Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Urban fantasy is not usually my thing; in fact I usually see something under that genre and instantly put it down because I can almost guarantee it’s not for me. But then there is Neil Gaiman. The man who defies definition because everything he does…… Continue reading Book Review – Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
I spend a good chunk of my day reading sci fi/fantasy lit blogs. SF Signal and Fantasy Faction being the primary ones, but I enjoy some John Scalzi and the Book Smugglers on occasion. I get around you know. I’m always on the lookout for new ones and today this came across my feed. The post…… Continue reading A response
For the Wheel of Time fans out there, you are of course all aware that the new-and final-book in the series came out last night, A Memory of Light. For those of you who are not Wheel of Time fans…I’m sorry. Luckily (for me) Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal came to my lovely city on…… Continue reading Memory of Light Release Night
Halloween is over :(. I’ve come to appreciate it a lot more since I became a mama. It’s fun to have an excuse to get dressed up and party (but I do that at conventions throughout the year so it’s not my only one) but it’s far more satisfying to see how excited The Kid…… Continue reading Halloween 2011
If you have not heard of Dessa and enjoy thought provoking hip hop, female MC’s, poetry set to music, or feminist music then you should purchase some of her music. Any of it really as everything I’ve heard by her is fabulous and considering the range of music she makes that’s saying something. If you…… Continue reading Review – Dessa’s new album ‘Castor the Twin’
I was mostly saddened by the Oscars last night. I watched half the nominees for Best Picture and will be checking out the others this week as time allows. I made a point to watch the ones I knew stood a chance; Inception, Black Swan, and The Kings Speech but was also able to catch…… Continue reading Oscar Sadness
As you can see our xmas was quite profitable if one is a bibliophile. Thankfully both the Fiance and I are. That’s 23 inches of literature, translating into 20 books about everything from the history of quantum mechanics to a bento cookbook and of course the most recent China Mieville.