This is going to be a short recommendation, folks. Why? Because I can sum up what I thought of Gail Carriger's Soulless in just four words: I absolutely loved it. Alright, I know, you need more than that to convince you to read it. I do have more to share, I promise. And as a... Continue Reading →
I talk about books a lot on this blog, and that isn't likely to change any time soon. So why not kick off my new Favourite Five series with a book list?
I don't know about you, but I always find it a bit odd to read a fictional story about a real person. It's not that I don't like the stories, exactly. In fact, sometimes I really enjoy them. Take The Other Einstein, by Marie Benedict, as an example. I definitely enjoyed reading this novel, and... Continue Reading →
(Note: This recommendation was first published in November of 2013. You can see the original version here.) Until the Next Time, by Kevin Fox, is one of those novels that attempts to balance several genres at once. Quite often, making this attempt results in a novel being hard to follow or truly fall into. I'm quite... Continue Reading →
Let's kick this book recommendation off with an admission: when I picked up The Other Typist, ready to dive into reading it, I had no idea what to expect. Sure, I'd read the summary on the book flap. And sure, I'd picked it out of the "fiction and literature" section of the bookstore. But, I... Continue Reading →