Reading/ Life Check In

Quick update: I've been home for two weeks in quarantine. The first week was supposed to be our Spring Break and then it was extended by the school district to include this week too. I will start Distance Learning on Monday. The whole house got the flu the weekend before last, so that was fun!... Continue Reading →

The Warehouse by Rob Hart (Mini-Mini Review)

The Warehouse is set about 20-30 years in the future and focuses on an Amazon-like company named Cloud that has 'revolutionized' the industry through, among other things, employee ratings and drone deliveries. The company has dozens of self-inclosed campuses across the country. They include giant warehouses to hold goods, employee housing, and an entertainment center... Continue Reading →

The Book of Koli by M.R. Carey

One of my favorite books last year, one that that I happily put on my "Best of" list is A Boy and his Dog at the End of the World by Charlie Fletcher. It's an immersive near-future dystopian coming-of-age novel. I loved it. And I find so many similarities between that book and Carey's The... Continue Reading →

The One by John Marrs

I don't know why I'm such a sucker for books being turned into movies. Most of the time I don't even end of watching the flick! Ha! Soooo, I saw this great review over at FanFiAddict, and I knew it would be a great read to squeeze in between a couple clunky fantasy books. And... Continue Reading →

Heroically Challenged by P.T. McCordic

P.T. McCordic's Heroically Challenged is a comic fantasy novel that hits on all the adventuring tropes. The recipe includes that kid who wants to get out of the small village, the nerdy wizard whose talents lend themselves to study but wants to fight, and some fun dungeoneering. Add to this some play with royal bloodlines,... Continue Reading →

Providence by Max Barry

A deadly first contact that eventually leads to the construction of giant space ships run by artificial intelligence. They are crewed by a four people whose only real job is to manage their boredom as the computer jumps through deep space and calculates weapons arrangements to destroys the hives. Hives of 'salamanders,' the alien species... Continue Reading →

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