This Is Where It Ends, by Marieke Nijkamp

In the past few years, I’ve added a lot of YA books to my to-read list that I doubt I’ll get to them all. One of the advantages of having a to-read list at Goodreads is that I receive notifications whenever there’s a discount on the eBook edition of one of those books. And that’s […]

The 2017 MLB League Championship Series

On October 1st, I ranked the ten MLB playoff teams this season in the order I wanted them to win the World Series, and I also made predictions about how they’d do in their respective first-round matches. The two Wild-Card games and the four League Division Series are over, and before looking ahead to the […]

Haunting the Deep, by Adriana Mather

Last year, I read Adriana Mather’s stunning debut How to Hang a Witch and declared it my favorite book of 2016. I loved the mash-up between the Salem Witch trials and Mean Girls, with its subtext about persecution and bullying not only in 1692 but in present-day high school. As soon as I learned there’d […]

Author Spotlight: Adriana Mather

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When I think of October, I think of Halloween, and because I grew up just north of Boston, I also think of Salem. My favorite book from 2016 was How to Hang a Witch, set in Salem. Well, its sequel Haunting the Deep just came out a few days ago, and I’m overjoyed and thrilled […]

Follow Me Back, by A.V. Geiger

I had just finished a book, and I had almost a week before another highly anticipated book was going to be released, so I wanted something I could easily read in the interim. Rather than search for something new, I searched through the backlog on my Kindle. Somewhere along the way, I downloaded this book, […]

Author Spotlight: C.J. Williams

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This week, let’s welcome author C.J. Williams and his new book Rise of the Aces: About C.J. Williams Aspiring author. Mobile Logistics Technician. Husband. Father. Huge geek. Whovian. Gamer. Pun Master. Motormouth. Walking quotes/trivia dispenser. Excessive punctuation user. Hello C.J.! Tell us all sorts of stuff about your book! – – – What is your […]

Rise of the Aces, by C.J. Williams

If you’re a fan of the X-Men or of the television show Heroes (the first season, anyway), then allow me to introduce you to a new set of people with mutant and/or superhero powers. I had the pleasure of being an early reader for the intriguing sci-fi/fantasy novel by debut author C.J. Williams, and let […]

My Top 10 2017 MLB Playoff Teams

I try to mix it up with my Top 10 lists, but you know that at the end of December and beginning of January, I’ll be respectively counting down my favorite songs and books read of the year. And December 1 will probably do something holiday related. But it’s October, and it’s MLB playoff season, […]