Saturday, June 29, 2013

Great Article

As a reader of fiction you should really check out this article.  It makes some really great points and defends what those of us who love fiction have known all along:  that reading makes us better people.



Study: Reading novels makes us better thinkers 

 Enjoy!  And let me know your thoughts on the matter.

 

Monday, June 24, 2013

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Recommendations


http://www.amazon.com/Storm-Front-Dresden-Files-Book-ebook/dp/B000WH7PLS/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1419273335&sr=1-1&keywords=dresden+files

I was recommended a book (series actually).  And as you may remember I don’t typically read the books someone recommends.  Part of the reason is an irrational fear that if my assessment differs from theirs they will be offended, the other part being I just like to find my own stuff.  I broke my own rule this time for 2 reasons:  #1 is that the person recommending it was SO passionate about how great it is, and told me enough to get me really interested without giving away any of the plot.  #2 is that the person recommending them has such similar tastes to me that I genuinely felt that this must be great.  

Monday, June 10, 2013

Why Waiting Sucks




Amazon - Amy Plum's page
Remember a while back that I mentioned Kate and Vincent at the end of the post found {HERE}?  I promised that I would give them their own post at some point?  Well, here it is:

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Weather?



http://www.amazon.com/Tempest-1-Destroyers-Holly-Hook-ebook/dp/B00433TBEG/ref=sr_1_6?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1419272987&sr=1-6&keywords=tempest

This was a definitely unique look at the weather, in more ways than one.  It had a good plot:  not something I’d ever even considered before, which is saying a lot with how many paranormal books I’ve read.  In the Elementals people could control things like the weather, I’ve just never heard of people actually BEING weather.  Sort of makes you think though:  I mean, they do name hurricanes…