August 14, 2008: Author Lois McMaster Bujold Answers Your Questions

When I first started blogging about the numberous books I was reading, fans were quick to offer suggestions for additions to my massive reading pile.  A varied list of names were thrown my way, but three in particular came up time and again:  Lois, McMaster, and Bujold.  Well, finally, I know what all of the hype…

August 11, 2008: Cordelia’s Honor

Finally, a Space Opera that lives up to the title! Ages ago, when I first heard of the sub-genre, I was intrigued by the idea of mixing SF with soap operatic convention. Okay, while I wasn’t exactly expecting Love’s Laser’s Lost, I was looking forward to reading science fiction that focused on real people dealing…

June 26, 2008: My green initiative, more special guests, and next month’s Book of the Month Club picks.

Hurray! Today, I received my $100 Climate Action Dividend from the government of British Columbia. According to the document that accompanied the check: “…this year’s Provincial budget is making it easier for British Columbians to choose a lower carbon lifestyle.” I suppose, for instance, the $100 could be put toward the purchase of a scooter…