I’ve been thinking a fair bit about reading series lately. That’s been a good chunk of my recent reading (or listening, as the case may be) and I thought this would be a good time to get some of my randomish thoughts on this down.
The day the lands of the Rhen feared has come. The people of the Darklands are massing on their borders, ready to invade. And this time, leading them is Darien Lauchlin, the man responsible for stopping the last attempted invasion.
Looking back at my February goals, pretty much the best I can say is that I was more successful with them than the ones I set myself in January. But, as you might remember, that was a pretty low bar to clear.
February’s games were the usual suspects;
It may seem a bit ghoulish to say I love a book that gives a fictionalised account of a real-life murder but it’s the truth. As hard as the subject matter and the characters are, there’s something I find fascinating about The Black Dahlia.
Imagine a world where murder victims are returned to life, safe at home in their beds, their bodies reset to the condition of several hours prior to death. Now imagine how that could be exploited. That’s where Tony Valdez comes in.
I’ve been attending a lot more local author events lately. If you happen to follow any of my other social media platforms, you may have noticed this.
Nona is about to be hanged as a killer when Abbess Glass intervenes, taking the nine-year-old girl away from prison to the comparative safety of the Convent of Sweet Mercy. As she is trained in the use of her gifts, Nona struggles to adapt to her new way of life, even as others plot to see her dead.
Guards! Guards! was not the first Terry Pratchett book I ever read, probably not even the third or fourth. I enjoyed all the ones I read before this and all the twenty-plus ones I read later…
I happened to read a piece by author Walter Jon Williams discussing his newly released novel the other day and… Read more How Dark Do You Go?