January 5, 2011: My Top 10 2010 Reads!

What follows is a list of My Top 10 Reads of 2010.  These were books not necessarily published in 2010, but books I actually sat down and read between January 1st and December 31st of last year (excluding Book of the Month Club picks).   My faves... The Heroes, by Joe Abercrombie I was fortunate…

October 14, 2010: Joe Abercrombie’s The Heroes! Early birthday gifts and wishes! Marty G. a Tokyo no-show! Snow Monkeys Rule!

Ooooh.  Look at what arrived in the mail yesterday... Yes, that's right!  It's an advance copy of Joe Abercrombie's latest: The Heroes.  For those of you not in the know (and, really, you should be if you're up to date on my blogly matters), Joe not only happens to be one of my favorite authors (check…