October 9, 2012: In which the author recommends stuff!

You know what's even better than discovering a terrific new book? Discovering a terrific new author.  All too often, I've come across books I've enjoyed only to be disappointed by subsequent works by the same author.  Not so with Jeffrey Ford, one of the most imaginative and consistently entertaining writers out there.  Several years ago,…

August 19, 2012: Book Haul! Days of Stargate Atlantis Past! The Ark!

I know, I know.  What, you are no doubt wondering, am I doing STILL buying books - or, to quote an editor friend of mine, dabbling in "dead tree media"?  Well, truth be told, I do own a kindle which I find very convenient...whenever I travel.  But, the rest of the time, nothing beats the…