Tag: Books

Thoughts on Borders

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The smallest things can sometimes turn us off.  At least, that’s what I have always found. Take Borders, for example.  They announced today they are closing 200 stores costing them $2million a week.  These unprofitable locations are spread out across…

A Book I haven’t read yet: Gardens of the Moon

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I bought this one because I’d read something about the author, Steven Erikson, that was intriguing.  Here was a guy who plotted out 10 novels set in a world he co-created.  That’s simply amazing. So, the official stuff: The Malazan…

A books I haven’t read yet: The Demon Awakens

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No one is better than I am at buying tons of books that sit around waiting to be read. Last week, I started talking about some of these books, but then life distracted me and I never finished so I’m…

A Book I haven’t read yet: Merlin

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This week I’m talking about books that I’ve shelled out the cash for, but haven’t yet cracked open to read. Let’s talk about: Merlin Ok, so – if you’ve been hanging out here for a while, reading my stuff, maybe…

How do you know what to read?

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I hate shopping. Well, that’s not true – I like shopping for certain things like DVD’s, music, video games, gadgets – but groceries, clothing, toothpaste – I hate it.  Especially the toothpaste.  I mean, do we REALLY need a hundred…

My reading list

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I’ve been feeling a little stale lately when it comes to reading. I’ve bought several books, started them and then moved on without finishing em. This happens from time to time. With that in mind, I made a trip to…

Hey SciFi-Where’s the positive?

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If, like me, you’re an avid watcher of tv and movies, and a reader of books, you may have noticed a trend towards the disastrous future.  Apocalypse is in and in big.  I mean, it’s everywhere we look. I think…