Hello, dear readers! I have a pretty cool announcement to make. For those of you who don't know, there is this really incredible contest that happens every year, created by Mark Lawrence, called the Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off. Ten bloggers are given a batch of self-published fantasy books and they read them, rate them and… Continue reading SPFBO, I’m Coming For You!
Hello, friends! I do apologize once more for the quick update last week. I was dealing with some things that made it difficult to get anything more posted, but I'm glad to be back on track this week and ready to go! Over the weekend, I attended my first ever Tolkien conference, MiddleMoot 2018. It… Continue reading Quest for Discovery: Week Forty One
Title: Annex Author: Rich Larson Publisher: July 2018, Orbit Books Blurb: In Rich Larson's astonishing debut Annex, only outsiders can fight off the true aliens. At first it is a nightmare. When the invaders arrive, the world as they know it is destroyed. Their friends are kidnapped. Their families are changed. Then it is a dream. With no adults… Continue reading Annex
I'm in kind of a weird mood tonight, friends, so just hang on with me on this one. This week has been...kinda weird, I guess? Overall, it's been pretty good. In some ways, I've been productive: blogging, paying the bills, catching up on some backlogged ARCs. But in other ways--I'd argue two of the most… Continue reading Weird Moods, Weird Thoughts
Title: The Synapse Sequence Author: Daniel Godfrey Publisher: June 2018, Titan Books Blurb: In the near future, everyday life is dictated by algorithms, from who gets a bank loan or a job, to what supermarkets sell and which news stories you read. Even policing is run by AIs, who track patterns and predict where crimes are… Continue reading The Synapse Sequence
Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt. Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Embarrass Myself to Meet
...because it's something that I can always rant about, apparently. But let's be real. If you know me, you know that money is on my mind pretty much all the time. Because how can it not be? Everything cost something, you spend most of your life working so you can afford to buy things, it's… Continue reading Another Rant About Money…