Summer Hiatus

Summer is here and that typically means traveling and concerts, festivals and fun. There's always so much excitement and lots of interesting pictures to post. Not so much this year with Covid and the general political unrest. And on top of that, my day job decided to roll out new software systems in all of … Continue reading Summer Hiatus

Book Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

4 out of 5 Stars The Blurb Jim Butcher, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dresden Files and the Codex Alera novels, conjures up a new series set in a fantastic world of noble families, steam-powered technology, and magic-wielding warriors… Since time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over … Continue reading Book Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

Book Review: Foundling by D.M. Cornish

4 out of 5 Stars The Blurb Set in the world of the Half-Continent—a land of tri-corner hats and flintlock pistols—the Monster Blood Tattoo trilogy is a world of predatory monsters, chemical potions and surgically altered people. Foundling begins the journey of Rossamund, a boy with a girl’s name, who is just about to begin a dangerous … Continue reading Book Review: Foundling by D.M. Cornish

Book Review: All Systems Red (Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

5 out of 5 Stars! The Blurb In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern. On a distant planet, … Continue reading Book Review: All Systems Red (Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

Book Review: Daughter of Chaos (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2) by Sarah Rees Brennan

4 out of 5 Stars! The Blurb Half-witch, half-mortal sixteen-year-old Sabrina Spellman has made her choice: She's embraced her dark side and her witchy roots. Now her power is growing daily... but will it come at too high a price? Sabrina Spellman has just made the hardest decision of her life: She's leaving behind her … Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of Chaos (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2) by Sarah Rees Brennan

Book Review: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown

4 out of 5 Stars! The Blurb For Malik, the Solstasia festival is a chance to escape his war-stricken home and start a new life with his sisters in the prosperous desert city of Ziran. But when a vengeful spirit abducts Malik’s younger sister, Nadia, as payment into the city, Malik strikes a fatal deal—kill … Continue reading Book Review: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown