Eric and I are both slowly recovering from our illnesses, so if you bribed the witch that knocked us both out, I thank you. We are both feeling on the mend, and hope to get back to work. In the… Read More ›
In the mercantile city of Port Saint Frey, the Sisters Mederos live in a world where power is more important than law. Large and wealthy corporations skirt the edges of right and wrong, and anyone who wishes to rise must… Read More ›
By Megan Bosarge When Technology can’t save you money has no value. What’s left? Instincts. Darwin. Survival of the fittest. What role does humanity play in that? Father-son duo Neal and Jarrod Shusterman attempt to answer that question in their… Read More ›
When I first read this novel shortly after its publication in 2005, I found it entertaining and well-written. It felt slow in places but the presence of gritty emotion held my interest. Tragedy, regret, and bitterness were the notes of… Read More ›
As a high school teacher, I have complete control over my small classroom library. Among the hand-me-downs, library leftovers and nobody-teaches-me-anymore books are carefully placed titles for reluctant readers. These are the books students who never read come back to… Read More ›
Once in awhile I’ll come across a book that stirs mixed feelings in me. Not in terms of whether it is a good story or not, but in the range of emotions it creates in me. Matt Ruff’s Lovecraft Country brought up… Read More ›
Following the release of his novella, Elevation, Stephen King shared with readers his dismay that his intended audience would never read it.
Tom Disch is one of my favorite authors; I find his writing to be powerful and insightful, unrelenting but sensitive. His work is often infuriating and disturbing, but worth the effort to engage it. The first work of his that… Read More ›