Review: Soulless by Gail Carriger

This is a review of “Soulless” by Gail Carriger. Published in paperback by Orbit  in October  2009. Amazon Canada has it listed for $9.99.  This is the first book in the “Parasol Protectorate” series. I returned from holidays to one of the worst fates that can happen to a book nerd -– a sewer backup. […]

Review: Waking The Witch

When urban paranormal fiction is discussed, Kelley Armstrong (along with Kim Harrison and Charlaine Harris) is typically cited as one of the authors to read. In Waking The Witch; Ms. Armstrong has released the eleventh book in her “Otherworld” series. It’s difficult to keep a long running series fresh and interesting for the fans (and […]

Review: Keeper of Light and Dust

Target audience: • people women who have tattoos (or that love tattooing) • women who love to watch martial art fighting or that practice martial arts • vampire romance enthusiasts • women who are irresistibly attracted to the handsome stalker type • young people who believe they have “old” souls The problem is, I’m really […]

Review: Chalice

This is a review of Chalice by Robin McKinley. The mass market paperback was published by Ace in November 2009. Amazon Canada has it listed for $9.99. The great temptation when reviewing a book by Robin McKinley is that you simply quote her beautiful prose. The second temptation is that one can so easily get […]

Review: MobiPocket Software

I think of myself as a technical girl, so after listening to your comments about reading with a handheld device I thought I should try it out. I have to admit that the concept was not appealing. While I've been lovin' my HTC Smartphone with it's touch screen; I've found watching movies on it's 3x4 in screen to be less than appealing and reading PDF's an exercise in horizontal scrolling frustration.   [Read more...]