charms

New on the Shelves…

I don’t think I requested this one, but it certainly sounds good – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick: Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater vest, waters his… Read more

an_open_book

Sharing a great deal from Tor.com

A friend of mine pointed this out and I wanted to share it with you – check out this deal from Tor.com:   Tor.com is happy to announce the TOR.COM EBOOK CLUB, which we, as people who can’t stop reading, writing, and publishing stories, are very much excited about!   Check out Tor’s website for more information! I’ve already downloaded my free book… Read more

dont you cry

New on the Shelves…

Boy, do I have a backlog of books to tell you about! Let’s start with one that’s still sitting on my desk – Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica In downtown Chicago, a young woman named Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is found among her possessions, leaving her friend and… Read more

an_open_book

I’m back!

It has been a nice vacation. Work has been very busy and I spent about 6 weeks in May/June on the road. That means I got a lot of reading done, but not a lot of writing. The list of book reviews I have to catch up on is scary, but I read some great stuff that I really think… Read more