Tag Archive: adventure

Mar 18

Book Review: Silver: Return to Treasure Island

Silver: Return to Treasure Island by Andrew Motion There are two kinds of classic novels. One is the kind you’re hit over the head with in high school, (or forced to read it a few years too early, if you went to an aggressively academic school), and as an adult, if you remember the book …

Continue reading »

Sep 20

Parasitic Souls- Chapter One

 Parasitic Souls Chapter One Can’t wait for the next chapter? Why not buy the book now? Paperback,  Smashwords, Amazon/Kindle Fiona was twenty-four years old, a little taller than average, a little heavier than average, with a mane of hair which she’d dyed magenta. She wore black slacks and a black mesh top over a cami that had …

Continue reading »

Sep 10

Book Review: Parasitic Souls

Parasitic Souls by Kater Cheek My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is set neither in the Kit Melbourne world nor in the Desert Mages world, but a different alternate world in which magic works. The working title was “Slow Magic Apocalypse” because it was based on the idea that magic started working slowly. …

Continue reading »

May 22

Book Review: Marque and Reprisal

Marque and Reprisal by Elizabeth Moon I’ll tolerate a dull non-fiction, but a fiction book has to, above all else, be entertaining. If judging by that one criteria, this book succeeds admirably. I’m already most of the way through the third (15+hour!) audiobook in this series, and I haven’t even cracked the nonfiction I’m reading …

Continue reading »

May 17

Book Review – Trading Danger

Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon I don’t usually like hard sf. It’s very difficult to find a line between “too alien to make sense” and “not alien enough to be plausible” and so often, hard SF authors devote much more time to their engineering flights-of-fancy than to the characters that populate their worlds. So …

Continue reading »

Older posts «