Books

Aidan Moher’s Tide of Shadows and Other Stories Review

As an avid reader and person with strong opinions, I’m always open to reviewing self-published or indie novels. I never actually seek out self-published authors, preferring to stumble upon them in random online conversations,...


R.I.P. Sir Christopher Lee

Like many of you, I woke up to some very sad news today. Sir Christopher Lee passed away at age 93 after having lived a life worthy of a Marvel Comics super hero. As a huge horror fan who grew up with Lee’s work (as well ...


Sword of Truth: A Wizard’s First Rule Review

I went to Wikipedia and looked up Wizard’s First Rule after I read it on some mysterious whim. The second paragraph reads thus: “Goodkind had no trouble selling his first book to a publisher. ‘I’m sort of the except...



Stephen King’s The Stand Review

Note: I listened to The Stand as an audio book; I did not read it. This review is based off my second time through, and at 50 hours of audio, it took me quite a few months to reach the end. The Stand is a juggernaut of a novel ...


John Ringo’s Claws that Catch Review

As I get older and perhaps wiser, I’m beginning to fear that I’m also getting more cynical. To be sure, I’ve always been a cynic—that comes with the trade—but of late, I’ve found it harder to enjoy novels on the pur...