Category Archives: Books

Stuck in the middle.

Yesterday, I spent two hours researching Brazilian Wandering spiders for this book I’m writing. You want to know why? I do too. Because now I’m really creeped out and I’m not even sure it’s a Brazilian Wandering spider that I … Continue reading

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Book review: A Special Witches’ Brew

A Special Witches Brew, written by Andy Rector and illustrated by Norma Garris, is a Halloween book my daughter found in a big pile of crap toys underneath her bed. It is one of her favorite books. I have no idea … Continue reading

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Book Review: Boneshaker

By Cherie Priest Good Lord if this actually happens we are all screwed. Five things I liked about this book: Steam-punkocity It is set in Seattle The characters have awesome names (Leviticus? Who names ANYONE Leviticus anymore?) Dirigibles Zombies Now, … Continue reading

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Book review: Twilight

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Comic Review: Swamp Thing: Bad Seed / Vol. 1

By Alan Moore, Steve Bissette, John Totleben I picked up the Swamp thing compendiums because John Constantine had so much history with the Swamp Thing that I was very interested in finding out what that history was. The first volume … Continue reading

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Book Review: Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight

By Alexandra Fuller Firstly, the cover of this book features a picture of the author as a child. The picture alone made me want to read the book. But the real reason I read it was because I was lent … Continue reading

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Book Review: His Dark Materials

Written by Philip Pullman For those of you unaware, ‘His Dark Materials’ is the name for the Golden Compass, the Subtle Knife and the Amber Spyglass trilogy. I have read these books before but after the hub-bub of the movie … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Deader the Better

Written by G.M. Ford Again with the Leo Waterman mysteries. I read an excerpt from this book at the end of the last book (Last Ditch) and was interested in reading it. I was planning on getting it from the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last Ditch

Wirtten by G.M. Ford I’ve said it before and I’ll repeat myself here: I like G.M. Ford’s writing style. He’s a native of the Seattle area and so far as I can tell, he doesn’t screw around trying to make … Continue reading

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Book Review: Day Watch

By Sergei Lukyaneko  The second in the Watch trilogy (well, so far it’s only a trilogy. I’ve heard rumors that there is another book coming out which would be awesome) So Day Watch or Dnevnoy dozor (so much fun to … Continue reading

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