Ashfall, Book Review

Remember when the movie "Volcano" with Tommy Lee Jones came out in the 90s? And "Dante's Peak" was the same year? Well, I watched both of them and developed a healthy fear of all things lava. Lava hates your self-expression. "Ashfall" by Mike Mullin uses the fears (and hopes) of every doomsday prepper and turns …

The River Wife, Book Review

I have two MO's at the library: 1- Use my Goodreads account to search the stacks for books I want to read. (Sometimes I remember the hold system and utilize that, but that rarely happens cause I head straight for the books, not the PCs.) 2- Pick a random aisle and browse titles until something …

Lailah, Book Review

I thought this book was about zombies. I mean, that cover art just screams "undead"... so I was pleasantly surprised to read that Kelly has written a twist on Angels, Vampires, their origins, and what lies between. (Although I have to admit, Styclar Saga just doesn't roll off the tongue that well.) Francesca is an …