Martin takes us on a rousing adventure covering many of the territories, islands, and venturing far north of the wall. This book is way to long to summarize in a short blog entry. Needless … Continue reading Book Review: “A Storm of Swords” by George R.R. Martin

Glow in the Dark Nook

Rejoice Nook readers!  The darkness will no longer stop you from reading, A new version of the Nook Simple Touch Reader comes out in May with built in lighting so you can keep reading without bothering anyone else.  Or finagling with those external lights that 1. Were not really made for the Nook (despite what they say) … Continue reading Glow in the Dark Nook

Nook Simple Touch for Christmas 2011

A couple of years ago, I was DEAD set AGAINST e-readers.  I thought the world was ending and I made it perfectly clear that I would NEVER stop reading a "real book".  The smell and feel of a good book....sorry I will never get an e-reader.  NEVER! Fast forward a year or so, and Lori … Continue reading Nook Simple Touch for Christmas 2011

Book Review: “Dreams of the Dead” by Perri O’Shaughnessy

Genre:  Thiller  (I LOVE Nina!) At one time, I considered Perri O'Shaughnessy my favorite authors.  In 2004, we took a day trip to Carmel, CA to meet them, get autographs, a picture (which they asked me to take off this blog a few years later) and hang around Carmel.  It was a great day. Before … Continue reading Book Review: “Dreams of the Dead” by Perri O’Shaughnessy

Book Review: “A Game of Thrones” by George R.R. Martin

Genre:  Fantasy (brutal, epic) "A Game of Thrones" is the first of five books in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.  Galen at the Tracy, CA Barnes & Noble told me it was a great book (he was right) and that I really should expand beyond spies, killing and murder. With "Harry Potter" … Continue reading Book Review: “A Game of Thrones” by George R.R. Martin