Let the Photons Fill Your Sails

In Revenger, author Alastair Reynolds takes the reader to a time and place where sail ships plying the trade winds link scattered islands of humanity, and sailors search for buried treasure and adventure. This is a world where things are measured in spans and leagues, travel takes weeks or months between settlements. And all of […]

READ/WRITE [Episode 3] Tonight at 8pm

I’ll be streaming my bi-weekly book club, read/write,  tonight at 8pm EST on Accidental Origin. We’ll be discussing the first half of Ursula LeGuin’s 1974 novel, The Dispossessed. For the audio only version of previous episodes, check readwrite.podbean.com. To watch previous episodes, check out the YouTube channel.

read/write Episode One!

Its out! I was so excited about it, I completely forgot to post anything. I, and my co-hosts, recorded and broadcast the first episode of read/write, our Twitch book club and podcast on 6 March 2017. In Episode 1, we discuss the first half of Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Last Wish, one of several novels that […]

2016: A Book Odyssey

Okay, so I posted a while ago that I had only read eleven books this year. I was so disappointed with myself. Well, after playing around with Goodreads, entering books for days, I realized that was a bit of an understatement. At this point I’ve managed to crank that number up to fifteen novels, plus […]

The First Rule of Book Club

I’m not a big fan of clubs. I don’t object to the idea itself. Its the people. Everyone else seems to want to be part of a group. I go out of my way not to be. But there is one type of club I’ve always found intriguing. Book clubs at least make sense. I’m […]

More Like Great Reads

I created a Goodreads account a couple of days ago. I then spent a feverish thirty-six hours entering every book I could remember reading. The more I added, the more I remembered, and the more I added. I knew I read a lot of books, but the number of books I had forgotten I have […]