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A Commentary on E-books and (Bad) Editing

I love e-books as they solve a lot of the problems engendered by book addiction. They allow instant gratification purchases at any hour of the day or night and make storing books a breeze rather than a foundation nightmare. Having, just last year, gotten rid of 42 large boxes of books to various used book … Continue reading

Incubus by Goodman Rates 4 and 1/2 Stars

Incubus by Carol Goodman Ebury House (Random House): London, 2011 4 stars (9780091940188) **Contains Erotic Overtones and Fairly Graphic Sexual Situations** Incubus by Carol Goodman is my surprise summer delight. The cover caught my attention several times while shopping bookstores in England; however, the cover blurbs left me feeling iffy as they seemed to describe … Continue reading

Black Swan Rising, a solid 3 1/2 Stars

Black Swan Rising by Lee Carroll Bantam Press: London and New York, 2010 4 stars (9780553825572) Black Swan Rising is a book I missed last year and stumbled on in England during one of my automatic book-store stops. I devoured it in a day and bought the sequel, The Watch Tower, the day it came … Continue reading

Books Reviewed from my England Trip

I went to England recently, and being me, I came home with a ton of books. Some of them are obviously available here too, the author’s being American is the big clue there, while others are not available here or at least not released yet. I am going to group these together under the tag … Continue reading

Good Reviews are coming . . .

After an unexpected three week trip to England, I have several reviews in the works.Desdaemona by Ben Macallan (0781907519628 2011 Soalris House, Oxford), Incubus by Carole Goodman  and Bitter Seed of Magic, a book that I got early as it does not come out in the States untl 2012:)