Book lover, reading

Thinning the library

So I am doing my annual thinning of the library for donations. And it is a process. Because I LOVE ALL THE BOOKS. But do I really? Every one of them? In a sense, I am doing a larger purge than usual. And I do this from time to time with everything in the house.… Continue reading Thinning the library

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Blogtober: Thursday teaser

So I got this Blogtober topic from a meme. So this is a teaser from The Surge.   Here is a wee teaser on The Surge:   Lyndon was a hybrid Order wizard with a demon of an unknown realm. He never told her what realm his mother came from and she never asked. He… Continue reading Blogtober: Thursday teaser

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Book Review: Grave Yard Shift

Grave Yard Shift is by Michael F. Haspil The basics of the story What we have here is a gritty urban fantasy. My favorite sub-genre lately. Alex Menkaure, the mummy, and his vampire associate Marcus are partners. They encounter a case with poisoned synthetic blood. The blood makes any vampire who tries it enraged with… Continue reading Book Review: Grave Yard Shift

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Book Review: Blink

Blink is by Malcolm Gladwell The blurb:  Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell is a non-fiction book about the unconscious mind. In particular, though the part of the unconscious mind we automatically use to make split-second decisions, what he calls 'thin-slicing'. We like to believe our rational mind weighs facts and… Continue reading Book Review: Blink

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Book: Jason by Laurell K. Hamilton

I am reading Jason (An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, novel) by Laurell K. Hamilton which is a novella I picked up at the pharmacy because I have read her books before. I love the early Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series. I admit as the series turned from urban fantasy to more erotica I was a… Continue reading Book: Jason by Laurell K. Hamilton

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Before the Fall: Book Review

  Before the Fall (A Rojan Dizon Novel) is the second in the series written by Francis Knight. So far there are three. See my review for Fade to Black The blurb: The city rises upwards not across. Those at the bottom, as you might imagine are rather downtrodden and rarely see light, or much… Continue reading Before the Fall: Book Review


Kindle feeds that book addiction…

I have run out of books to read in my stack which means I am planning to go book shopping next weekend. We do not have a bookstore in the city I live in. Shocking I know. Horrific actually. So we have to travel to the closest city to us which is actually quite close.… Continue reading Kindle feeds that book addiction…

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What book have you read more than once and would read again?

  What book have you read more than once and would read again? If you are like me whenever you run out of books you know you have plenty others you can read again. I have some I have read many times over like Great book of Amber which has the entire Chronicles of Amber… Continue reading What book have you read more than once and would read again?

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Book Review: The God Argument

I just finished The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism by A.C. Grayling and it was quite enjoyable to me. Keep in mind I am a philosophical agnostic who enjoys this sort of discussion but leans strongly towards atheism. It is just that sort of book I can enjoy. Thinking about religion and… Continue reading Book Review: The God Argument