The Sunday Salon (June 29): A mini-review of Dust by Elizabeth Bear

So I couldn’t think of anything to write for this week’s Sunday Salon post, which was freaking me out because when can I not think of anything to write about for my blog? Hardly ever! And yet for the past three days or so I’ve been unable to actually think of something good to post that wasn’t just incoherent ramblings about how I miss going to the library and how Meg Cabot is coming to Read More …

REVIEW: Will Grayson, Will Grayson by David Levithan and John Green

I’m basically in love with John Green’s books, and while I’ve never read a David Levithan book I was still pretty sure I’d really like this one they’ve done together. And I did! And there’s the rub, because I’m not sure how to do my review. Gushing my affections all over the place is all well and good, but doesn’t make for a very interesting post. I’ve done lists before when this problem sprung up Read More …

REVIEW: Mister B. Gone by Clive Barker

I’m not sure how I got this audiobook pushed on me, since I’m not a huge Clive Barker fan and am only vaguely familiar with his works (although I did watch all the Hellraiser movies one October). I hadn’t read any of his books before, though I knew about his Abarat series, which looks really good, by the way. But anyway, it was indeed pushed upon me, and, uh, yeah. I liked it! I was Read More …

REVIEW: The Time of Feasting by Mick Farren

If The Time of Feasting was a movie, it’d be somewhere in the B range. Luckily, I happen to love B movies, so I had a lot of fun reading this. There’s a ton of interesting little details and action stuffed into it, so it moves fast and kept my interest ’til the end. The characters were entertaining (especially the creepy incestuous sisters, one tall and bald and the other like a demonic Shirley Temple), Read More …