Monthly Archive: April 2007

bookrev: Bataan Diary by Chris Schaefer 0

bookrev: Bataan Diary by Chris Schaefer

5 stars: Fluidly written, well researched, a story sometimes forgotten that should never be ignored. Bataan Diary is the true story of Major Frank Loyd and his wife Evelyn. Stationed in Bataan in the...

bookrev: Hardcase by Dan Simmons 1

bookrev: Hardcase by Dan Simmons

From the chameleon writer of many genres, a good detective novel Dan Simmons writes Science Fiction (he won the Hugo award for Hyperion in 1989). Dan Simmons writes Horror (Bram Stoker Award, Carrion Comfort)....

bookrev: You Suck: A Love Story by Christopher Moore 0

bookrev: You Suck: A Love Story by Christopher Moore

It ain’t LAMB, but it’s funny Christopher Moore sets the bar high with his writing. Very few books written these days are laugh out loud funny. When I read Mr. Moore’s LAMB, I got...

bookrev: Passage to Dawn by R. A. Salvatore 1

bookrev: Passage to Dawn by R. A. Salvatore

3 stars: Very predictable, but pulls in some interesting new characters After ten books (three in the dark elf trilogy, three in the icewind dale trilogy and four in the legacy of the drow...

bookrev: Power, Faith and Fantasy by Michael Oren 0

bookrev: Power, Faith and Fantasy by Michael Oren

Deeply researched, well written, essential history reading for all Michael Oren’s POWER, FAITH and FANTASY is an immensely researched (80 pages of notes and a 50 page bibliography) and cohesively written accound of American...

bookrev: Napoleon’s Pyramids by William Dietrich 0

bookrev: Napoleon’s Pyramids by William Dietrich

Bill Dietrich is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist whose fiction books have thus far taken his readers from the Roman Empire (Hadrian’s Wall, The Scourge of God) to futuristic Australia (Getting Back) and Antarctica (Ice...

bookrev: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi 0

bookrev: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

5 stars: This novel shows why Scalzi won the Campbell Award for Best New Writer Old Man’s War is simply amazing for a debut novel. As an author my hat is off to John...

bookrev: Illium by Dan Simmons 2

bookrev: Illium by Dan Simmons

Intricate plot, excellent book. How does Simmons think this stuff up? Mr. Simmons is arguably one of the best genre-hopping authors around, having pulled down awards for SciFi, Horror, Fantasy, etc. But this massive...

bookrev: Wanderer Springs by Robert Flynn 1

bookrev: Wanderer Springs by Robert Flynn

Robert Flynn’s writing is Texas Most people think of Texas and think of Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio. But the stories of Texas are really the tales of its small towns, how they started,...

tunrev: Live at Luther College – Dave Matthews, Tim Reynolds 1

tunrev: Live at Luther College – Dave Matthews, Tim Reynolds

5 stars: Two virtuoso’s captured live Unfortunately, you cannot capture the brilliance of Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds live on an album. But this one comes close. We saw this dynamic duo in Oxford...

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