Blog Archives

Review: “Archangel’s Heart,” Nalini Singh

Pros: Vivid and fascinating Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Heart (A Guild Hunter Novel)–Book 9–continues the over-arching plot of the series rather than tackling a new romantic pairing. I like the fact that the series

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Review: “Archangel’s Enigma,” Nalini Singh

Pros: Wild characters, plenty of plot progression, lush landscape Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Archangel’s Enigma (A Guild Hunter Novel)–Book 8–delves into the enigma that is Naasir, one of archangel Raphael’s seven closest friends and colleagues. Most people

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Review: “Archangel’s Shadows,” Nalini Singh

Pros: Beautiful story Cons: A bit of a sexual conundrum Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Archangel’s Shadows (A Guild Hunter Novel, Book 7) delves into the erotically charged, headstrong relationship between Guild Hunter Ashwini and vampire Janvier. They’ve been alternately

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Review: “Archangel’s Viper,” Nalini Singh

Pros: Interesting plot and characters Cons: A little too much sniping Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Viper (A Guild Hunter Novel) is not a good place to jump into the series; make sure you’ve read other Guild

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Short Take: “The Unremembered Girl,” Eliza Maxwell

Pros: Raw, beautiful, vivid Cons: Depressing & painful Rating: 5 out of 5 Eliza Maxwell’s The Unremembered Girl sees a poor rural family take in a mysterious ‘stray’ who knows herself simply as ‘Girl’. She’s given the name Eve, and

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: ,

Review: “The Scattered and the Dead Box Set,” L.T. Vargus

Pros: Moves beyond the post-apocalyptic basics Cons: A bit, well, scattered Rating: 4 out of 5 The Scattered and the Dead Series: The First Four Books, by L.T. Vargus, gives us a plague-stricken world thrown into the dark ages by

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: ,

Short Take: “The Halcyon Fairy Book,” T. Kingfisher

Pros: hilarious, fascinating look at fairy tales Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 T. Kingfisher’s The Halcyon Fairy Book mostly consists of reprintings of a handful of fairy tales together with Kingfisher’s biting, humorous, insightful commentary on the same.

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Review: “Secrets in Death,” J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts

Pros: Until the ending, it’s up to Robb’s usual quality and style Cons: Went from too many suspects to just one with a real leap of logic Rating: 3 out of 5 Secrets in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , ,

Food: Jazzing up my soup

Last Saturday I went to a mushroom festival in Pennsylvania. It was fantastic! Full of delicious treats and inexpensive and unusual varieties of mushrooms. I brought three pounds of ‘shrooms home and turned 1 lb into bisque, as well as

Posted in Cooking Tagged with: , ,

Review: “Mad City,” Michael Arntfield

Pros: Fascinating and detailed Cons: Rambling in places Rating: 4 out of 5 Michael Arntfield’s Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders That America Forgot is the story of Linda, who spent most of her life trying to

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Stuff for Gamers

Take a look at the shirts-n-things in our stuff for gamers store.

Archives