Category: Fantasy

How do you read

Survey: How do you like to read? Paper/Hardback? Kindle or Kindle app? Audible? Or a combination of the above? I’m listening to 2 books on Audible by Charles Martin: “What if it’s true” and “Life Interrupted”. I am listening to What if it’s True… Continue Reading “How do you read”

Book Review: The Messenger by Douglas Niles

The Messenger by Douglas Niles My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazonI pulled this off my bookshelf for a re-read. I used to be heavy into Dungeons and Dragons. The Dragonlance series was written with the gamer in mind. My problem with this one was… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Messenger by Douglas Niles”

Book Review: The ship who Sang By Anne McCaffrey

The Ship Who Sang by Anne McCaffrey My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon The ship who sang is the anchor for the Brainship series. This book was more of a compilation of 5 short stories and novellas published between 1961 and 1969. Every volume… Continue Reading “Book Review: The ship who Sang By Anne McCaffrey”

Book Review: Stars and Empire: 10 Galactic Tales by Jay allan and others

Stars & Empire by Jay Allan My rating: 3 of 5 stars Galactic war and more war Sorry just too much of the same plain vanilla space war where the authors don’t even bother to develop alien species. I think the m more of… Continue Reading “Book Review: Stars and Empire: 10 Galactic Tales by Jay allan and others”

Book Review: Shadow of the Conqueror by Shad M. Brooks

Shadow of the Conqueror by Shad M. Brooks My rating: 4 of 5 starsamazonIt took me a while to understand the world and how it worked, but the story was quite good and turned out as I would have expected, so there is that.… Continue Reading “Book Review: Shadow of the Conqueror by Shad M. Brooks”

Book Review: Freedom’s Challenge By Anne McCaffrey

Freedom’s Challenge by Anne McCaffrey My rating: 5 of 5 stars<a href="http://<a href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18942452-freedom-s-challenge&quot; style="float: left; padding-right: 20px"><img border="0" alt="Freedom's Challenge" src="https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1385359296l/18942452._SX98_.jpg&quot; /></a><a href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18942452-freedom-s-challenge">Freedom's Challenge</a> by <a href="https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/26.Anne_McCaffrey">Anne McCaffrey</a><br/> My rating: <a href="https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3312882413">5 of 5 stars</a><br /><br /> <strong>What a Ride!</strong><br /><br />Save the whole… Continue Reading “Book Review: Freedom’s Challenge By Anne McCaffrey”

Book Review: Freedom’s Choice By Anne McCaffrey

Freedom’s Choice by Anne McCaffrey My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon Okay, now I am cheering for Botany. Thousands of people from different worlds are removed by the Eosi (Catteni) to control the planets, they are dropped by the shipful on planets that the… Continue Reading “Book Review: Freedom’s Choice By Anne McCaffrey”

Book Review: The curious incident of the dog in the night-time By Mark Haddon

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonAmazonMy rating: 3 of 5 stars I’ll say the same thing here as I did for “The Color Purple”: wonderful story but difficult to follow. I guess that was the point of it… Continue Reading “Book Review: The curious incident of the dog in the night-time By Mark Haddon”

Book Review: To Ride Pegasus By Anne McCaffrey

To Ride Pegasus by Anne McCaffrey My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon Okay, that was actually more like third time read. The story is well developed and definitely in the Science Fiction genre. Good plot twists, good character development, good overall flow, and execution.… Continue Reading “Book Review: To Ride Pegasus By Anne McCaffrey”

Book Review: Freedom’s Landing By Anne McCaffrey

Freedom’s Landing by Anne McCaffrey My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon This series is going to keep me up nights. Clearly in the Science Fiction category of the author’s talents. I appreciate the author’s ability to develop and flesh out alien species, behaviors, health… Continue Reading “Book Review: Freedom’s Landing By Anne McCaffrey”