Category Archive: Book Review

I don’t like your Puppy, George Saunders. Will you marry me?*

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*George Saunders is married and so am I so I don’t really want to marry him so much as eat his brains and absorb the fatty genius within. But not until he writes… Continue reading

Confessional Classic: I Love Your Books, But…

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Oh, how I love me some fantasy novels. They are a pleasure without the guilt because when they’re good, they’re really good. And there’s so many sub genres to choose from: Urban Fantasy (The Dresden… Continue reading

Reading at Midnight

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Months ago I strolled through the online library in search of new things to read. That’s where I came across Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt. I remembered seeing the movie… Continue reading

I Love Your Books, But…

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Oh, how I love me some fantasy novels. They are a pleasure without the guilt because when they’re good, they’re really good. And there’s so many sub genres to choose from: Urban (The Dresden Files… Continue reading

The Wizard Made Me Do It

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I’m going to do something a bit different for my book review. I’m going to tell you about a book that I’m not done reading. (Truthfully, if you’ve read my other blog, you… Continue reading

From the Stacks: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

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Do you have a book that you return to from time to time? I have a few myself. Lately I’ve been thinking about Robert A. Heinlein’s novel, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress.

Put simply, it’s a story of revolution.

From the Stacks: A Dirty Job

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One of the hardest genres to write in has to be comedy. Humor is so subjective, it tends to be more miss than hit. Now throw out sarcasm, which doesn’t come across in… Continue reading

Book Review: N.K. Jemisin’s The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

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From the Stacks is a recurring feature at PLC where we review books from our nightstand stacks- because whether published two years ago or twenty, a good book is a good book. The… Continue reading

Give Yourself the Right to Write

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This week The Amys and I dived into our collection of books to share a particular selection on writing that might benefit others. Have you ever been to your local bookstore or library… Continue reading

Review: Writing the Breakout Novel

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This week at the PLC we’re reviewing books on writing. As I am always looking for an excuse to read yet more books on writing, I picked up a copy of Writing the… Continue reading

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